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1956 Gum Inc. Adventure Card Hoard of (1,154) with (8) Complete Sets & (2) Near Sets

Lot Number 988

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Here's a collecting adventure you definitely don't want to miss. Presented in a hoard of (1,154) 1956 Gum Inc. "Adventure" cards, including (8) complete sets of (100) cards each; (2) near sets with (99/100) and (96/100); and (159) extra cards with a partial set of (86/100). An incredible find to be sure, this well-preserved collection presents in very desirable condition overall, with an average of (EX-MT to NM-MT) with 10% slightly lesser. Big on boxing greats of the 1880s-1950s, this tremendous hoard boasts an incredible total of (11) of the high value Max Schmeling card #86

 

Highlights are: Boxers: #31 Tommy Burns (13); #32 Jack Johnson (12); #33 Jess Willard (10); #34 Jack Dempsey (12); #35 Gene Tunney (11); #41 Joe Louis (11); #42 Ezzard Charles (12); #43 Joe Walcott (11); #44 Rocky Marciano (11); #76 John L. Sullivan (11); #77 Jim Corbett (10); #78 Bob Fitzsimmons (11); #79 James J. Jeffries (12); #80 Marvin Hart (12); #86 Max Schmeling (11); #87 Jack Sharkey (12), #88 Primo Carnera (12); #89 Max Baer (12); #90 James J. Braddock (12); and Others: #1 At the End of the Rainbow (12),  #55 Harry Agganis (12), #63 Hockey-Gordie Howe (10), #92 Bob Mathias (14), #100 Conestoga (12).


The (1) card absent from the near-set of (99/100) is #67; the (4) cards absent from the near-set of (96/100) are #15, #56, #57 and #67. The (14) cards absent from the partial set of (86/100) are numbers 6, 8, 15, 20, 33 Willard, 43, 56, 57, 59, 60, 67, 73, 77 Corbett and 83.



 
 
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