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    Circa. 1937 F277-1 Heinz Rice Flakes "Famous Air Pilots" Near Set (14/24), Album and Company Brochure. Offered is a 14-card near set of the very popular "Famous Air Pilots" sold by Heinz Rice Flakes sometime after 1936, the very colorful and professionally illustrated 10-page album designed to house the cards and a 4-page company sale brochure. Includes: F277-1 "Famous Air Pilots" (14) - Partial set 14 of 25 cards. w/#'s 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 24 and 25. Cards are EX/MT with a handful lesser; "Famous Air Pilots" Album - Overall excellent condition with some corner wear, the cover does have one corner crease. There are no cards pasted into the album; H.J. Heinz Company Brochure - This 4-page sales flyer advertises this set and the F277-4 "Famous Airplanes" series as well as the ad for the rare 7x1-" premiums which could be had after aviation fans young and old completed their set and confirmed it with their local grocer. This could explain why these cards are so scarce today.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    7th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
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