1929 to 1941 Prewar Baseball Card Collection (140)

Sold For: $2,350

Auction Year: 2010 spring

Lot: 500

Item Year: 1929

Category: Prewar Baseball Cards (1900-1941)

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Very fascinating assemblage of 140 different vintage cards, spanning the years 1929 to 1941, with representation from sixteen different card sets (including rarities such as U.S. Caramel and DeLong Gum), highlighted by many stars and Hall of Famers. This is a collection unto itself! Thirty-four cards have been graded by PSA or SGC. 1) 1929 R316 Kashin Publications (2 cards): Critz (Vg) and P. Jones (Gd). 2) 1932 R328 U.S. Caramel (1 card): #28 Brandt (PSA VG 3). 3) 1933 R305 Tattoo Orbit (1 card): Porter (PSA EX 5). 4) 1933 R333 DeLong Gum (3 cards): #1 McManus (Pr), 4 Terry (HOF, Fr), and 10 O'Doul (Pr). 5) 1933 R319 Goudey (21 cards): #4 (Vg-Ex), 7 Lyons (HOF, SGC VG 40), 12 (Gd), 13 (SGC VG/EX 50), 15 (Pr), 31 Lazzeri (HOF, SGC POOR 10), 34 (Fr), 35 Simmons (HOF, SGC FAIR 20), 37 (Gd), 79 Faber (HOF, SGC FAIR 20), 87 (SGC VG 40), 89 Speaker (HOF, SGC FAIR 20), 154 Foxx (SGC POOR 10), 179 (SGC VG 40), 180 (SGC FAIR 20), 185 (Gd), 191 (Pr), 192 (SGC EX 60), 193 (SGC VG 40), 202 Hartnett (HOF, SGC FAIR 20), and 240 (last card in set, SGC GOOD 30). 6) 1933 V353 World Wide Gum (1 card): #16 (Ex). 7) 1934 R320 Goudey (4 cards): #22 Vaughan (HOF, SGC VG 40), 30 (Vg), 31 (Vg), and 47 (SGC VG 40). 8) 1934-1936 R327 Diamond Stars (15 cards): #5 (Gd), 12 (Vg-Ex), 16 Waner (HOF, Vg+), 22 (Fr), 26 Martin (SGC GOOD 30), 32 Rice (HOF, trimmed), 34 (Pr), 35 Averill (HOF, slight trim), 41 (slight trim), 45 (Fr), 46 (Gd), 57 (slight trim), 83 Waner (HOF, Pr), 86 Crosetti (Gd), and 89 (Fr). 9) 1935 R321 Goudey (3 cards): Foxx/Higgins/Mahaffey/Williams (HOF, SGC VG 40), Kuhel/Myer/Stone/Whitehill (PSA EX+ 5.5), and Rhem/Cantwell/Benton/Spohrer (Vg). 10) 1936 R322 Goudey (2 cards): Bordagaray (Pr) and Vosmik (PSA EX 5). 11) 1938 R323 Goudey Heads-Up (1 card): #252 (SGC FAIR 20). 12) 1939 R334 Play Ball (37 cards): #3 Ruffing (HOF, PSA VG 3), 39 Ferrell (HOF, Vg-Ex), 48 Gomez (HOF, Vg), 53 Hubbell (HOF, Vg), 55 Vaughan (HOF, SGC VG 40), 82 Klein (HOF, Gd); 31 cards average Vg-Ex overall: #2, 9, 14, 15, 22, 25, 33, 35, 36, 40, 41 (SGC EX 60), 42, 44, 46, 59, 60, 64, 65, 74, 80, 81, 83, 84, 88 Keller, 99, 102, 106, 107, 108, 113, and 114. 13) 1940 R335 Play Ball (21 cards): #104 Waner (HOF, PSA EX 5), 107 Vaughan (HOF, PSA VG-EX 4), 172 Bender (HOF, SGC FAIR 20), 180 Cochrane (HOF, PSA VG-EX 4 [MK]); seven Vg: #9 Keller, 48, 92, 102 Klein (HOF), 106, 139, and 156; ten possible slight trim: #3, 4, 9, 10 Ruffing (HOF), 23, 39, 45, 46 Averill (HOF), 129 Harris (HOF), and 134 Cronin (HOF). 14) 1941 R336 Play Ball (25 cards): #1 Miller (PSA VG-EX 4), 13 Foxx (HOF, SGC POOR 10), 19 Gehringer (HOF, Pr), 22 Johnson (PSA EX-MT 6), 60 Klein (HOF, Gd-VG); six cards are Vg to Vg-Ex: #27, 29, 30, 38, 47, and 52; fourteen cards possible slight trim: #2, 4, 5, 9, 10 Vaughan (HOF), 23, 30, 32, 40, 41, 58, 65, 66, and 68. 15) 1941 R330 Double Play (2 cards): #79-80 (Pr) and 97-98 (Fr). 16) 1941 R324 Goudey (1 card): #12 Ostermueller (SGC VG 40). Very unusual assortment of 1930s and 1940s cards including many highlights! Total 140 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate (open).
SOLD FOR $2,350


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