Lot # 39: 1948 JRM 2 Starburst Round Menko Complete Set (10 cards) w/ 9 HOFers Incl. Kawakami, Betto (Rookie), etc.

Category: Baseball Cards

Starting Bid: $90.00

Bids: 5 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Auction 63: Ended 4/9/2022",
which ran from 3/26/2022 7:00 PM to
4/9/2022 11:00 PM

The JRM 2 set is known to have been manufactured in five different sizes, ranging from 1 7/8" to 3 9/32" in diameter. The lot offered here is a complete set of the 1 7/8" variety.

Nine of the 10 cards in the set depict Japan Hall of Fame members. The players' surnames are printed in Japanese text on the front. The ten players in the set are: (top row, left to right) Tetsuharu Kawakami (HOF), Fumio Fujimura (HOF), Kaoru Betto (HOF) (rookie card), (2nd row, left to right) Michio Nishizawa (HOF), Henry Tadashi "Bozo" Wakabayashi (HOF) (Hawaii), Shigeru Chiba (HOF), (3rd row, left to right) Hiroshi Oshita (HOF), Noboru Aota (HOF), Takehiko Bessho (HOF), (bottom row) Nobuo Nakatani

Blank backed cards.

Size: Each card is 1 7/8" in diameter.

Condition: All cards are Nm/Mt, but some are off-centered which is quite common for the issue.

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