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Lot # 495 (of 1560)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1934-1936 R327 Diamond Stars Collection (298) Including 104 HOFers and 15 High Numbers

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $5,875

Very large, overall low-grade collection of 298 bubble-gum cards (including 92 different of the 108 cards in the set) from one of the most popular gum issues of the 1930s: 1934-1936 R327 Diamond Stars. The collection includes an incredible 104 Hall of Famers (27 different), including Rogers Hornsby, Jimmie Foxx, and Bill Dickey, plus fifteen rare high-number cards (#97-108). The cards are overall in Good condition, handled, but not abused, with some cards technically grading only Poor or Pr-Fr, the best cards grading Vg, and including many cards with a stronger than Vg appearance but with a slight trim. Keys (quantities in parentheses): #2 Simmons (5), 3 Maranville (3), 9 Cochrane (4), 11 Dickey (3), 14 Terry (2), 16 Waner (3), 17 Frisch (5), 18 Hafey (2), 27 Traynor (7), 28 Lopez (2), 30 Manush (3), 31 Cuyler, 32 Rice (14), 35 Averill (5), 36 Lombardi (4), 39 Hubbell (9), 43 Lyons (6), 44 Hornsby (6), 48 Ferrell (4), 59 Bottomley (2), 60 Ruffing (2), 64 Foxx, 66 Medwick (5), 83 Waner (2), and 91 Harris. Eighteen high numbers (quantities in parenthesis): #98 (4), 99 Traynor, 101 (2), 102 (3), 103 Dickey (2), 106 (2), 107 (2), and 108 (2). These cards are not in high grade, but this is a fun collection of great-looking cards. This is a tremendous lot for the collector who wants original, authentic, classic R327 Diamond Stars bubble-gum cards, including many of the great Hall of Famers of the era, without spending a fortune. Total 298 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000++. SOLD FOR $5,875


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