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1936 R312 National Chicle Premiums Complete Set (50)

Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $2,643.75

Complete set of all fifty 1936 R312 premium baseball players issued by National Chicle. 90% range from Vg to Vg-Ex condition, 10% lesser grades (most Gd). This full-color (4 x 5-3/8 inches) premium set is comprised of twenty-five individual player portraits, fourteen multiplayer cards, and eleven in-action photos. The beautiful, rich pastel colors of R312 premiums make them one of the most striking and distinctive of all 1930s issues. Considering how substantial they are, R312 premiums have received very little attention from collectors, in part due to the fact that they are larger than standard cards, and therefore have only recently begun to be encapsulated by grading services, and the fact that they are blank-backed with no identification of the issuer. A case could be made that they represent one of the best values among all 1930s issues. In the following condition composite, cards are identified by the numbers provided by the Standard Catalog of Baseball Cards checklist. Keys: #1 Allen (Vg), 10 Hartnett/Herman (staple hole at the top, otherwise Vg-Ex), 11 Hack/Herman (Vg), 12 Cochrane (Vg), 15 Cronin/Harris (Vg-Ex), 17 Cuyler (Vg-Ex), 18 Cuyler/Speaker (Vg/Vg-Ex), 19 Dickey (Gd-Vg), 20 DiMaggio (Vg-Ex; it is interesting to note DiMaggio’s name is misspelled “DiMagio” on this card), 22 Ferrell (Vg), 23 Goslin (Vg), 24 Foxx (Vg), 26 Traynor (Vg), 27 Gomez (Vg/Vg-Ex), 28 Greenberg (Vg), 29 Grove/Mack (Vg), 32 Hartnett/Cochrane (Vg), 33 Hartnett (Vg), 34 Hornsby (Vg), 35 Hornsby (Gd), 36 Lombardi (Vg-Ex), 37 Lopez (Vg), 38 Martin (Vg), 39 Mize (Vg), 43 Ruffing (Vg-Ex), 45 Stengel (Vg-Ex), 48 Wagner/Vaughan (Vg-Ex), 49 Waners (Gd). This is a very attractive mid-grade complete set of these classic 1930s premiums. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $2,643.75

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