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1936 R313 National Chicle "Fine Pen" and R314 Goudey "Wide Pen" Premiums Complete and Near-Complete Set Collection (278)
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $2,700
Collection of 278 different 1930s gum card premiums comprised of a complete 120-card set of 1936 R313 National Chicle "Fine Pens," a complete 121-card master set of 1936 R314 Goudey "Wide Pens" Type 1, a complete 12-card set of 1934 R313A Gold Medal Foods, and a 25-card near-complete set of 1936 R314 Goudey "Wide Pens" Type 4, including Joe DiMaggio (SGC EX 60).
1) 1936 R313 National Chicle "Fine Pen" Complete Set (120): 9% Ex, 26% Vg-Ex, 35% Vg, and 30% lesser (many of which are downgraded for minor paper loss, pencil or ink, and/or remnants of scrapbook removal on the backs). Keys: Averill (Ex), Berg (Vg), Cronin (Vg-Ex), Dickey/Greenberg (Vg-Ex), DiMaggio (Vg-Ex), Ferrells (Vg-Ex+), Fox/Cochrane/Simmons (Vg-Ex+), Frisch (Vg-Ex), Gehringer (Vg), Gomez/Ruffing (Ex), Gomez (Vg), Goslin (Vg-Ex+), Greenberg (Vg-Ex+), Grove (Vg-Ex), Harris (Vg-Ex+), Hartnett/Cuyler (Vg-Ex+), Hartnett/Warneke (Vg+), Hornsby (Gd/Vg), Hoyt (Vg-Ex), Mack/McGraw (Ex), Medwick (Fr), Simmons (Gd/Vg), Stengel (Gd/Vg), Traynor (Ex), Vaughan (Pr), Wagner (Vg-Ex), and Waners (Vg). 2) 1936 R314 Goudey “Wide Pen” Type 1 Premiums Complete Set (120 plus one variation): 19% Vg-Ex, 25% Vg, and 56% lesser (many of which are downgraded for minor paper loss, pencil or ink, and/or remnants of scrapbook removal on the backs). Keys: Averill (Vg), Cochrane (pasted on construction paper, otherwise Vg-Ex), Coombs (Vg), Cronin (Pr), Cuyler (Pr), Dickey (Gd), DiMaggio/McCarthy (Fr), Ferrell (Fr), Ferrells (Pr), Frisch (Vg-Ex), Gehringer (Vg-Ex), Gomez (Gd), Goslin (Vg), Greenberg (Pr), Harris (Fr), Hartnett (SGC GOOD 30), Hoyt (PSA "Authentic"), Klein (Vg), Lindstrom (Vg), Lombardi (Pr), Lopez (Pr), Medwick (Fr), Simmons (Gd), Vaughan (Fr), P. Waner (Vg), L. Waner (Vg), and L. Waner/Litho in USA (SGC VG/EX 50). 3) 1936 R314 Goudey “Wide Pen” Type 4 Premiums Near-Complete Set (25/36): Grades Vg to Ex (averaging Vg-Ex). Keys: Appling (Vg+), Averill (Vg+), DiMaggio (SGC EX 60, submitted by REA), Doerr (Vg-Ex), Feller (Vg-Ex), Gehringer (Vg-Ex), Greenberg (Vg-Ex), Hartnett (Vg-Ex), and Hubbell (Vg-Ex). 4) 1934 R313A Gold Medal Foods Complete Set (12): Grades Vg to Vg-Ex, with two lesser. Keys: Cochrane (Vg-Ex), Dean (Vg-Ex), Frisch (Vg-Ex), Goslin (Pr), and Medwick (Vg-Ex).
This is an extremely advanced collection of R313 and R314 premiums from the collection of an old-time pioneer collector. The high quality photographs used to produce these premiums make them among the most striking and distinctive of all 1930s issues. Premiums have received relatively little attention from collectors compared to traditional gum cards of the era, and a case can easily be made that they represent one of the best values of all 1930s baseball issues. Total: 278 cards. SOLD FOR $2,700
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