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1936-1960 Nonsport SGC-Graded Set Collection (5 sets, 173 cards)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,175

Collection of five ultra high-grade nonsport sets (four near-complete and one complete) spanning the years 1936 through 1960. Includes many NR/MT and MINT cards. All 173 cards have been graded by SGC: 1) 1936 Pac-Kups “Jolly Roger Pirate Cards” Complete Set minus 1 (46 of 48): Missing just two cards for completion (Extorting Tribute and The Happy Delivery). SGC grading composite: One GEM 98: A Treasure Map. Twelve MINT 96: A Broadside Cannon, A Chase at Sea, A Secret Map, Buried Treasure, Careening the Ship, Dividing the Spoils, Francis A. Huxley, George Lowther, John Phillips, Marooned, Set Adrift, and Unloading Treasure. Nine NM/MT+ 92: A Brig, Boarding the Prize, Captain John Quelch, Combat at Sea, Duel on the Gun Deck, Edward Low, Map of the Spanish Main, Pierre Le Grand, and Samuel Bellamy. Ten NM/MT 88: A Brigantine, A Man-O-War, A Topsail Schooner, Blackbeard’s Capture, Captain William Kidd, Fight on the Quarter Deck, Left to Burn, Pirate Gold, Sir Henry Morgan, and Storm at Sea. Three NM+ 86: A Ship’s Stern, Duel on the Beach, and Treasure Cave. Six NM 84: About to Die, Attack on a Town, Burning the Ship, Chained in the Hold, Ransacking a Town, and Signing the Articles. Two EX/NM 80: Captain Thomas Pound and Edward (Blackbeard) Teach. One EX 60: Walking the Plank. One VG 40: A Sloop. One GOOD 30: A Bilander. 2) 1942 W.S. Company “America At War” Near-Complete Set (35 of 48): Missing thirteen cards for completion (#501, 504, 505, 510, 512, 513, 514, 525, 531, 536, 541, 542, and 545). SGC grading composite: One NM/MT+ 92: #527. Seven NM/MT 88: #502, 503, 506, 517, 534, 537, and 539. One NM+ 86: #547. Eight NM 84: #511, 526, 528, 533, 535, 538, 543, and 544. Five EX/NM 80: #507, 529, 530, 532, and 546. Three EX+ 70: #519, 521, and 522. Seven EX 60: #509, 515, 516, 518, 520, 540, and 548. One VG/EX 50: #523. Two VG 40: #508 and 524. 3) 1942 W.S. Company “Army, Navy, and Air Corps” Near-Complete Set (31 of 48): Missing seventeen cards for completion (#605, 606, 609, 611, 613, 619, 622, 627, 629, 630, 635, 637, 638, 639, 645, 646, and 647). SGC grading composite: Three NM/MT 88: #603, 634, and 636. One NM+ 86: #616. Eleven NM 84: #604, 607, 608, 614, 617, 618, 623, 625, 628, 632, and 633. Nine EX/NM 80: #602, 610, 612, 615, 620, 626, 631, 640, and 648. Five EX 60: #601, 621, 642, 643, and 644. One VG/EX 50: #641. One VG 40: #624. 4) 1958 Oak Manufacturing Company R724-2 “Birds” Complete Set (42): SGC grading composite: Six MINT 96, four NM/MT+ 92, seven NM/MT 88, one NM+ 86, nine NM 84, seven EX/NM 80, two EX+ 70, four EX 60, and two VG/EX 50. 5) 1960 Oak Manufacturing Company R724-6 “Animals” Near-Complete Set (19 of 21): Missing two cards for completion (monkey and orangutan). SGC grading composite: Three MINT 96, one NM+ 86, six NM 84, four EX/NM 80, three EX+ 70, one EX 60, and one VG/EX 50. Very unusual and extraordinarily high-grade collection of five nonport sets. Total 173 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400++. SOLD FOR $1,175


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