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1954-1980s Sports Illustrated Issues (30) with 1st Issue & 25th Anniversary Hardback

Lot Number 1388

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The EX-MT file copy of Sports Illustrated #1 comes with a Sports Collectibles COA that reads, "This certifies that the enclosed August 16, 1954 Sports Illustrated Magazine is an authentic and genuine Original 1954 Press-Run First Issue...The print production quantity of this Sports Illustrated First Issue was approximately 600,000...This further certifies that I did personally open in October 1995 the original 1954 bundle in which this Sports Illustrated Magazine was packed."

 

The remainder of the collection averages about VG condition in the 1960/early 1970s, VG-EX to EX in the later 1970s/1980s, and EX to EX-MT in the 1990s/2000s. There are full/partial mailing labels scattered throughout. Great cover cameos!

 

8/3/54 (3rd Issue)

8/1/66

5/22/67

1/12/70

12/20-27/76 (double issue)

11/22/76 (Walter Payton)

7/11/77

7/18/77 (Rod Carew/Ted Williams)

9/12/77

11/28/77 (Larry Bird first SI cover)

1977 Year in Sports (special issue)

3/13/78

5/8/78 (ripped cover)

4/2/79 (Magic Johnson)

8/13/79 25th Anniversary Issue (hardbound special issue)

7/14/80

12/27/82-1/3/83 Sportsman of the Year (Wayne Gretzky, double issue)

11/28/83 (Michael Jordan/Sam Perkins, first SI Jordan cover)

2/7/83

6/30/86

1989 35th Anniversary (special issue)

4/8/91

2/3/92

4/13/92

1992 Classic (Willie Mays)

11/25/96 (Ted Williams)

4/26/99 (Wayne Gretzky)

10/3/01 (Cal Ripken, special issue)

2016 Swimsuit Issue



 
 
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