1935 R48-1 Gum, Inc. "Film Funnies" Complete Set (24)

Sold For: $420

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2457

Item Year: 1935

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Rarely offered complete 24-card set of 1935 R48-1 "Film Funnies" issued by Gum, Inc. These colorful artwork cards are designed with caricatures of popular movie stars of the 1930s, including W.C. Fields, James Cagney, Mae West, Jimmy Durante, Chico Marx, Laurel & Hardy, Joe E. Brown, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, and Bing Crosby. The set grades as follows: four Ex to Ex-Mt, seven Vg to Vg-Ex, four Gd, and nine lesser. Five cards have been professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA (2) and SGC (3): #3 (SGC VG/EX 50), 4 (SGC EX 60), 7 (SGC VG/EX 50), 19 (PSA EX-MT 6), and 21 (PSA EX 5). This is an extremely attractive medium-grade complete set of one of nonsport card collecting's most popular issues. Total: 24 cards.
Reserve $200. Estimate $400+.


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