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1957 Sweetule Products "Famous Sports Records" Complete Sets (25) with Joe Louis

Lot Number 1556

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Averages NM-MT condition throughout.


Sweetule Products released a 1957 set featuring record-setters in various sports, pictured on 25 different trading cards, for the U.K. market. Presented here is a group of 25 complete sets. Each set contains 25 cards; one set has been opened to show contents, the other 24 remain in the glassine wrapping as they left the factory. The sets are all original versions with blue- or black-printed text on the cards' backs.


A card of boxing champion Joe Louis is the release's key item. Other luminaries pictured on their own cards include Rafer Johnson, Roger Bannister and Sir Edmund Hillary.


The set's full checklist includes #'s 1 Bannister, 2 C.J. Chataway, 3 Emil Zatopek, 4 Johnson, 5 Reg Harris, 6 Billy Wright, 7 Stanley Matthews, 8 Frank Swift, 9 Bert Trautmann, 10 Ken Jones, 11 Donald Campbell, 12 John Cobb, 13 Geoff Duke, 14 Johnny Allen, 15 Peter Twiss, 16 Sir Donald Bradman, 17 Sir Len Hutton, 18 University Boat Race, 19 Sir Gordon Richards, 20 Pat Smythe, 21 Louis, 22 Paul Anderson,  23 Anton Huiskes, 24 Tauno Luiro and 25 Hillary.

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