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1933 R319 Goudey Near-Complete Set SGC Graded (210 of 240)

Starting Bid - $2,500.00, Sold For - $19,720.00

The 1933 Goudey set is universally recognized as the single most popular and collected of all 1930s gum issues, and one of the most significant of all prewar baseball card issues. This near-complete set (210 of the 240 cards) has been graded in its entirety by SGC. The near set is highlighted by fifty-one Hall of Famers including two Babe Ruths (#149 and #181) and one Lou Gehrig (#92). Ninety cards range from Ex to Nr/Mt+, ninety-eight cards range from Vg to Vg-Ex, and twenty-two cards are in lesser grades. The SGC grades are as follows: NM+ 86 (1 card): #232 O'Doul. NM 84 (2 cards): #220 Grove and 234 Hubbell. EX/NM 80 (7 cards): #41, 59, 76 Cochrane, 87, 112, 116, and 138 Pennock. EX+ 70 (26 cards): #11, 15, 21, 23 Cuyler, 27, 57, 66, 67, 77, 85, 93, 95, 122, 129, 169, 174, 182, 188 Hornsby, 191, 197 Ferrell, 198, 201, 210, 217 Crosetti, 218, and 239. EX 60 (54 cards): #5 Herman, 7 Lyons, 8, 10, 16, 17, 25 P. Waner, 26, 37, 40, 42 Collins, 43, 46, 47 Manush, 48, 54, 55, 69, 72, 75, 78, 84, 86, 88, 107 Manush, 108, 110 Goslin, 117 Maranville, 118, 126, 130 Fitzsimmons, 131, 132, 140, 141, 142, 153, 156, 161, 166, 176, 178, 181 Babe Ruth, 186, 190, 195, 199, 204, 205, 212, 221, 224, 228, and 233. VG/EX 50 (42 cards): #1 Bengough, 9, 13, 18, 38, 39, 60 Hoyt, 71, 73 Haines, 74 Rixey, 79 Faber, 92 Lou Gehrig, 97, 111, 113, 120, 121, 123, 124, 135, 143, 146, 149 Babe Ruth, 150, 152, 155, 158 Berg, 168 Goslin, 173, 192, 194 Averill, 196, 207 Ott, 209 Luque, 213, 214, 215, 223 Dean, 225, 231, 236, and 238. VG 40 (56): #4, 12, 14, 19 Dickey, 22 Traynor, 24, 28, 30, 31 Lazzeri, 35 Simmons, 44 Bottomley, 49 Frisch, 50, 51, 52, 56 Ruffing, 58 O'Doul, 61, 62 Martin, 64 Grimes, 65, 68, 81, 83, 89 Speaker, 94, 96, 99, 101, 105, 114, 125 Terry, 128 Klein, 134 Rice, 137, 139, 145, 154 Foxx, 165 Sewell, 167, 171, 172, 175, 183, 187 Manush, 189 Cronin, 193, 206, 208, 211 Wilson, 222 Gehringer, 226, 230 Hubbell, 235, 237, and 240 Schumacher. GOOD 30 (13): #6, 29 Foxx (the best looking "Good" we have ever seen), 32, 33, 36, 70, 80, 82, 91, 136, 202 Hartnett, 227 Herman, and 229 Vaughan. FAIR 20 (4): #2 Vance, 3, 100, and 164 L. Waner. POOR 10 (5): #34, 45, 63 Cronin, 98, and 133 Lindstrom. The following thirty card numbers are missing for completion (with Hall of Famers also noted by name): #'s 20 Terry, 53 Ruth, 90, 102 Jackson, 103 Combs, 104, 106 Lajoie, 109 Cronin, 115, 119 Hornsby, 127 Ott, 144 Ruth, 147 Durocher, 148, 151, 157, 159, 160 Gehrig, 162, 163, 170, 177, 179, 180, 184, 185, 200, 203, 216 Gomez, and 219. This collection of 210 different represents the foundation for a solid medium-grade complete set of this classic 1930s gum card issue. Total 210 cards. Reserve $2,500. Estimate $5,000/$10,000. SOLD FOR $19,720.00


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