Having set out on a mission to fill cereal bowls across the land, Wheaties made a determined effort to support its "Breakfast of Champions" slogan. On top of delivering a nutritious product, the brand provided some major collecting thrills in the form of oversized baseball cards on the backs of its boxes, with many great champions supporting the cause. Dine heartily with this 1935-1936 Wheaties baseball panel lot of (7). This exciting group is populated with some of the biggest names of the day, including (6) Hall of Famers and (1) All-Star. Though these vintage cereal box premiums have irregular edges due to hand cutting, they are otherwise attractive with bold colors and generally distinct graphics.
Assigned grading is apparent, with deference to the irregular edges. Featured are:
(4) 1935 Series 1: Lou Gehrig (GD) details, Jimmie Foxx (GD) details, Al Simmons (VG+) details, Mickey Cochrane (VG) details
(1) 1936 Series 3: "Pepper" Martin (FR-GD) details
(1) 1936 Series 4: Mel Ott (VG) details with 2" tear at bottom left that affects the border only
(1) 1936 Series 5: "Lefty" Gomez (GD-VG) details