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1934 to 1949 Goudey, Play Ball, Double Play, and Unusual Issues Collection (398) Incl. Complete 1941 Play Ball Set and 100 Additional Hall of Famers

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $7,200

Tremendous assortment of 398 prewar baseball cards from sets issued by Goudey, National Chicle, and Play Ball, among others. Highlighted by complete sets of 1936 Goudey, 1936 S & S Game, and 1941 Play Ball, as well as by more than 100 Hall of Famers, including Gehrig, DiMaggio, and more! These cards are part of an old-time collection consigned to this auction. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1934-1936 R318 Batter-Up (8 cards): All with backgrounds removed, including #21 Vaughn, 27 Ott, and 31 Grove. 2) 1934-1936 R327 Diamond Stars (75 cards): 47% Vg-Ex to Ex, 20% Pr to Gd, and 33% trimmed. Keys: #2 Simmons (Vg-Ex), 16 Waner (Vg), 17 Frisch (Vg-Ex), 27 Traynor (trimmed, otherwise Vg-Ex), 28 Lopez (Ex), 30 Manush (Ex), 31 Cuyler (Ex), 32 Rice (trimmed, otherwise Ex), 35 Averill (Ex), 36 Lombardi (Earnie, trimmed, otherwise Ex), 39 Hubbell (SGC "Authentic," otherwise Ex-Mt), 43 Lyons (Ex), 44 Hornsby (trimmed, otherwise Ex), 48 Ferrell (Ex), 54 Greenberg (trimmed, otherwise Ex-Mt), 63 Jackson (Vg), 64 Foxx (trimmed, otherwise Gd), 74 Lazzeri (Vg), two 83 Waner (both Gd), 91 Harris (Ex), and 95 Appling (trimmed, otherwise Vg). 3) 1934 R320 Goudey (34 cards): 43% Vg to Vg-Ex and 57% lesser (including four trimmed or hand-cut). Keys: #1 Foxx (Pr/Fr), 2 Cochrane (Gd), 10 Klein (Pr/Fr), 11 Waner (trimmed), two 19 Grove (Pr and trimmed), 23 Gehringer (Vg), 34 Hafey (Fr), 37 Gehrig (corners clipped, otherwise Fr), and 62 Greenberg (trimmed, otherwise Vg-Ex). 4) 1936 R322 Goudey Complete Set (25 cards plus 10 duplicates): 40% Vg to Vg-Ex, 10% lesser, and 50% trimmed or sheet-cut. Keys: Cochrane (trimmed, otherwise Fr), Cuyler (trimmed, otherwise Ex), Ferrell (Vg-Ex), Greenberg (trimmed, otherwise Pr), Gomez (Vg-Ex), two Harris (Vg-Ex and trimmed, otherwise Vg-Ex), two Klein (Vg-Ex and Pr), and P. Waner (trimmed, otherwise Pr). 5) 1936 S & S Game Complete Set (52 cards): Also includes two instructions cards and contest coupon. Overall condition is Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt. 6) 1938 R323 Goudey "Heads-Up" (19 cards): Five Vg, fourteen Pr to Gd. Keys: #264 Feller (Fr), 265 Gehringer (Pr), 270 Lombardi (Gd), 281 Lopez (Gd), and 282 Doerr (Pr). 7) 1940 R335 Play Ball (6 cards): Overall Pr with one hand-cut. Keys: #167 Frisch (Pr) and 232 Goslin (Pr). 8) 1941 R324 Goudey (1 card): #19 (trimmed, Pr). 9) 1941 R330 Double Play Partial Set (66 of 75 cards): 7% Ex, 52% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 41% lesser (including 10% trimmed). Keys: #11/12 Lombardi (Pr), 15/16 P. Waner (Ex), 21/22 Medwick (miscut, Vg), 31/32 Ott (Vg-Ex), 33/34 Vaughan (Vg), 39/40 Mize/Slaughter (Pr), 51/52 Greenberg (Gd), 53/54 Gehringer (Vg-Ex), 57/58 Williams (SGC "Authentic," otherwise Ex-Mt), 61/62 Gomez/Rizzuto (Ex), 67/68 Gordon/Ruffing (Gd), 69/70 Appling (Vg+), 77/78 Feller (Pr), 83/84 Gordon (Vg-Ex+), 85/86 Greenberg/Ruffing (Vg), 89/90 Ott (Gd), 99/100 Mize (Ex), 105/106 Grove/Doerr (Ex), 107/108 D. DiMaggio (Vg-Ex+), and 131/132 Boudreau (Gd+). 10) 1941 R336 Play Ball Complete Set (72 cards plus one duplicate): 26% Vg-Ex, 38% Vg, 16% lesser, and 20% trimmed or sheet-cut. One wrong-back duplicate is also included (#47 Lewis with #26 upside-down back, Pr). Keys: #1 Miller (Vg), 6 Hubbell (Vg+), 8 Ott (possible slight trim, presents Ex, but grades lesser due to adhesive residue on reverse), 10 Vaughan (Vg), 13 Foxx (Vg+), 14 T. Williams (Pr), 15 Cronin (Vg+), 18 Greenberg (Vg), 19 Gehringer (Vg), 20 Ruffing (trimmed), 39 Henrich (Vg-Ex), 54 Reese RC (Gd), 60 Klein (Vg-Ex+), 61 V. DiMaggio (Vg-Ex), 63 D. DiMaggio (Gd/Vg), 64 Doerr (trimmed), 70 Dickey (Vg-Ex), 71 J. DiMaggio (SGC VG 40), and 72 Gomez (Vg). 11) 1941 R336 Play Ball Paper (2 cards): #1 and 2 (both Gd/Vg). 12) 1949 R302-2 M. P. & Co. Near-Complete Set (24 of 25 cards): 76% Vg-Ex to Ex and 24% Gd to Vg. Some variation in size does exist throughout this set, and assigned grades are without respect to this. Keys: #100 Boudreau (Vg), 101 Williams (Vg-Ex), 103 Feller (Ex), 105 DiMaggio (Vg+), 106 Reese (Ex), 110 Kiner (Vg-Ex), 117 Berra (Gd), 119 Lemon (Ex), and 124 Doby (Ex). This is an incredibly substantial collection of cards from the 1930s and 1940s, highlighted by three complete sets and more than 100 Hall of Famers. Truly a collection unto itself! Total: 398 cards. SOLD FOR $7,200


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