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1954-1955 Sports Illustrated Lot of (5) with First (4) Issues & 1-Year Anniversary

Lot Number 1163

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Trace the origin of a classic publication with this group of early edition magazines. From it's start in 1954, Sports Illustrated has captured the attention of sports fans with timely articles and captivating photographs to rank as one of the leading publications of the last sixty-plus years. Devoted readers and serious publication pursuers will delight in this selection of important issues, featuring the first (4) ever published and the one-year anniversary edition.

The featured issues average (VG to VG-EX) due to moderate rippling and light staining at bottom, attributable to previous moisture contact, with: 8/16/54 Inaugural Issue with Topps card foldout intact but stained at bottom; 8/23/64 Second Issue with Topps card foldout intact but stained at bottom; 8/30/54 Third Issue; 9/6/54 Fourth Issue; 8/15/55 One-Year Anniversary Issue (first issue does not have an address label on front, the other four issues do have an address label on the fronts).

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