One of the pioneering sets for football, 1948 Leaf features the first mainstream issues for Sammy Baugh, Chuck Bednarik, Sid Luckman, Leo Nomellini, Bobby Layne, Jackie Jensen, Charley Conerly, Bob Waterfield, Johnny Lujack, Steve Van Buren, and many more!!
NM-MT condition standards:
- Centering: 60/40 both ways or better on front. 80/20 or better on back.
- Corners: Sharp to the naked eye, but slight imperfections allowed under close examination.
- Edges: Relatively smooth borders. Specks of chipping visible to the naked eye are allowed.
- Surface: A few minor print spots. Very minor color or focus imperfections. Solid gloss with very minor scratches detectable only upon close inspection. Or a subtle metallic print line.