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    1939 Rothmans "Beauties of the Cinema" Cards" Complete Set (40) - #2 on the SGC Set Registry. GPA: 86.4. Rank: #2 on the SGC Set Registry. After sports, Hollywood celebrities was a popular tobacco and gum card theme in the 1930's both here and "across the pond." The same larger than life and oh, so very glamorous actresses of the celluloid fantasy world entertained the masses regardless of geography or language. Offered is a 40-card high grade complete set of the Rothmans Ltd.' "Beauties of the Cinema" from 1939. The title was issued under two formats, these are the square card variety. Never to be forgotten are the ageless beauties like Garbo, Dietrich, Harlow, Mae West and so many others. Includes: Graded - SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 5 cards, Blane, Davies, Harlow, Matthews, Shearer; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 20 cards, Bergner, Birell, Blondell, Carlisle, Carroll, Del Rio, Dunne, Gaynor, Harvey, Hobart, K. Crawford, Marlowe, Moore, Oberon, Stanwyck, Sten, West, Wong, Wray, Wynyard; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 6 cards, Colbert, Dietrich, Fox, Francis, J. Bennett, Loy; SGC 84 NM 7: 5 cards, C. Bennett, Garbo, Gulliver, J. Crawford, Stuart SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 3 cards, Bouchier, Tovar, Young: SGC 60 EX 5: 1 card, Angel.

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