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1933-1941 Baseball Gum Card Collection (92)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,972.00

Very unusual and substantial "shoebox collection" of ninety-two assorted cards (plus one Babe Ruth celluloid scorer) from 1933 to 1941, with representation from seventeen different issues, including many stars and Hall of Famers, ranging in grade from Very Good to Excellent condition overall (unless otherwise noted): 1) R316 Portraits and Action (3 cards): DeBerry, Hendrick and Babe Herman. 2) 1927 W560 (5 cards): 5 assorted including Vance (Ex). 3) 1933 R333 DeLong (3 cards): three #10 O'Doul (Gd, Vg and Ex). 4) 1933 R305 Tattoo Orbit #48 O'Doul (Vg-Ex). 5) 1933 R319 Goudey (23 cards): #13, 17, 32, 58 O'Doul (Vg), 68, 70, 72, 77, 78, two 99, 118, 125 Terry (Ex-Mt), 141, 143, two 151, three 155, 180, 211 Wilson (Vg-Ex), and 215. 6) 1934 R320 Goudey (6 cards): #46, 47, 49, two 50, and 89. 7) 1935 R321 Goudey (2 cards): two #3E (commons). 8) 1936 R322 Goudey #1 Berger. 9) 1938 R323 Goudey #278 Mungo. 10) 1934-36 R327 Diamond Stars (13 cards): #5, 19, 28 Lopez (Vg-Ex), 33, 39 Hubbell (Vg-Ex), 45, 50 Ott (Vg-Ex), 55, 60 Ruffing (Ex), 68, 82, 89, and 95 Appling (Vg-Ex). 11) 1935 Babe Ruth Quaker Oats celluloid scorer, 1.75 inches in diameter "B" on cap (Braves) variation. Ex-Mt. 12) 1939 R334 Play Ball (17 cards): #6 Durocher (Ex-Mt), 13, 68, 74, two 76, two 95, 109, two 110, three 111, 134, 139, and 141. 13) 1940 R335 Play Ball (4 cards): #65, 73, 173 Lajoie (Vg), and 207. 14) 1941 R336 Play Ball (7 cards): #51, two 52, two 53, 54 Reese (Gd), and 55. 15) 1941 R330 Double Play (3 cards): #13/14, 17/18, and 23/24 Reese (Ex). 16) 1949 M. P. & Co.: #106 Reese (Vg-Ex). 17) 1936 R312 (2 cards): Mungo and Altrock/Schacht. This is a very substantial assortment of quality 1930s cards, with a particularly high concentration of Brooklyn Dodgers players, including many Hall of Famers. Total 92 cards plus Babe Ruth scorer. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $1,972.00


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