Lot # 95: 1980 JY 12 Yamakatsu Box of 50 Packs/2 cards per pack--Oh, Harimoto, etc. w/Albums

Category: Baseball Cards

Starting Bid: $200.00

Bids: 8 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
Lot / Auction Closed

This lot is closed. Bidding is not allowed.

Item was in Auction "Auction 62: Ended 11/14/2021",
which ran from 10/30/2021 8:00 PM to
11/13/2021 11:00 PM

This lot is a box 50 unopened packs of 1980 JY 12 Yamakatsu cards. Each pack contains two cards, so there are a total of 100 cards in the lot. There are 15 HOF/Golden Players with cards in this set including Sadaharu Oh--world HR record (3 diff.), Isao Harimoto--3,000 hits, 500 HR, Yutaka Fukumoto--over 1,000 SB, Koji Yamamoto--500 HR (3 diff.), Yutaka Enatsu--voted best Japanese pitcher of all time, Takeshi Koba, Yasunori Oshima, Michio Arito, Choji Murata--first Japanese pitcher to have successful arm surgery, Tsutomu Wakamatsu and Katsuo Osugi.

We don't have any idea as to the distribution of cards in this box, but since the set contains 64 cards, we would assume that the winner of the lot, if he/she chose to open the packs, would be well on the way to completing a complete set of Nm/Mt and Mint cards. There are also three albums included in the box. Two albums have Nobuyuki Kagawa on the cover. The other cover depicts Kazuhiko Ushijima.

Not only is this lot great for set building, but it has wonderful potential for many high grades from third party authentication and grading services. Although we can't be sure what cards will be in this particular box, the expected number of Sadaharu Oh cards is six. In our Auction #60 held in March of this year, a lot of two 1980 Yamakatsu Sadaharu Oh cards graded PSA 9 sold for $308.40.

Size: Each card is 2" x 2 3/4". The box is 11 1/2" x 3 1/2".

Condition: It is expected that nearly all cards in the unopened packs would be in Nm/Mt or Mint condition. The box is Ex.

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