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1939 HALL OF FAME CENTENNIAL STAMP COMPLETE SET UNCUT SHEETS INC. ORIGINAL ALBUM.....IMPOSSIBLY SCARCE
Offered here is a rare and seldom seen set of baseball stamps produced by the Baseball Hall of Fame, along with the ORIGINAL STAMP album...The stamps were issued in a complete sheet of 25 numbered stamps (each of which misspelled the word "Centennial"), the stamps featuring some of the game's great players(BABE RUTH, TY COBB, HONUS WAGNER EDDIE COLLINS, ET AL...) and important milestones. The stamps were designed by former ballplayer Al Demaree, who also designed the oversized R304 Demaree Die-Cut cards of 1934.
The stamps and album are both pristine and intact, though the stamp sheet, distributed folded into rows of two, appears to have one row of stamps (numbers 21 through 25) adhered to another (numbers 1 through 5). It is, of course, entirely possible, should one choose, to remove these stamps and detach them, though I believe keeping them intact and uncut best preserves their value and historical importance.
The stamp album is unused, lightly toned but otherwise in NR/MT condition, and contains 32 pages.
This is the first example of this album and uncut sheet of stamps that I have ever come across.....A fantastic grouping of items from baseball's centennial, in outstanding condition, as issued by the Hall of Fame. One sheet of 25 stamps and one album total........COMPELLING & RARE OFFERING!!
PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE PICTURED PSA GRADED BABE RUTH SOLD FOR $1000...OFFERED HERE IS A PRISTINE UNCUT SHEET OF 25 STAMPS INCLUDING BABE RUTH....