Lot # 30: 1952 JF 72 Lotte Gum Tokuji Iida (HOF)--RARE

Category: Baseball Cards

Starting Bid: $50.00

Bids: 7 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Auction 56: Ended 11/17/2019",
which ran from 10/29/2019 2:00 PM to
11/16/2019 11:00 PM



This card was not known to exist until a few months ago. Thus, it is not found in the Japanese Baseball Card Checklist & Price Guide, Vintage Edition 2.1. Two examples have recently been discovered. Obviously, this is a rare card of a Hall of Fame member. The card design is quite similar to 1949 Bowman. Tokuji Iida was a top first baseman during his 17 year career in Japan Pro Baseball with the Hawks and Swallows (1947-1963). He earned the 1955 Pacific League MVP award, and had a consecutive appearances streak of 1,208 games.

Size: 1 7/8" x 2 3/8"

Condition: Would be Ex/Mt but has black scuff marks on the back.

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