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1939-1948 Gum Card Collection (131)
Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,875.00
"Shoebox" collection of 131 gum cards including many Hall of Famers. Five different sets are represented: 1) 1939 Play Ball (36 cards): Vg-Ex to Ex. Keys: #1 Powell (Ex), 51 Ott (Vg-Ex), two 50 Gehringer (Vg-Ex/Ex and Ex), 55 Vaughan (Vg-Ex/Ex), 56 Greenberg (Vg-Ex), 89 L/Waner (Vg-Ex/Ex), 103 Berg (Ex-Mt). Lot also includes ten scarce high numbers (117-162). 2) 1941 Double Play Gum (34 cards): 28 cards ranging from Vg to Vg-Ex/Ex, 6 cards in Good condition. Keys: #33/34 Vaughan (Vg-Ex), 59/60 Cronin/Foxx (Gd), 65/66 Dickey (Vg), 67/68 Ruffing (Vg), 69/70 Appling (Vg), 39/40 Mize/Slaughter (Vg-Ex), 81/82 Williams/Cronin (Vg), 85/86 Greenberg/Ruffing(Vg). 3) 1940 Play Ball (23 cards): Vg-Ex to Ex (no creases but a few cards have heavy toning). Includes five scarce high numbers. 4) 1941 Play Ball (5 cards): Poor to Vg. Keys: two #14 Ted Williams (one fair, one poor). 5) 1948 Leaf (33 cards): Condition ranges from Vg to Vg-Ex/Ex (several cards Ex, several slightly lesser). Keys: #3 Ruth (Vg/Vg-Ex), two 38 Klu (one with very light blue background, one with dark blue background, both Vg-Ex), 70 Wagner (Gd), 106 Boudreau (Gd), 46 Mize (Vg), 149 Majeski (rare #, G-Vg). Total 131 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $2,875.00
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