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    1936 World Wide Gum Baseball Near Set (133/135). Offered is a rarely made available 133-card near set of World Wide Gum cards from 1936. This same year, World Wide Gum produced a set of hockey players and both sets have remined very elusive to American collectors. It is a bit ironic that the Goudey baseball series in 1936 was only 25 cards. Missing #'s 51 DiMaggio and 96 Gehrig for completion. Both cards are available elsewhere in this auction. A total of 51 cards have been professionally graded. Includes: Graded - PSA NM 7: 1 card, #31; SGC 84 NM 7: 3 cards, #'s 22, 24, 33; PSA EX-MT 6: 22 cards, #'s 19 Dean, 30, 36, 37, 38 Rolfe, 41 Greenberg, 55 Cuyler, 58, 69, 76, 79, 82, 83, 88 Grove, 91 Crosetti, 97, 99, 101, 106, 112, 121, 126; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 4 cards, #'s 13 Klein, 60, 61 Walters, 110 Mack; PSA EX+ 5.5: 2 cards, #'s 63, 71; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 1 card, #25 Durocher; PSA EX 5: 13 cards, #'s 4, 5, 8, 15, 29, 35, 47 Foxx, 77 Simmons, 81, 87, 90, 95, 128; SGC 60 EX 5: 5 cards, #'s 6 Vaughan, 9, 17 Davis, 39 Hoyt, 43 Goslin. Ungraded - #'s 1 Dykes (VG), 2 Waner (trimmed), 7 Terry (GD), 16 Herman (VG), 34 Dickey (VG), 42 Gehringer (VG/EX), 45 Cochrane (PR, tape), 46 Cronin (GD), 53 McCarthy (GD/VG), 56 Gomez (EX), 57 Hartnett (EX), 65 Lindstrom (GD/VG), 73 Manush (GD/VG), 75 Medwick (VG), 85 Bottomley (GD), 93 Haines (VG), 94 Hafey (GD),102 Ruffing (VG/EX), 107 Frisch (VG), 108 McKechnie (GD), 113 Appling (GD), 124 Schalk (VG),129 Maranville (VG), 130 Harris (GD), 131 Lopez (GD), 135 Weintraub (GD). Grades 45% EX to EX/MT (a few better), 23% VG to VG/EX, 32% GD (due to toning/staining), a few lesser. SMR approaches $5,500.00.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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