Lot # 101: c. 1965 Uncatalogued Yomiuri Giants Yukata Cards—Sadaharu Oh (HOF)—First Example Seen

Category: Baseball Cards

Starting Bid: $60.00

Bids: 4 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Auction 65 - Ended 3/18/2023",
which ran from 2/27/2023 5:00 PM to
3/18/2023 11:00 PM

While we have recently discovered several cards in this set, this is the first card of Sadaharu Oh to come to light.

Each sepia tone card in the set was originally offered by the Yomiuri Giants in a package containing a yukata (light Japanese robe). The card was held in place by two pieces of string on top of the actual yukata.  The card is a facsimile autographed photo depicting the player modeling the yukata.  The yukata with card attached was initially wrapped in plastic.  Card sizes may vary by up to nearly 1/4 inch in both the vertical and horizontal directions. 

Blank back card

Size:  3 3/8” x 5 1/2"

Condition:  Ex/Mt to Nm

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