1933 R124 World Wide Gum (Canadian Goudey) "Sea Raiders" First Series Collection (#1-24) Plus Nine Scarce High Numbers

Sold For: $2,400

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2442

Item Year: 1933

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Ahoy, Matey! Complete set of twenty-four 1933 R124 World Wide Gum (Canadian Goudey) "Sea Raiders" low-number series cards (#1-24), plus nine different cards from the scarce high-number series. Two of the twenty-four cards (#8 and 12) in the low-number set are from the Canadian version of the set (with the English/French bilingual text on the back). Each card features an image of a legendary pirate (such as Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, Sir Henry Morgan, etc.) or a scene related to a pirate's lifestyle (such as "walking the plank") on the front. The back of each card features the biography for the pirate or a description of the pirate-related scene. The condition of the low-number set is: four Ex, seven Vg-Ex, nine Vg, three Gd, and one Fr. The high-number cards consist of: #25 Halsey (Fr), 26 Martel (Pr), 28 Gow (Vg+), 31 Le Grand (blank backed, Pr-Fr), 36 North (blank backed, Pr-Fr), 37 Bradish (Fr), 39 Howard (Fr), 47 The Sport of Pirates (Fr), and 48 A Difference in Weapons (Vg-Ex). This is a very attractive complete low-number set of R124 World Wide Gum (Canadian Goudey) "Sea Raiders" cards, plus nine scarce high-number cards (including two blank backs!). Total: 33 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.

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