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Non-Sport Cards   17 Lots       »   



Lot 270.  13 Gold-Rimmed Lithographed Portrait Cards of U.S. Presidents. Exquisite etchings were used to produce these 5” x 7” portrait cards, apparently from the late 19th century. The Presidents depicted are Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, Andrew Johnson, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. Each card has the number of the individual’s presidency lightly written on the blank back in pencil; otherwise, ex-m to nm with the gold rim intact.
Winning Bid $152.


Lot 271.  29 Non-Sport Cards, 1880s-1991. 1. 1880s N145 Cross-Cut “Actors and Actresses” #92. 2. 1889 N71 “Actors and Actresses” first series card of Rankin, which seems to have a second series back added to it. 3. 1933 R26 Goudey “Boy Scouts” #27. 4. 1933R136 National Chicle “Sky Birds” #24 Baylies. 5. 1947-48 “Indian Gum” #72 Yo-Ho-Lo-Micco. 6. 1940s-50s card, 2 3/8” x 3 ¼” and similar to Homogenized Bond cards, with Republic Picture photos of Roy Rogers on one side and Bill Elliott on the other. 7-9. 1950 Topps “Hopalong Cassidy” #73, 90 and 130. 10-16. 1953 Topps “License Plates” #27, 36, 60, 61 and 67 (3). 17-29. 1991 Impel “Terminator 2,” 12 cards plus a Carolco Pictures card promoting a jacket. Also, a 1966 DC Comics 11” x 14” Super Heroes poster including Superman and Batman. Seventeen cards are ex or better and 12 are vg-ex or less. The poster is vg-ex.
Winning Bid $30.


Lot 272.  2 1920s Exhibit Supply Co. Cards of Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini. Elected premier or prime minister of Italy in 1922, Mussolini ruled the country until 1943, when he was deposed by his Fascist Party’s Grand Council on Fascism. Italian partisans captured and executed him in 1945. One sepia card shows him in a posed portrait, and the other, as he “salutes members of the Fascisti.” The cards grade vg.
Winning Bid $25.


Lot 273.  Uncut Sheet of Embossed Cards from the 1932 Olympics Games. Issued in Germany, this 6.75” x 9.25” sheet of 16 cards provides scenes from countries participating in the Olympics in Los Angeles. The countries are Cuba, Belgium, Guatemala, Columbia, Palestine, Egypt, Ireland, Arabia, Chile, Peru, Tibet, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Persia. The cards are perforated, and some are separated at the perforations. Ex-m and rare.
Winning Bid $25.


Lot 274.  57 Different 1938 R69 Gum Inc. “Horrors of War” Cards. These cards provide a good start on a collector set. Vg-ex: #89. Vg: #20, 25, 30, 36, 37, 64, 97, 103, 144, 169, 190 and 278. G-vg: #23, 104, 116 and 143. G: #8, 15, 32, 74, 100, 113, 123 and 165. F-g: #14, 16, 28, 34, 56, 73, 75, 90, 95, 111, 128, 137, 163, 179 and 185. F: #5, 19, 21, 22, 45, 47, 49, 67, 84, 96, 106, 108, 124 and 126. P-f: #9, 53 and 102. P: #76.
Winning Bid $61.


Lot 275.  43 Different 1939 Gum Inc. “War News Pictures” Cards. Included is one card from the 121-143 series, #138 p-f. The other cards are #1, 6, 7, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18, 20, 23, 25, 30, 37, 39, 46, 49, 67, 68, 70, 72-76, 78, 80-83, 87, 92, 93, 96, 98, 99, 101-104 and 106-108. These 42 cards grade Ex-m: 2 cards. Ex+: 2. Ex: 6. Vg-ex: 12. Vg: 9. G-vg: 2. G: 1. F-g: 1. F: 5. P: 2.
Winning Bid $61.


Lot 276.  Circa 1941 M.P. & Co. “War Scenes” Near Set - 45 of 48 – Plus Errors and Variations. MacArthur, Doolittle and Nimitz are the recognizable names in the set, which M.P. numbered 101-148 and printed the cards with black backs and blue. The blue backs appear to be a second printing. This collection consists of 59 cards, which includes three variations or errors and blue and black backs for some cards. Two cards are numbered 125; the black back is titled “Destroyer Attacking at Midway,” while the blue back says “Destroyers” instead. There is an error card for #126, “U.S.S. North Carolina Maneuvering for Attack”; the error is numbered 128. For #133, the black back identifies “2 powerful Jap Warships,” while the blue back mentions “7” ships. Thirty-six backs are printed in black, and 19 in blue. The missing cards are 112, 134 and 138. The cards grade Ex-m: 1 card. Ex+: 1. Ex: 7. Vg-ex: 15. Vg: 15. G-vg: 2. G: 5. F-g: 4. F: 6. P-F: 1. P: 2.
Winning Bid $25.


