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1933 to 1936 Baseball Card "Shoe Box" Collection (254)
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $5,800.00
1930s "Shoe box collection" of 254 cards from six different classic issues, including two Gehrigs, one Ruth, and many key Hall of Famers. These cards have been consigned directly from the family of the original owner who as a youngster saved these cards in the 1930s. We have selected a few key cards (including both 1934 Goudey Lou Gehrigs) to be graded and encapsulated by PSA. 1) Two 1933 Goudey Sport Kings: #2 Babe Ruth (Gd), 42 Hubbell (Gd-Vg). 2) 1934-1936 R327 Diamond Stars: 61 cards, all with very minor pencil notations on the reverses, otherwise in Vg to Vg-Ex condition (three cards grade Gd). The following grades are without reference to the minor pencil marks on the reverses. Keys: #3 Maranville (Gd-Vg), 27 Traynor (Vg-Ex), 30 Manush (Vg-Ex), 36 Lombardi (Ex), 39 Hubbell (Vg-Ex/Ex), 43 Lyons (Vg-Ex), 44 Hornsby (Vg), 48 Ferrell (Vg), 50 Ott (Vg), 54 Greenberg (Vg-Ex), 59 Bottomley (Ex), 60 Ruffing (Gd), 63 Jackson (Ex bordering on Ex-Mt), 64 Foxx (Ex), 66 Medwick (Vg-Ex/Ex), 74 Lazzeri (Vg-Ex), 77 Gehringer (Ex bordering on Ex-Mt), 83 Waner (Ex). 3) 1934 R320 Goudey: 81 cards, many with very minor pencil notations on reverses, otherwise in Vg to Vg-Ex condition (eleven cards in lesser condition). The following grades are without reference to the very minor pencil marks on the reverse of 47 cards. Keys: #1 Foxx (Gd), 2 Cochrane (Gd-Vg), 6 Dean (Fr-Gd), 7 Durocher (Vg-Ex), 10 Klein (Vg-Ex), 11 Waner (Vg), 12 Hubbell (Vg), 13 Frisch (Vg), 18 Manush (Vg-Ex), 19 Grove (Vg-Ex), 21 Terry (Gd), 22 Vaughan (Vg/Vg-Ex), 23 Gehringer (Vg/Vg-Ex), 27 Appling (Vg), 34 Hafey (Vg-Ex), 35 Lombardi (Vg-Ex), 37 Gehrig (PSA VG 3), 61 Gehrig (PSA VG 3), 62 Greenberg (Vg-Ex). 4) 1934-1936 R318 Batter-Up: 34 cards in Vg to Vg-Ex condition (13 of the 34 cards with pencil notations on the front). Keys: #2 Lopez (Vg), 5 Hubbell (Vg), 6 Terry (Vg-Ex), 8 Bottomley (Vg/Vg-Ex), 10 Ferrell (Vg-Ex), 14 Traynor (Vg/Vg-Ex), 16 Hafey (Ex), 17 Waner (Vg-Ex), 20 Vaughan (Vg-Ex), 24 Averill (Vg), 25 Cochrane (Vg), 27 Ott (Vg), 28 Foxx (Vg), 30 Dickey (Vg-Ex), 32 Cronin (Vg-Ex), 33 Frisch (Vg), 34 Simmons (Vg), 35 Hornsby (Vg), 36 Lyons (Vg-Ex), 149 Berg (Vg). 5) 1936 R322 Goudey: 24 different cards (out of 25 in the set). Missing only Chuck Klein for completion. Every card has green ink notations on reverse. The set otherwise grades Vg-Ex to Ex overall. The following grades are without reference to the ink notations. Keys: Cochrane (Ex), Cuyler (Vg-Ex/Ex), Ferrell (Vg-Ex/Ex), Gomez (Vg-Ex/Ex), Greenberg (print lines across the front, otherwise Ex), Harris (Gd-Vg), Waner (Ex). 6) 1936 S & S Game: Complete set of 52 cards. Each card has a number written in pencil on the back , otherwise 94% range from Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 6% very slightly lesser. The S&S set features many stars and Hall of Famers including Jimmy Foxx, Carl Hubbell, Mel Ott, Pie Traynor, Paul Waner, Bill Dickey, Luke Appling, Joe Cronin, Charlie Gehringer, Frankie Frisch, Joe Medwick, and many others. Unusual assortment of 1930s cards including two very pleasing 1934 Goudey Gehrigs and many highlights. Total 254 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $5,800.00
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