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1933 Goudey Complete Set of 239 (No #106 Lajoie)
Starting Bid - $2,500.00, Sold For - $13,800.00
30% Ex or better, 65% range from Vg to Vg-Ex/Ex (averaging Vg-Ex), 5% slightly lesser grades. The 1933 Goudey set is the first major gum card set of the 1930s and is universally recognized as the most popular and significant set of the era. Highlighted by four Babe Ruths and two Lou Gehrigs, the set includes all the stars of the 1930s including an incredible 60 Hall of Famers (all of which are graded individually below). This is a very pleasing medium-grade set. Keys: #1 Bengough (Vg), 2 Vance (Vg), 5 Herman (Ex), 7 Lyons (Vg), 19 Dickey (Ex), 20 Terry (Ex), 22 Traynor (Vg-Ex), 23 Cuyler (Vg-Ex), 25 Waner (Ex), 29 Foxx (Vg-Ex), 31 Lazzeri (Vg), 35 Simmons (Vg-Ex/Ex), 42 Collins (Ex), 44 Bottomley (Ex), 47 Manush (Vg-Ex), 49 Frisch (Ex), 53 Ruth (Gd-Vg), 56 Ruffing (Vg-Ex), 60 Hoyt (Vg), 63 Cronin (Vg-Ex), 64 Grimes (Vg-Ex), 73 Haines (Vg), 74 Rixey (Ex), 76 Cochrane (Ex), 79 Faber (Vg-Ex/Ex), 89 Speaker (Vg-Ex), 92 Gehrig (Vg), 102 Jackson (Vg), 103 Coombs (Vg-Ex), 107 Manush (Ex), 109 Cronin (Ex), 110 Goslin (Ex), 117 Maranville (Vg-Ex), 119 Hornsby (Ex-Mt), 125 Terry (Vg-Ex), 127 Ott (Vg), 128 Klein (Ex), 133 Lindstrom (Vg), 134 Rice (Vg), 138 Pennock (Vg-Ex), 144 Ruth (Vg-Ex, nice clean card, no creases, a little corner wear and slightly off center as is common for this card), 147 Durocher (Vg-Ex), 149 Ruth (Vg due to corner wear, centered 30/70 L/R and T/B, clean card with no creases), 154 Foxx (possible very slight trim otherwise Ex), 158 Berg (Vg-Ex), 160 Gehrig (possible very slight trim, Ex-Mt appearance), 164 Waner (Vg), 168 Goslin (Vg), 181 Ruth (solid Vg, mostly due to corner rounding, attractive card), 188 Hornsby (Vg), 189 Cronin (Vg-Ex), Averill (Ex), 202 Hartnett (Ex), 207 Ott (Ex), 211 Wilson (Vg-Ex), 216 Gomez (Vg-Ex/Ex), 220 Grove (possible slight trim otherwise Ex), 222 Gehringer (Gd-Vg), 223 Dean (Vg), 230 Hubbell (Ex), 234 Hubbell (Vg-Ex/Ex), and 240 Schumacher (Ex). Total 239 cards. Reserve $2,500. Estimate $5,000/$10,000. SOLD FOR $13,800.00
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