1934-1936 R327 Diamond Stars Complete Set (108) Plus Wrapper

Sold For: $4,500

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 826

Item Year: 1934

Category: Prewar Baseball Cards (1900-1941)

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8% Ex-Mt, 32% Vg-Ex to Ex, 31% Vg, and 29% lesser. Attractive mixed-grade complete set of this classic 1930s gum-card issue, which is highlighted by thirty-three Hall of Famers and, of course, includes all twelve of the rare high-number series cards (#97-108), which have always made this issue so difficult to complete. Twelve cards are professionally graded (nine PSA and one each by BVG, GAI, and SGC). Keys: #1 Grove (Fr-Gd), 2 Simmons (Ex), 3 Maranville (Gd), 9 Cochrane (EX-MT+ 6.5), 11 Dickey (EX-MT 6), 14 Terry (Vg-Ex), 16 Waner (Vg), 17 Frisch (Vg-Ex), 18 Hafey (99/1 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 27 Traynor (Vg+), 28 Lopez (Ex+), 29 Rolfe (Ex-Mt), 30 Manush (Vg-Ex), 31 Cuyler (Vg+), 32 Rice (Ex), 35 Averill (Ex), 36 Lombardi (Ex), 39 Hubbell (Vg+), 43 Lyons (Ex), 44 Hornsby (VG 3), 48 Ferrell (Vg-Ex), 50 Ott (Vg), 54 Greenberg (altered pinhole, otherwise Ex), 59 Bottomley (Vg), 60 Ruffing (Gd+), 64 Foxx (VG+ 3.5), 66 Medwick (Vg-Ex+), 74 Lazzeri (tape residue and ink stamp on back, otherwise Vg-Ex), 77 Gehringer (Pr), 83 Waner (pencil on back, otherwise Vg), 91 Harris (Vg), 95 Appling (Vg+), 97 Lopez (GOOD 2), 99 Traynor (Gd), 100 Averill (Vg), 103 Dickey (altered pinhole, otherwise Gd+), 104 Rolfe (Vg-Ex+), 105 Lombardi (Pr), and 108 Berger (Gd). Other Graded Cards: One PSA EX 5: #51. One GAI EX 5: #86. Two PSA VG-EX 4: #79 and 106. One BVG VG+ 3.5: #102. One PSA VG 3: #84. One SGC VG 40: #101. Also included is an original wax wrapper in presentable but modest condition due to a small (0.5 x 3-inch) piece missing. This is an outstanding complete set of this classic 1930s issue. Total: 108 cards plus wax wrapper. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+.


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