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Incredible 1930s R41 Walter Johnson Candy Co. "Dick Tracy" Complete Set (144 Cards) - Including 88 PSA-Graded Examples

Lot Number 1449

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Popular newspaper comic strip character Dick Tracy burst onto the scene in 1931. Using groundbreaking procedural tactics and a variety of advanced gadgets like his famous two-way radio wristwatch to track down a rogues gallery of bad guys, the square-jawed police detective gained a big enough audience to merit his own series of trading cards just a few years after his introduction. Designated R41, this thrilling "Dick Tracy Caramels" series was issued by the Walter H. Johnson Candy Company of Chicago in 1935 and became an instant hit with collectors. Modern day non-sport enthusiasts track down an incredible collection with this R41 Dick Tracy complete set of (144), including a whopping (88) cards graded by PSA in a range of EX to MT.


Graded cards are:


PSA MINT 9: (3) cards with numbers 24, 72, 144


PSA NM-MT+ 8.5: (3) cards with numbers 78, 123, 137


PSA NM-MT 8: (34) cards with numbers 6, 8, 14, 28, 31, 34, 38, 40, 43, 46, 59, 69, 70, 76, 77, 79, 81, 82, 84, 95, 114, 116, 122, 126, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 136, 139, 140, 141, 142


PSA NM+ 7.5: (4) cards with numbers 22, 32, 86, 127


PSA NM 7: (23) cards with numbers 4, 7, 10, 18, 19, 25, 29, 30, 33, 36, 55, 57, 58, 65, 71, 85, 87, 88, 96, 110, 112, 134, 143


PSA EX-MT+ 6.5: (2) cards with numbers 20, 45


PSA EX-MT 6: (13) cards with numbers 21, 23, 35, 44, 54, 66, 75, 83, 91, 94, 128, 135, 138

 
PSA EX+ 5.5: (2) cards with numbers 11, 56


PSA EX 5: (4) cards with numbers 3, 62, 89, 90


The balance of (56) cards range as (60% EX to EX-MT, 40% VG to VG-EX) with (1) lesser



 
 
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