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1933 Goudey Baseball Near Set (235/240) with #92 Lou Gehrig & #181 Babe Ruth

Lot Number 1059

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Description

Produced by the Goudey Gum Company of Boston from 1933 to 1941, the “big league chewing gum” series of baseball players are among the most revered cards in the hobby. This quality mid-grade near set of (235/240) cards is only a “stone’s throw” away from total completion. The approximate condition breakdown for this acclaimed series is as follows: 10% (VG-EX or better), 30% (VG), 20% (GD) and 40% (FR or lesser) with nearly 25% having sustained a combination of wear including paper loss, punch holes, trimming or writing. Highlights include:


#1 Bengough (PR, writing), #2 Vance (GD), #5 Ba. Herman (FR, writing), #7 Lyons (VG), #19 Dickey (PR, reverse writing), #20 Terry (GD), #22 Traynor (FR, reverse paper loss), #23 Cuyler (FR, reverse wrtiting), #25 P. Waner (VG), #29 Foxx (FR, reverse writing), #31 Lazzeri (VG-EX), #35 Simmons (PR), #42 E. Collins (GD), #44 Bottomley (GD), #47 Manush (GD), #49 Frisch (VG), #56 Ruffing (GD), #58 O’Doul (VG), #60 Hoyt (FR, writing), #63 Cronin (GD), #64 Grimes (FR, dot of paper loss), #73 Haines (FR), #74 Rixey (FR), #76 Cochrane (PR, writing), #79 Faber (VG), #89 Speaker (GD), #92 Gehrig (PR, reverse paper loss), #102 T. Jackson (FR, reverse writing), #103 Combs (GD), #107 Manush (VG), #109 Cronin (GD), #110 Goslin (VG), #117 Maranville (PR, reverse paper loss), #119 Hornsby (PR, colored), #125 Terry (GD), #127 Ott (VG), #128 Klein (PR, reverse writing), #133 Lindstrom (PR, writing), #134 Rice (VG-EX), #138 Pennock (VG), #147 Durocher (PR, reverse writing), #154 Foxx (FR), #158 Berg (GD), #164 L. Waner (VG-EX), #165 J. Sewell (VG), #168 Goslin (VG), #181 Ruth (Authentic, paper loss), #187 Manush (VG), #188 Hornsby (PR), #189 Cronin (GD), #194 Averill (GD), #197 R. Ferrell (VG), #202 Hartnett (VG), #207 Ott (PR, writing), #211 H. Wilson (FR, paper loss), #216 Gomez (PR, punch holes), #220 Grove (trimmed), #222 Gehringer (GD), #223 Dean (VG), #227 Bi. Herman (VG), #229 Vaughan (colored), #230 Hubbell (PR, writing), #232 O’Doul (PR, reverse paper loss), #234 Hubbell (VG) and #240 Schumacher (VG). 

 

Missing only #53 Ruth, #144 Ruth, #149 Ruth, #160 Gehrig and the near impossible #106 Lajoie shortprint for completion. 

 

 



 
 
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