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    1933 R136 National Chicle "Sky Birds" Complete Set (108) - #1 Current Finest on the PSA Set Registry With An Impressive 7.5 GPA & Scarce Backs. The same classic art deco style artwork that has made the Diamond Stars baseball series so popular elevates National Chicle's "Sky Birds" series put out in 1933 and 1934. The most famous names in aviation are present including Amelia Earhart, Orville Wright, Baron Von Richthofen (The Red Baron) and Charles Lindbergh, and The Spirit of St. Louis. This set certainly fueled the imagination of a generation that looked to the sky. In just thirty years Topps would create a set of the current "Sky Kings" who be not just fly planes but control rockets elevating the ability to fly over the clouds but now step on other worlds. In the early 1930's, the "rock stars" of the time didn't play guitars, they flew airplanes. This set generates a 7.5 (NM+) GPA and includes a pair of scarce Series 144 low numbers.

    This set generates a 7.5 (NM+) GPA and includes a pair of scarce Series 144 low numbers. The current status is #1 on the "Current Finest" and #4 on the "All-Time Finest" lists PSA Set Registry. Includes: PSA NM-MT+ 8.5: 2 cards, #'s 6 Capt. Albert Heurteaux (Pop Three, None Higher) and 33 Capt. C. Kingsford-Smith (Pop One, One Higher); PSA NM-MT 8: 68 cards, #'s 1 David Putnam (Pop Four, None Higher), 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 B. Von Richthofen (Pop Five, None Higher), 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36 Charles Lindbergh (Only Two Higher), 37, 38, 40, 41, 43, 44, 47, 48 Amelia Earhart (None Higher!), 49 Orville Wright (Pop Six, None Higher), 50, 53, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 63, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 72 Spirit Of St. Louis (Pop Seven, None Higher), 73, 74, 75, 76, 82, 84, 85, 86, 89, 90, 91 and 94; PSA NM+ 7.5: 2 cards, #'s 51, 108; PSA NM 7: 25 cards, #'s 4, 24, 39, 42-Series 144, 45-Series 144, 46, 52, 62, 64, 71, 77, 78, 79, 81, 83, 88, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98, 99, 102, 103, 105; PSA EX-MT 6: 6 cards, #'s 54, 87, 95, 101, 106 and 107; PSA EX 5.5: 1 card, #80; PSA EX 5: 2 cards, #'s 100 and 104; PSA VG-EX 4: 1 cards, #60; PSA VG 3: 1 cards, #68.


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