Dig through a heaping treasure chest assortment with this collection of multi-sport and non-sport items. This accumulation of vintage prizes begins in the 1880s, with a few Allen & Ginter albums and traverses the realms of baseball, hockey, basketball, movies, pop music and more, ending up in the 1980s with a Cincinnati Reds team-signed baseball blessed with a Pete Rose autograph. Filled with both leading brand and obscure issues, this interesting mix is collecting treasure.
1880s-1890s Allen & Ginter complete/partial albums with: (2) complete "General Government and State Capitol Buildings of the United States" (VG, GD); (1) complete "World's Beauties 1st Series" (GD); (1) partial "Game Birds of America" cover and all pages are separated and back cover is absent; (1) partial "George Washington" album with (9) pages and front or back cover; also present is a single scrapbook page adhered with (9) individual cards and (1) panel of (4) cards that were cut from the "World Champions" album, with baseball players Cap Anson, Charles Comiskey, Tim Keefe, John Clarkson and Charles Bennett
1969 Chicago Cubs team-signed Spalding with "Chicago Cubs" stamp (EX+) with (27) autographs ranging ("4-5" to "7-8") with keys Leo Durocher, Ernie Banks, Fergie Jenkins, Ron Santo, Ken Holtzman, Randy Hundley, Glenn Beckert and Don Kessinger
1989 Cincinnati Reds team-signed ONL/Giamatti (NM) with (25) autographs with (22) ranging ("4-5" to "8-9"), with keys Pete Rose, Tony Perez, Eric Davis, Danny Jackson, Chris Sabo and Bo Diaz
(32) 1940 "Smilin' Jack" (8) card uncut strips forming (2) complete sets of (128) cards each average (VG-EX to EX)
(18) 1983-84 Funmate "NHL Hockey Player Puffy Stickers" unopened packs all (MIP) including (5) with Wayne Gretzky
(17) c.1940 Wheaties hand-cut cereal box sports and military panels that range (FR to VG) with Red Ruffing, Leo Durocher, Luke Appling, Ernie Lombardi, Ducky Medwick, Billy Herman, Joe Gordon and Pee Wee Reese
(2) 1930s Goudey Gum "Thum-Movies Baseball Series" flip books both (VG-EX) with Mel Ott and Luke Appling
c.1930s "Mercedes" Filmbilder album (VG) with near set of (156/168) movie star card adhered to the pages throughout; cards present in excellent condition with multiples of Lillian Harvey, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer, Ramon Navarro, Emil Jannings; and single cards of Buster Keaton, Hoot Gibson, Dolores Del Rio and Adolph Menjou
(4) 1940s "Engrav-O-Prints" panels of (32) movie star cards each average (EX to EX-MT) with Carole Lombard, Charles Boyer, Frederic March and Cesar Romero
1872 "Oliver Optics Magazine" (GD)
(17) 1940s-1960s Japanese Menko assorted panels average (EX to NM+) with (1) matted baseball panel
1940s Bond Bread "Lone Ranger" ink blotter with ruler (VG)
1952 Kansas City Blues photo trimmed along the bottom edge to 7x10, shows VG-EX detail
Also present are (27) assorted panels, sheets and cards in average to better condition, with: a sheet of black and white Beatles photo stamps, (7) German motorcycle card sheets; (3) partial Sertoma Stars baseball card panels with Babe Ruth, Joe Jackson, Willie Mays and Harmon Killebrew; (4) baseball card wrappers; (2) hockey card wrappers; a Stan Musial Rawlings promo photo; a Dutch Clark newspaper supplement; a military illustration poster; a Popeye mini-playing card strip; a c.1971 Washington Senators safety card panel; (2) 1985 Red Rooster Calgary Flames card uncut sheets; a replica 1961-1962 Fleer basketball card display panel with trimmed top edge; and (2) 1972 Classic Cards "photo negative' cards of Ty Cobb and Eddie Collins.