The 1948 Leaf Boxing set consists of 50 skip-numbered cards, each 2-3/8" by 2-7/8". The set features pugilists from the 1800s through the 1940s. Each card bears a posed likeness of the athlete, most with a neon-like red or blue background and rectangle at the bottom edge identifying his name. Key fighters include Jack Dempsey (#1), Jim Jeffries (#9), Tony Zale (#15), Abe Attell (#25), Max Schmeling (#32), Jack Sharkey (#38), Joe Louis (#48), James J. Corbett (#55), Bob Fitzsimmons (#63), Sugar Ray Robinson (#64), Georges Carpentier (#67), Gene Tunney (#73), John L Sullivan (#101) and Jake LaMotta (#102). Rocky Graziano (#50) is an exceedingly scarce short print and nearly impossible to secure in any grade, making the set “complete” at 49 cards. The coarse cardstock of the product also limits high-grade examples.
Notes: This set is a work in progress. As new varieties are graded, they may be added to the set.
|Rank||Set Name||% Complete||GPA Weighted||GPA with Top
|1||RingKing 2006200720082009201020112012||56.84%||7.62||R 8.59||05.16|
|3||Mastro Auctions||51.58%||7.33||R 7.45||03.60|
|4||David Curtis 20042005||49.47%||7.62||7.82||03.53|
|5||AlanS 1948 Leaf Boxing - Master||51.58%||6.33||6.33||03.06|