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1929 to 1949 "Shoebox" Card Collection (147)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $6,960.00

Very substantial and exciting assemblage of 147 quality vintage cards, spanning the years 1929 to 1949, with representation of nineteen different card sets, highlighted by many Hall of Famers including Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, Lefty Grove, and Dizzy Dean. Numerous highlights including cards from many of the most popular and unusual sets from the 1930s (including eight 1933 DeLong Gum cards). 1) 1929 R316 Kashin Publications (7 cards): Bishop (Vg-Ex), Gehringer (remnants of scrapbook removal on back, otherwise Ex), Grove (Vg-Ex), Hoyt (Vg), Ruth (pencil notation on back and tiny pinhole, otherwise Vg-Ex), J. Sewell (Vg), Simmons (remnants of scrapbook removal on back, otherwise Ex). 2) 1931 W517 (6 cards): #17, 32, 39 Grove (Vg-Ex), 40 Simmons (Ex), 41, 52 Collins (Ex). 3) 1933 DeLong Gum (8 cards): #8 Cuyler (Ex), 13 Maranville (Vg-Ex), 14 Gomez (PSA EX 5), 17 Martin (Vg), 19 Hafey (Vg), 23 Grove (Vg), two Goslin (Vg-Ex and Vg). 4) 1933 Sport Kings (6 cards): #3 Holman (70/30 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 6 Thorpe (Vg front, touches of paper loss on the back), two 8 Hagen (Vg with a pinhole at the top and one grades Fair), 19 Shore (possible slight trim, otherwise Ex to Ex-Mt), 23 Richards (Fr). 5) 1933 R305 Tattoo Orbit: Grove (Vg-Ex). 6) 1934-36 R318 Batter-Up (11 cards): #24 Averill (Vg to Vg-Ex), 33 Frisch (pinhole at the top, otherwise Ex), 40 (Ex), 57 Greenberg (Gd), 59 (Ex), 63 (Vg-Ex), 64 Dean (moisture stain on the reverse, otherwise Ex), 71 (Vg-Ex), 73 H. Wilson (PSA EX-MT 6), 77 Manush (Ex-Mt), 78 (Ex). 7) 1934-36 R327 Diamond Stars (32 cards): #3 Maranville (Vg-Ex), 8, 12, 15, 19, 21, 25, 26, 27 Traynor (Gd), two 29 Rolfe (PSA EX 5 and Vg), 30 Manush (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex), 31 Cuyler (print line across the front, otherwise Ex), 32 Rice (Ex), 34, two 35 Averill (PSA NM 7 and Vg-Ex), 37, 41, two 42, 46, 47, 49, 51, 54 Greenberg (Vg), 55, 60 Ruffing (Ex), 63 T. Jackson (70/30 L/R and T/B, otherwise Ex), 64 Foxx (PSA VG-EX 4), 68, 77 Gehringer (Vg). The balance of the cards range from Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt, averaging Ex overall. 8) 1935 R321 Goudey: Cronin/Reynolds/Bishop/Cissell (Ex). 9) 1936 R313 National Chicle "Fine Pens" (17 cards): Almada (Ex), Berg (Ex), Crosetti (Vg-Ex), Gomez (Vg), Medwick (Vg-Ex), Meyer (Gd), Simmons (ink on back, otherwise Vg-Ex), Traynor (Vg-Ex), Wagner (Ex), two Walker (both Vg-Ex), five Chicago City Series (all Vg-Ex), World Series 1935 (Vg-Ex). 10) 1936 R322 Goudey: Greenberg (Vg to Vg-Ex). 11) 1936 R314 Goudey "Wide Pens" (8 cards): Averill (Vg), Bartell (Vg), Rick & Wes Ferrell (Vg-Ex), Freitas (Vg), Frisch (Vg), L. Sewell (Vg-Ex), L. Waner (Vg-Ex), P. Waner (Vg-Ex). 12) 1936 R311 Glossy Finish (5 cards): Cochrane (foxing, otherwise Vg), Dykes (Vg-Ex), Terry (Ex), Traynor (Vg-Ex), AL Pennant Winners - 1934 Detroit (Vg-Ex). 13) 1936 R311 Leather Finish: Foxx (Gd-Vg). 14) 1937 Dixie Lids (2 cards): Hartnett (Ex) and Hubbell (mouth closed, Ex). 15) 1938 Dixie Lids: Foxx (Ex). 16) 1938 R323 Goudey: #247 (Gd). 17) 1939 R303-B Goudey Premiums (12 cards): Case (2), Dickey, Foxx, Goodman, Gordon, Greenberg, Herman, Kreevich, Mancuso, Ott, York. 18) 1941 R330 Double Play (3 cards): #15/16 Owen/Waner (Ex), 33/34 Handley/Vaughan (Ex), 105/106 Grove/Doerr (PSA NM 7). 19) 1949 R302-2 M.P. & Co: Near-Complete Set (24 of 25). Missing just Foxx for completion. The set grades Ex overall. Highlighted by #101 Ted Williams (Vg-Ex) and 105 Joe DiMaggio (Vg-Ex). Total 147 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $6,960.00


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