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    1930's Flin Flon Bombers & Trail Smoke Eaters Collection (7 Items) -From the Jimmie Skinner Collection. Offered is a selection of seven items showcasing two hockey teams that originated from mining towns in Canada. The 1937/38 Bombers had Sid Abel, George Abel and Jimmie Skinner vying for the Allan Cup against the Bombers. Collectibles from these two teams is quite scarce and highly prized by vintage hockey specialists. The collection of rarities includes: Item 1 - 1937-1938 Trail Smoke Eaters (B.C. Champions) real photo post card. Grades PR due to damage on reverse, unused through the mail; Item 2 - 4-1/2" x 8" photo of 1937 Flin Flon Bombers team. Grades FR with names noted on the reverse; Item 3 - 1936-37 Flin Flon Bombers RPPC. Grades PR due to pin holes, excellent otherwise, unused through the mail; Item 4 & 5 - 1938-39 Flin Flon Bombers deckle edge photo and Hockey Guide. Photo is excellent, guide has creases and tears to front/back covers, close to excellent interior pages; Item 6 - 1939-40 Flin Flon Bombers 4-1/2" x 6" photo. Grades excellent with staining in upper left and bottom border; Item 7 - Rare single player original photo of Bombers Defensemen Phil "Feegie" Anderjkew. Has light creasing.

    More Information: Some history: The Flin Flon Bombers feature Hall of Famer Sid Abel and Stanley Cup coach Jimmie Skinner. The team was the dominating amatuer team in the 1930's. The Trail Smoke Eaters were Canadian champions who toured in Germany in 1938. We believe they are the last team to do so in Germany before Hitler took power. They were the World Amateuer Champions in 1939.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,500 - up.

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    November, 2010
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