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Lot # 1635 (of 1641)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1930s Non-Sport Gum Card "Original Childhood" Collection (262)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $3,259

Very unusual "shoebox" collection of 262 non-sport gum cards from the 1930s, with representation from five different issues. This is an original "childhood" collection, assembled in the 1930s and saved by the family of the original owner. Please read this listing carefully as included are many popular issues, and large groups of a couple key sets (such as 96 "R73 Indian Gum" cards and 121 "R60 G-Men & Heroes of the Law" cards). 1) 1933 R73 Goudey "Indian Gum" (96 cards): #1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 (2), 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 89, 90, 91, 93, 96, 98, 99, 100, 101, 111, 112, 114, 121, 122, 123, 129, 133, 134, 135, 139, and 141. 2) 1933 R26 Goudey "Boy Scouts" (2 cards): #15 and 20. 3) 1935 R89 "Mickey Mouse" (27 cards): #2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 27, 32, 34, 35, 36, 38, 40, 47, 48, 54, 61, and 68. 4) 1935 R90 Gum, Inc. “Mickey Mouse and the Movie Stars” (16 cards): #97, 98, 100, 101, 103, 104, 107, 108, 109, 112, 113, 114, 116, 117, 118, and 119. All have the actors name written in pencil on the reverse. 5) 1936 R60 Gum, Inc. "G-Men & Heroes of the Law" Partial Set (121 cards, 115 different): #1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (2), 13 (2), 14, 15, 16 (2), 17, 18 (2), 19 (2), 20 (2), 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 32, 33, 36, 39, 40, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 49, 50, 51, 53, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65, 67, 69, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 86, 87, 89, 91, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98, 101, 103, 104, 106, 107, 109, 112, 114, 117, 119, 120, 123, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 131, 132, 135, 136, 137, 139, 142, 147, 149, 151, 155, 156, 158, 162, 166, 169, 177, 181, 185, 191, 196, 201, 206, 208, 210, 219, 227, 233, and 242. 65% of the cards in this collection range in grade from Good to Vg-Ex condition (with a few better), and 35% grade Pr to Fair. This is a fascinating collection of nonsport gum cards, including significant groups from many of the key issues from the 1930s. Total: 262 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $3,259


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