Lot 277.  1940s-50s Exhibit Card Machine Header Featuring 4 Exhibit Supply Co. Risqué Cards. The green-tint cards are attached to an 8” x 12.5” backing that provides directions for using the exhibit machine. The cards and the overall display have an ex to ex-m appearance.
Winning Bid $15.


Lot 278.  48 Different 1952 Topps “Look ‘N See” Cards Plus 6 1967 “Who Am I.” These two sets share some artwork. The “Look ‘N See” cards are #2, 3 Jefferson, 8, 10, 11, 18, 29 Twain, 35, 36, 38, 44, 49, 52, 61, 62, 65 Gandhi, 68, 71 Edison, 76-78, 83, 85, 86, 89-93, 95-97, 106, 108, 113, 114, 116, 117, 121-123, 126-128, 129-131 and 134 Lafayette. The “Who Am I” cards are #11 Truman, 15, 34, 35, 37 Churchill and 40. The “Look ‘N See” cards grade: Ex: 1 card. Vg-ex: 13. Vg: 14. G-vg: 5. G: 3. F-g: 5. F: 3. P-F: 3. P: 1. The “Who Am I” cards grade Ex: 1 card. Vg: 2. G-vg: 3. A total of 54 cards.
Winning Bid $50.


Lot 279.  “Wings” and “Wheels” Collection - 57 Cards. Fifty-one cards are from Topps’ 1952 “Wings” issue, and another six are from the company’s 1953 “World on Wheels.” The “Wings” cards fall into two categories based on condition. The first group consists of cards that average g-vg: #1, 13, 14, 19, 20, 25, 30, 32, 34, 35, 38-40, 43, 44, 47, 48, 58, 63, 66, 69, 70, 78, 84, 169, 186, 194 and 197. In the second category, the “Wings” cards have nice fronts that are generally free of creases and average vg+ to ex; the backs have numbers added: #7, 22, 25, 35, 38, 39, 41, 52-54, 57, 58, 66, 68, 69, 84, 85, 87-89, 91, 94 and 99. The “Wheels” cards are #25, 33, 48, 116, 121 and 153. They grade: Vg-ex: 2 cards. Vg: 4.
Winning Bid $20.


Lot 280.  1952 Topps Wings Set of 200. All but eight cards have significant back damage, scrapbook residue or both. Generally, the fronts are very nice. Nm or better: 19 cards. Ex-m to ex-m+: 50. Ex to ex+: 27. Vg to vg-ex: 54. G to g-vg: 42. P to p-f: 8. Please remember that the grades apply to the card fronts only.
Winning Bid $61.


Lot 281.  31 Different 1953 Topps “Who-Z-At Star” Cards. Condition-challenged group constituting almost 40 percent of the 80-card set: #2 Allen, 3, 10, 12, 13 Arden, 14, 18, 19, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34 Montalban p (and we mean it), 35, 38, 40, 42, 46 Skelton, 47 Bob Taylor, 48, 50 Pidgeon, 55, 60, 61, 63 Blyth, 67, 70, 71, 74, 78 Fabray and 80. Twelve cards either have tape in the corners or damage where tape was removed. Another card has writing on the front. The complete breakdown of grades is G: 3 cards. F-g: 12. F: 2. P-f: 1. P: 13.
Winning Bid $15.


Lot 282.  1954 Bowman “U.S. Naval Victories” Partial Set - 34 of 48. Attractive set with excellent artwork representing George Washington, John Paul Jones, scenes from World War II and more. The missing cards are #1, 3, 4, 12, 15, 20, 22, 24, 31, 33, 34, 36, 38 and 46. Cards in the partial set grade Ex+: 1 card. Ex: 1. Vg-ex: 7. Vg: 8. G-vg: 5. G: 4. F-g: 2. F: 4. P: 2.
Winning Bid $68.


Lot 283.  1960 Ed-U-Cards “Famous People” Card Set Featuring Babe Ruth. Complete in the original box, this set is a collection of non-sport cards except for Ruth. The rules and checklist are included. The Ruth card grades vg-ex. The others average ex-m. Among the other notables are George Washington, Einstein and Gandhi.
Winning Bid $204.


Lot 284.  1965 A. & B.C. Gum-Topps “Civil War News” Partial Set – 53 of 88. This is the English version of the popular set, which Topps issued in 1962. The artwork is the same, but the cards are a bit smaller at 2 ¼”x 3 ¼”. The cards grade Ex+: 1 card. Ex: 4. Vg-ex: 13. Vg: 15. G-vg: 5. G: 9. F-g: 4. F: 2.
Winning Bid $25.
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