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1938 Gum Inc. R69 Horrors of War Starter Set of (111/288) with (5) Key Cards & (31) High Numbers

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“To know the Horrors of War is to want Peace”. Printed on the reverse of the cards in this early non-sports series, the wisdom of this statement is hammered home in bloody and gruesome fashion by stirring obverse art depictions of wartime carnage. Masterfully marketed to the ebb and flow of supply and demand trends when released in 1938 by Gum Inc., these classic cards have enjoyed a lengthy stay at the top of non-sport want lists. Get a big jump start on assembling this challenging series with this nicely matched starter set of (111/288) R69 Horrors of War cards including (5) keys and (31) high numbers. Condition ranges (FR to VG, (1) lesser) with an overall average of GD to GD+. Remarkably the very tough high numbers are as nice as or slightly better in quality to the more attainable low number cards.


The list of included cards is:


(5) Key Cards with: #1 Marco Polo Bridge is the Scene of First Fighting (FR-GD), #240 The Frightful Cost of War (FR), #277 Hitler’s Border Tour Raises War Scare (PR), #284 Germany’s Amazing Mobile Big Guns (FR-GD), #286 Chamberlain Meets Hitler in Peace Effort (FR-GD)


(75) Low Numbers with card numbers: 11, 13, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 36, 37, 38, 40, 43, 45, 47, 49, 52, 54, 55, 56, 59, 60, 61, 62, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 75, 79, 82, 84, 87, 88, 89, 92, 94, 98, 99, 100, 101, 103, 105, 106, 107, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 117, 122, 124, 125, 127, 129, 131, 133, 137, 138, 139, 141, 142, 147, 159, 162, 169, 170, 172, 176, 178, 180, 181, 192


(31) High Numbers with card numbers: 195, 202, 205, 229, 234, 239, 241, 243, 245, 248, 249, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 266, 267, 272, 278, 279, 282



 
 
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