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    1939 R173 Gum Inc. "The World In Arms" Partial Set (29/48). Of the numerous card sets that played a huge role in preparing and influencing the American public for war, "The World In Arms" series is one of the best. Colorful and professionally done illustrations all unhampered by any title, copy or design elements make this a hobby favorite. Offered is a collection of 29 different "World In Arms" with two rare stamped promo "FREE SAMPLE CARD" overprint stamp. The selection includes: Airplanes - #'s 1, 2 (w/FREE Sample overprint stamp), 3 (w/FREE Sample overprint stamp), 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14; Field Artillery - #'s 1 and 2; Fortifications - #'s 1, 2 and 3; Iron Calvary - #'s 1 and 2; Miscellaneous - #'s 1 (small), 3, 4 and 8; Ships - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9. Grades mostly VG/EX to EX with some lesser, all have a vintage rubber band stain affecting two opposite borders.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2012
    9th Sunday
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