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1920s-40s Baseball Treasure Chest of (58) with Wheaties Panels, Butterfinger Premiums & Pastel Premiums

Lot Number 139

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Description

Seekers of vintage oddball issues have a field day with this fascinating 1920s-40s baseball treasure chest of (58). Present are: (15) 1934 R310 Butterfinger Premiums (avg. FR-GD) with (8) HOFers: Averill, Dickey, Ferrell, Grove, Harris, Hoyt, Simmons, P. Waner; (9) 1936 R312 Pastel Premiums (avg. FR-GD) with (3) HOFers: Hornsby, Waner/Waner/Weaver, Wagner/Vaughan; (21) 1937-39 Wheaties Panels (all hand-cut) with (10) HOFers: Cuyler, Feller, Gomez, Greenberg, Grove, (2) Herman, Hubbell, Medwick, Vaughan. More on our website.

The complete list of included items is as follows:

(15) R310 1934 Butterfinger Premiums: average (FR-GD) due to water stains and varying amounts of paper loss on the borders, all photos are appealing, (3) have compacting folds. Included players are: Averill, Chapman, Crowder, Dickey, Ferrell, Grove, Haas, Harris, Holley, Hoyt, Lee, Mowry, Ryan, Simmons, P. Waner.

(9) R312 1936 Pastel Premiums: average (FR-GD) due to pinholes, reverse side adhesive residue/surface paper loss and several with light water stains, all photos are appealing and in general this group presents better than the assigned technical grade. Included players are: Brown, R. Collins, Dressen, Hornsby, Parmalee, Rowe, Wagner/Vaughan, P. Waner/L. Waner/ Weaver, Winegarner.

(21) 1937-39 Wheaties Panels: all are hand-cut and present GD to VG details with deference to occasional pinholes, small edge tears and adhesive/paper residue on the reverses, all are appealing and the majority present above the assigned technical grade with vibrant colors and bold graphics. Included players by series are:

(4) 1937 Series-6 aka “How to Star in Baseball”: #3 Bonura (2” edge tear does not affect photo), #9 Grove (4” edge tear does not affect photo), #10 Herman, #12 Medwick

(14/16) Series-9 aka “Color Series”: the panels in this near set are believed to be of a preproduction nature as they are printed on heavy paper stock instead of cardboard stock used in manufacturing Wheaties cereal boxes. All but (2) of the offered panels have loose leaf paper adhered to the reverse by means of dots of adhesive located at the corners only. Included players are: #1 Bonura, #2 Bridges, # Clift, #4 Cuyler, #6 Feller, #8 Herman, #9 Hubbell, #10 Jordan, #11 Martin, #12 Moore, #13 Moses, #14 Mungo, #15 Travis, #16 Vaughan

(1) 1938 Series-10 aka “Biggest Thrills in Baseball”: #4 Walker

(2) 1939 Series-12 aka “Personal Pointers”: #3 Gomez, #7 Greenberg (several small sections of paper loss on the borders do not affect the photo

Connie Mack premium c. 1940s, measures 6-1/2 x 8-1/2”, (GD) with heavy water stain, pinholes and reverse side writing

Philadelphia Phillies patch c.1940s round patch with 4-3/4” diameter, (VG-EX) with attractive batter/stars appliqué

(4/6) 1939 “Jack Coombs” pamphlets instructional pamphlets issued by Atlantic Refining, all are in (VG-EX) condition with deference to adhesive/ppaper residue on reverse side corners, included are #1 Batting, #2 Base-running, #3 Pitching, #4 Catching

1939 “Atlantic Baseball Club” entry blank issued by Atlantic Refining for 1939 World Series trip, (VG-EX) with deference to partial spine separation

1942 Currier & Ives litho from a book titled “Currier and Ives Print Makers to the American People”, titled “The American National Game of Base Ball”, subtitled “Grand Match For the Championship at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken, N.J.”, marked “Plate 80” at bottom center, framed to dimensions of 13x10, presents in very appealing condition with minor traces of wear on the frame

(2) c.1930s Premiums measuring 3 x 5-1/2” both (GD) with pinholes, players are Lavagetto and Lucas

Connie Mack clipping c.1940s color photo hand-cut from a magazine to dimensions of 6 x 7-1/2”, appealing with deference to edge tears which do not affect the photo

Vintage mini-bat moderate wear with crack repair and mounting holes drilled into reverse, has results of 1929 World Series handwritten in ink on the barrel

1947 World Series scoring sheets unofficial group of (13) sheets which appear to be of a homemade nature with results of 1947 WS recorded variously in pen and ink

Frames included with lots: while we make every effort to protect the frames included in these lots during pre-auction storage and post-auction shipping, we are not responsible for any damage to the frames themselves, and no refunds will be given due to frame damage.

 
 
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