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1933-1936 Goudey and Diamond Stars Collection Including Ruth and Gehrig (175)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $3,231.25

Very substantial low-grade collection of 175 bubble-gum cards from two of the most popular gum issues of the 1930s: 1933 Goudey and 1934-1936 Diamond Stars. The collection includes fifty-nine Hall of Famers, including Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. The cards are overall in Good condition, handled, but not abused, with some cards technically grading only Fair or Fr-Gd, and a few cards grading slightly higher. 1) 1933 Goudey (88 cards): #2 Vance (Fr), 3 Critz (Gd), 5 Herman (Pr-Fr), 6, 12, 18, 22 Traynor (Pr), 23 Cuyler (Vg-Ex), 24, 26, 29 Foxx (Gd-Vg), 32, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42 Collins (Gd-Vg), 44 Bottomley (Pr), 55, 57, 60 Hoyt (Gd-Vg), 63 Cronin (Pr), 64 Grimes (Vg), 66, 74 Rixey (Gd), 75, 79 Faber (Pr), 89 Speaker (Vg/Vg-Ex), 92 Gehrig (Pr-Fr), 93, 100, 101, 102 Jackson (Gd-Vg), 103 Combs (Pr), 104, 105, 107 Manush (Gd-Vg), 119 Hornsby (Pr), 120, 124, 125 Terry (Gd-Vg), 127 Ott (Gd-Vg), 128 Klein (Vg), 129, 130, 132, 135, 138 Pennock (Pr), 139, 144 Ruth (Fr-Gd), 146, 148, 151, 152, 153, 155, 159, 166, 167, 168 Goslin (Vg), 169, 183, 184, 185, 186, 188 Hornsby (Fr), 189 Cronin (Gd-Vg), 190, 191, 192, 193, 194 Averill (Gd), 195, 207 Ott (Vg), 209, 211 Wilson (Pr), 213, 218, 219, 222 Gehringer (Gd), 230 Hubbell (Pr), 231, 232 O'Doul (Gd-Vg), 235, 236, 237, and 239. 2) 1934-1936 Diamond Stars Partial Set (86 of the 108 cards in the set): Missing the following twenty-two cards for completion: #1 Grove, 8, 19, 38, 46, 48 Ferrell, 49, 61, 64, 72, 86 Crosetti, 94, 97 Lopez, 98, 99, 100 Averill, 101, 103 Dickey, 104, 105 Lombardi, 107, and 108. Keys: #2 Simmons (Fr-Gd), 3 Maranville (Pr-Fr), 9 Cochrane (Gd), 11 Dickey (Gd), 14 Terry (Fr-Gd), 16 Waner (Gd), 17 Frisch (Gd), 18 Hafey (Gd-Vg), 27 Traynor (Pr), 28 Lopez (Gd-Vg), 30 Manush (Vg), 31 Cuyler (Vg), 32 Rice (Gd), 35 Averill (Vg), 36 Lombardi (Vg), 39 Hubbell (Vg), 43 Lyons (Gd), 44 Hornsby (Fr-Gd), 50 Ott (Gd), 54 Greenberg (Gd), 59 Bottomley (Vg), 60 Ruffing (Gd-Vg), 63 Jackson (Vg-Ex), 66 Medwick (Gd), 74 Lazzeri (Gd-Vg), 77 Gehringer (Gd-Vg), 83 Waner (Vg), 91 Harris (Gd), and 95 Appling (Gd). This is a tremendous lot for the collector who wants original, authentic, classic 1930s bubble-gum cards, including virtually all the great Hall of Famers of the era, without spending a fortune. Total 175 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $3,231.25


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