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Lot # 330 (of 1336)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1932 to 1941 Gum-Card Collection (283) Including 77 Hall of Famers!

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $9,000

Substantial collection of 283 cards from fifteen classic gum-card issues spanning the years 1932 to 1941. Highlighted by seventy-seven Hall of Famers, including Foxx, Grove, and Hornsby. This fascinating collection has an extremely high concentration of Hall of Famers! As can be seen, condition ranges from Authentic (still with great visual appeal) and Poor all the way to PSA and SGG NM 7, but this very fact may make this lot a particularly interesting and outstanding collecting value! A total of twenty-three cards are professionally graded by PSA (thirteen) or SGC (ten, all submitted by REA). The collection consists of the following: 1) 1932 R328 U.S. Caramel (2 cards): #1 Collins (Gd/Vg) and 7 Cronin (SGC VG 40). 2) 1933 R305 Tattoo Orbit (1 card): Fonseca (Pr). 3) 1933 R319 Goudey (18 cards): Condition is Vg-Ex to Ex, with eight lesser. Keys: #7 Lyons (SGC Authentic, otherwise Ex+), 19 Dickey (Vg-Ex), 27 (PSA EX 5), 47 Manush (Vg-Ex), 60 Hoyt (Vg-Ex+), 109 Cronin (Pr), 134 Rice (Pr), and 158 Berg (Vg). 4) 1933 R333 Delong (1 card): #12 Traynor (SGC VG 40). 5) 1933 R338 Sport Kings (4 cards): #12 (Vg), 31 (slight trim, Vg-Ex), and two 39 (Vg and Pr). 6) 1934-1936 R318 Batter-Up (41 cards): Condition is 40% Vg to Vg-Ex and 60% lesser. Keys: #8 Bottomly (Vg-Ex), 10 Ferrell (Gd), 14 Traynor (Vg), 17 L.Waner (Vg), 21 Vaughn (Pr/Fr), 24 Averill (Vg), 27 Ott (Fr), 28 Foxx (Fr), 30 Dickey (Gd), 31 Grove (Vg), 33 Frisch (Gd), 35 Hornsby (Vg-Ex), 36 Lyons (Vg), 45 Lazzeri (Pr), 73 Wilson (Vg+), 115 Andrews/Bottomly (Fr), and 122 Lindstrom (Vg-Ex). 7) 1934 R320 Goudey (70 cards): Condition is Vg-Ex to Ex overall, with nine lesser (almost all due to slight trimming). Keys: #1 Foxx (PSA VG-EX 4), 2 Cochrane (SGC EX/NM 80), three 35 Lombardi (two SGC NM 84 and one SGC EX/NM 80), and three 90 Cuyler (two Vg-Ex and one slight trim). 8) 1934-1936 R327 Diamond Stars (12 cards): Condition is Vg to Ex, with six lesser (three due to slight trimming). Keys: #1 Grove (SGC Authentic, otherwise Vg+), 5 (PSA VG 3), 14 Terry (Vg-Ex+), and two 31 Cuyler (Ex and Gd). 9) 1935 R321 Goudey (4 cards): Cochrane/Gehringer (Fr), Ferrell/Weber (Pr), Lyons/Hayes (Vg), and Wilson/Allen (Vg-Ex). 10) 1936 R322 Goudey (16 cards): Condition is Vg-Ex overall, with six lesser (three due to slight trimming). Keys: Cochrane (Vg-Ex), Ferrell (Vg-Ex), Gomez (Vg-Ex), Klein (Ex), Harris (Ex), and P.Waner (slight trim, Ex). 11) 1938 R323 Goudey (2 cards): #255 (altered, otherwise Ex) and 269 (trimmed, otherwise Fr). 12) 1939 R334 Play Ball (47 cards): Condition is 75% Vg-Ex to Ex and 25% Vg (with a few lesser). Keys: #3 Ruffing (Ex+), 6 Durocher (Ex), three 48 Gomez RC (Ex, Vg-Ex, and Vg), 50 Gehringer (Vg), 55 Vaughan (Vg-Ex), 81 (PSA EX-MT 6), 82 Klein (Ex), two 89 L.Waner (both Vg), 94 Manush (Ex), and 156 (PSA VG-EX 4 [MK]). 13) 1940 R335 Play Ball (24 cards): Condition is Vg-Ex to Ex overall, with seven lesser. Keys: #7 Dickey (Vg-Ex), 47 (PSA NM 7), 67 (PSA NM 7), 88 Ott (Vg-Ex), 94 (PSA NM 7), 97 (PSA NM 7), 142 Kelly (PSA NM 7), 149 (PSA NM 7), 167 Frisch (Gd), 174 Evers (slight trim, Vg). 14) 1941 R330 Double Play (7 cards): Condition is Vg to Ex, with one lesser. Keys: Two #99/100 Mize (Ex and Vg-Ex). 15) 1941 R336 Play Ball (34 cards): Condition is Vg-Ex to Ex overall, with fourteen lesser (including a few trimmed). Keys: #10 Vaughan (Vg), three 18 Greenberg (Ex, Vg-Ex, and Vg), three 19 Gehringer (SGC NM 84, Ex, and SGC Authentic), 20 Ruffing (Pr), 21 (PSA EX-MT 6), 64 Doerr (slight trim, otherwise Ex), and two 72 Gomez (PSA EX 5 and Fr). This is a tremendous collection of classic baseball cards from the 1930s and 1940s, highlighted by seventy-seven Hall of Famers, with many notable highlights. The total SMR value in the assigned grades for just the numerically graded cards is $3,136. Total: 283 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500++. SOLD FOR $9,000


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