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    1941 R157 "Uncle Sam" Complete Set (96) and R158 "Home Defense" Near Set (19/24). The marketing dept. at Gum Inc. knew that the gum card would be an ideal propaganda tool to teach youngsters about the war that would soon be facing them. In times of complete uncertainty, the United States on the brink of entering World War II, these cards reminded Americans just how mighty our nation's military is. The Uncle Sam cards show each of the four branches of the military. Overall, 75 cards have been graded by SGC or PSA. Includes: 1941 R157 Uncle Sam (96) - Complete 1st Series of #'s 1-96. Includes: Graded - SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 6 cards, #'s 9, 16, 37, 61, 75 and 78; PSA NM-MT 8: 2 cards, #'s 45 and 93; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 4 cards, #'s 10, 14, 18 and 35; SGC 84 NM 7: 5 cards, #'s 5, 7, 54, 55 and 87; PSA NM 7: 1 card, #74; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 5 cards, #'s 19, 20, 23, 39 and 53; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 3 cards, #'s 64, 90 and 95; SGC 60 EX 5: 13 cards, #'s 12, 13, 17, 22, 26, 27, 49, 50, 51, 63, 79, 81 and 85; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 9 cards, #'s 2, 6, 8, 58, 60, 62, 68, 70 and 71; SGC 40 VG 3: 16 cards, #'s 1, 4, 25, 28, 30, 41, 42, 46, 47, 56, 57, 59, 65, 66, 67 and 83; SGC 30 GD 2: 1 card, #80. Grades 19% NM to NM/MT, 42% EX to EX/MT, 31% VG to VG/EX (few lesser), 8% trimmed. 1941 R158 Uncle Sam/Home Defense (19) - Near complete run of #'s 97-120. Includes: Graded - SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 1 card, #101; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 1 card, #118; SGC 60 EX 5: 3 cards, #'s 104, 109 and 113; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 5 cards, #'s 99, 102, 117, 119 and 120; SGC 40 VG 3: 6 cards, #'s 97, 98, 105, 106, 111 and 115; SGC 30 GD 2: 1 card, #107; SGC Authentic: 2 cards, #'s 112 and 116.

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