1920s D46 Weber Bros. Bakery "Indian Chiefs" Near-Complete Set (46/50)

Sold For: $360

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2431

Item Year: 1920

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Rarely offered near-complete set (46 out of 50) of D46 “Indian Chiefs” cards issued by the Weber Bros. Bakery in the 1920s. Missing only the following four cards for completion: Black Eye, Mad Bear, Sitting Bull and War Captain. Condition is 13% Vg-Ex to Ex, 11% Vg, 19% Gd, and 57% lesser (including nine downgraded for an ink stamp on the reverse). This colorful series uses the similar artwork that appears on the N2 Allen & Ginter American Indian Chiefs series issued in 1888, and features many of the most legendary American Indian Chiefs. Included are Geronimo, Red Cloud, Chief Joseph, and many more. The cards each measure approximately 1.5 x 2.75 inches. This is one of the premier sets featuring Indians, which has always been a popular area of collecting. Total: 46 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+.


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