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Lot # 1453 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1936 R39 National Chicle Dare Devils Complete Set (24)

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $4,060.00

Complete 24-card 1936 R39 "Dare Devils" set issued by National Chicle. 13 cards grade Ex, 2 Vg-Ex/Ex, 2 Vg-Ex, 5 Vg, 1 Gd, and 1 Fr. This fascinating set features various "Death Defying Deeds in the Air," "Daring Deeds of Firemen and Policemen," "Famous Gangsters on the Spot," "Official G-Men Captures," "Wild West Dare Devils," and "Do-Or-Die Heroes." The exceptional artwork, brilliant colors, and controversial subject matter make the "Dare Devils" set one of the 1930s most popular non-sport sets. Some cards are gruesome, some celebrate gangsters, others tell scary true-life stories involving danger, and even death. It's easy to see why kids would love "Dare Devils." What more could one ask from a bubble-gum card set? This is a very pleasing, slightly mixed-grade complete set of one of the most classic of all 1930s non-sport issues. Total 24 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$600. SOLD FOR $4,060.00

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