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Lot # 1538 (of 1560)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Circa 1934 R78 World Wide Gum "Jungle Gum" Unopened Wax Packs (6)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $1,645

Collection of six unopened nonsport packs from the R78 "Jungle Gum" series, issued by World Wide Gum Co. in circa 1934. Each wax pack contains one card picturing a beautiful scene of African wildlife. These packs are from a newly discovered extraordinary find of rare unopened 1930s nonsport cards, all of which are offered in this auction. These unopened packs look exactly as they did when they sat on candy-store shelves with countless others in the 1930s. Also included is an additional single pack that has been opened (includes original gum, wrapper, and one Nr/Mt-Mt card). Total 7 packs. Reserve $1,000. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $1,645

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