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1950s Non-Sport Gum Card Collection (2,862)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $5,800.00

Collection of 2,862 non-sport gum cards from the 1950s, with representation from 21 different issues. 1) 1948 Leaf "Pirate Cards": 2 cards (# 8 and 78). 2) 1950 Bowman "Wild West": 131 assorted cards with 88 different. 3) 1950 Bowman "Wild Man": 2 cards (#2 and 9). 4) 1950 Topps "Bring 'Em Back Alive": 42 assorted cards with 32 different. 5) 1950 Topps "Hopalong Cassidy": 95 assorted cards with 71 different (all between #3 and 179, no high numbers). 6) 1951 Bowman "Red Menace": Near-complete set of 33 out of 48 missing just 15 cards (#1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 16, 19, 20, 22, 26, 31, 34, 36, 37, 41) for completion. Plus 24 duplicates for a total of 57 cards. 7) 1951 Bowman "Jets, Rockets, Spacemen": 138 assorted cards with 70 different. 8) 1952 Bowman "U.S. Presidents": 155 assorted cards with 30 different. 9) 1952 Topps "Look 'N See": Partial set of 108 out of 135 including #45 Earhart. Plus 146 duplicates for a total of 254 cards. 10) 1953 Topps "Fighting Marines": 131 assorted cards with 61 different. 11) 1954 Bowman "U.S. Navy Victories": 14 cards [#4, 5 (2), 6 (2), 8, 9, 14, 22, 25, 32, 41 (2), 46]. 12) 1954 Topps "Scoops": 76 assorted cards with 37 different. 13) 1956 Topps "Davy Crockett": 3 complete orange-back sets of 80 cards each plus 75 singles, and 15 green backs [#5, 11, 32, 33, 34, 38, 41, 45, 46, 47, 49 (2), 50, 70, 75] for a total of 330 cards. 14) 1956 Topps "Flags of the World": Complete set of 80 cards (Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt) plus 333 assorted duplicates (with 68 different) for a total of 413 cards. 15) 1956 Topps "Round-Up": 19 assorted cards with 12 different. 16) 1956 Topps "U.S. Presidents": Near-complete set of 35 out of 36 (missing just card #1 for completion) plus 143 assorted cards (with 31 different) for a total of 178 cards. 17) 1957 Topps "Robin Hood": Complete set of 60 cards (Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt) plus 63 assorted duplicates (with 32 different) for a total of 123 cards. 18) 1957 Topps "Robin Hood": Near-complete set of 14 out of 20 missing just 6 cards (#6, 7, 8, 11, 15, 19 ) for completion. 19) 1957 Topps "Space Cards": 154 assorted cards with 75 different. 20) 1957 Topps "Target Moon": 130 assorted cards with 76 different plus 103 duplicates for a total of 233 cards. All salmon-colored backs. 21) 1958 Topps "Zorro": 269 assorted singles plus additional 58 assorted Canadian singles with the same fronts, but printed in Canada with a different back than their US counterparts. Total 327 cards. 22) 1950s Topps "Presidents Coins-Golden Coin": Display box in Ex-Mt condition. The cards in this collection range in grade from Good to Ex-Mt condition, with approximately equal representation at each grade level, averaging Vg-Ex overall. Fascinating and extremely large collection of gum cards featuring near sets and significant quantities from many of the most popular and classic non-sport bubble-gum card issues from the 1950s. From the Macaluso Collection. Total 2,862 cards and 1 display box. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$4,000. SOLD FOR $5,800.00


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