The 1959 JF25 Fujiya Gum large color premiums are striking in appearance. They are generally considered to be among the most beautiful Japanese issues of all time. They are also rare, having earned a scarcity factor of R5 in the
Japanese Baseball Card Checklist & Price Guide, Vintage Edition 2.1 by Gary Engel. This means that 5 or fewer examples of each card in the set are known to exist. This lot of blank backed beauties contains the following players: (first image,
top row left to right) Kazuhiro Yamauchi (HOF), Shigeru Fujio, Tatsuro Hirooka (HOF), Kenjiro Tamiya (HOF), Katsuya Nomura (HOF), (bottom row left to right) Kenjiro Tamiya (HOF), Hachiro Yamamoto, Takao Kajimoto (HOF),Toru Mori.
Size: Each card is 5" x 7 1/2".
Condition: Range--Vg to Ex/Mt. Average Condition--Vg/Ex.