1930s R20 Newport Products "Battleship Gum" Complete Set (50)

Sold For: $600

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2458

Item Year: 1935

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Rarely offered 50-card set of R20 "Battleship Gum" cards issued by the Newport Products Co. of Rhode Island in the 1930s. Each card features a magnificent full-color illustration of a U.S. Navy warship. A brief description of the ship is printed on the back of the card. The set grades as follows: 8% Ex-Mt, 20% Vg-Ex to Ex, 60% Gd to Vg, and 12% Fr. This is a rarely offered complete set of this extremely attractive and popular 1930s nonsport card issue. Total: 50 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+.

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