1930s R76 Sperry Candy Co. "In History's Spotlight" Complete Set (24)

Sold For: $840

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2459

Item Year: 1935

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Rarely offered complete 24-card set of R76 "In History's Spotlight" issued by the Sperry Candy Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The front of each borderless card features a multicolor illustration of famous events in American history. A brief description of the event is printed on the back of the card. The set grades as follows: six Ex-Mt, six Ex, six Vg to Vg-Ex, and six lesser. Five cards (#5, 12, 15, 21, and 23) have the title "In History's Spotlight" printed at the top of the card on the reverse. This is a rarely offered and very attractive 1930s nonsport gum-card set with outstanding eye-appeal. Total: 24 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.

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