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1933 R73 Goudey Indian Gum Collection (133)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $840
Presented is a collection of 1930s gum cards consisting of 122 cards from the popular R73 Goudey Indian Gum series plus eleven additional cards from four different Western-themed issues. These cards have been saved for decades together until being consigned to this auction. Condition of the collection is overall very modest, but the R73 Indian Gum cards do contain several dozen higher-grade examples. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1930 R14 American Caramel Co. American Historical Characters (1 card): #2 John Smith (Pr). 2) 1930 R130 Series Of 48 Western (3 cards): #319, 324, and 327. All Pr. 3) 1933 R73 Goudey Indian Gum (122 cards): Overall condition is 19% Ex (including a couple better), 21% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 60% lesser (including thirty-three with one or two hole punches). Keys: Two #25 Geronimo (Vg and Pr), 33 Pocahontas (Pr), 37 Black Hawk (Vg-Ex), two 38 Sitting Bull (Vg and Pr), 70 John Smith (Pr), 78 Billy-the-Kid (Vg-Ex), 167 Kishkalwa (Ex, white background variation), and 192 Chief Red Cloud (Vg-Ex). 4) 1933 R128 Series Of 48 Western (1 card): #303 (Pr). 5) 1937 R172 Gum, Incorporated Wild West Series (6 cards): #3, 4, 15, 20, 35, and 48. All Pr. This is an outstanding mixed-grade collection of cards from these popular 1930s gum-card issues. Total: 133 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $840
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