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1930s-1940s Non-Sport Card Collection of (6) Different Series with Disney Comics Uncut Strips

Lot Number 1475

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We wouldn't blame you for breaking into a happy dance upon claiming this incredible collection of 1930s-1940s non-sport cards. Gathered from (6) different series, this thrilling assortment boasts some seriously tough examples from the 1930s including Disney Comics card strips, American Caramel Historical Figures cards and Tom Mix booklets, along with popular issues from the 1940s with American Beauties pin-ups and Uncle Sam's Home Defense. In addition to scarcity and popularity, this highly rewarding collection of all different cards shows pleasing condition quality throughout (with deference to trimming of some of the American Caramel cards). This perfect trifecta of collectible characteristics pins the needle on the "thrill-o-meter" gauge and the fact that this group is offered at such a reasonable level makes it irresistible.

Featured are:

1930 American Caramel R14 Historical Figures: (10) cards with (2) Daniel Boone: #2 (GD+), #3 (VG); (2) Captain John Smith: #2 (VG+), #3 (VG-EX); Captain Kidd #2 (VG), John Paul Jones #2 (GD); and (4) heavily trimmed: Buffalo Bill #1, Jesse James 31, Sitting Bull #3, George Washington #3

1934 National Chicle R151 Tom Mix: (8) booklets with #3 (GD), #17 (VG), #18 (VG-EX), #27 (EX-MT), #31 (EX-MT+), #37 (EX-MT+), #47 (EX-MT), #48 (VG-EX)

1930s American Chicle R25 Thrilling Stories: (4) booklets average (EX to EX-MT+) with "Corporal Blake", Crafty Keen", "Hal Hunter", "Yip Rpper"

1930s Walt Disney R161 Comics: (2) strips of (8) cards each for a total of (16) cards, both strips are clean, bright and sturdy and all cards are solidly connected along the perforations, the cards on the ends show moderate corner wear, but generally these strips are very pleasing, however one card has minor pencil writing on the reverse, included cards are: Strip 1: (4) Mickey Mouse: "The Champ", "Takes a Fall", "King of the Sand Lot", "The Football Player"; and (4) Dumbo: "Makes a Landing", "Plays Push Ball", "Acrobatic" and "Runs a Race"; Strip 2: (4) Minnie Mouse: "Enjoys Her Skis", "Plays Tennis", "Plays Shuffleboard", "Takes a Trip", (4) Panchito: "The Bull Fighter", "Plays Basket Ball", "On the Surf Board", "Rowing a Boat"

1941 Gum Inc. R158 Uncle Sam's Home Defense: (24) card consecutive run average (GD to VG) with numbers 97, 98, 99, 100 (reverse is coated with adhesive/album residue), 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, making up the first half of the Home Defense subset, these cards are nicely matched in appearance

1944 Gum Inc. R59 American Beauties: (7) cards average (EX to EX-MT+) with "French Dressing", "Miss-Placed Confidence", "A Perfect pair" (miss-cut), "Sure Shot", Playing Safe", "Free Wheeling", "Peek a View"

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