Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1933 Goudey Baseball Uncut Sheet A true pioneer in the field of bubble gum cards, The Goudey Gum Company of Boston, Massachusetts created some of the most beloved pieces of cardboard ever sealed in wax paper. From Indians to aviators to sports heroes, Goudey Gum packs held treasures for kids throughout the late 1940's. For reasons that may be obvious, portraits of the men who played America's Game have long been favored by children of all ages, and the cards that came packed with Big League Chewing Gum are no exception.

    Goudey released several sets featuring stars of the diamond, beginning in 1933. Offered here is a rarely seen uncut sheet of 24 cards from that inaugural set, featuring Hall of Fame heroes Charlie "Red" Ruffing, Eppa Rixey, Jesse Haines, Tris Speaker and The Sultan of Swat himself - "Babe" Ruth! Technically, the sheet is in close to excellent condition. There are a few short wrinkles coming in from the top and bottom edges, a column of tape adhesive staining affect then left edge. Corners show mild wear.

    Uncut sheets from era are extremely rare and are among the most treasured elements of any size vintage collection. Once in private hands they tend to stay there. This is a rare chance that should not be taken lightly as it may be quite some time before another comes available at auction. The sheet measures 11-1/2" x 14-3/16." It has been professionally framed and matted with dual glass for viewing on both sides to and overall size of 23-1/2" x 20-3/4" and is ready for display.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    14th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,436

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item
    Coming soon:

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/19/2020

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 10/23/2020

    Nature & Science
    Opens about 10/20/2020

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/21/2020

    Manuscripts
    Opens about 10/23/2020

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 10/22/2020

    Fine & Rare Wine
    Opens about 10/23/2020

    Entertainment
    Opens about 10/26/2020

    Silver
    Opens about 10/27/2020

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/28/2020

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/29/2020

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/30/2020

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/30/2020

    Ethnographic Art
    Opens about 10/30/2020

    Space
    Opens about 11/02/2020

    Movie Posters
    Opens about 10/30/2020

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/22/2020

    Photography
    Opens about 11/06/2020

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 10/25/2020

    Currency
    Opens about 11/02/2020

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/10/2020

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/11/2020

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 11/04/2020

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/12/2020

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 11/13/2020

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/13/2020

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/13/2020

    Luxury Accessories
    Opens about 11/16/2020

    Arms & Armor
    Opens about 11/17/2020

    Entertainment
    Opens about 11/17/2020

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 11/08/2020

    US Coins
    Opens about 11/07/2020

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 11/13/2020

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 11/09/2020

    Photography
    Opens about 11/26/2020

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 11/12/2020

    Sports Collectibles
    Opens about 11/19/2020

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 11/20/2020

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 11/23/2020

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 11/25/2020

    US Coins
    Opens about 11/16/2020

    Rare Books
    Opens about 11/25/2020

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/25/2020

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage auctions is more than just an auction business. They are in the 'preserving history' business as well.
    Alicia Kramer, Daughter of Jerry Kramer, five-time NFL World Champion,
    Garden City, ID
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search