Lot # 23: 1949 Uncatalogued Bromide--Victor Starffin (HOF) (Russia) & Fumio Fujimura (HOF)--1st Example Known

Category: Baseball Cards

Starting Bid: $150.00

Bids: 1 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Auction 54 Ended 10/28/2018",
which ran from 10/5/2018 4:00 PM to
10/27/2018 11:00 PM

We have never seen this card before. Moreover, we have no idea as to the set from which it emanates. The image depicts Victor Starffin pitching to Fumio Fujimura. Since Fujimura is wearing a Tigers uniform worn only in 1948 and 1949, and Starffin is wearing a Stars uniform used only in 1949 and 1950, we know that the photographic image on the card dates from 1949. While Starffin's and Fujimura's names are printed on the card by the manufacturer, the identity of the umpire remains a mystery. Blank backed.

Size: 3 1/2" x 2 3/4"

Condition: The front is Ex to Ex/Mt. There is additional paper and glue on the blank back, which is consistent with the card having originally been issued by the manufacturer on a display sheet, but it is also possible that this paper and glue is simply the result of the card having been placed in a scrapbook by a previous owner.

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