A Woolworth store display announcing the new 1952 Topps Baseball Cards.
This 1952 Topps baseball Cards Wax Box with 24 individual
packs of cards sold for $208,740.00 at auction in 2004.
The fascination with baseball players can be
found in the 1880's edition of
Blackjack style playing
Two examples from the decks published in the late 1880's feature two Philadelphia players,
Mulvey, third baseman and Farrar, the first baseman.
Your looking at 84 unopened packs of1952 Topps Baseball Cards. These were all 1st series packs and had cards #1-80 possible.
1952 Topps Baseball Cards empty 24 box case. This is how the Woolworths store
shown above would have received the cards to arrange their display.
Another view of the 1952 Topps Baseball Cards empty 24 box case.