(300+) 1930s 1950s Bowman, Gum Inc. and Topps Non-Sport Collection 
Lot Number 654
 
Quantity: Bid Starts: 03/17/2008 10:00:00 
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Description

Non-sports cards based on fact and fiction were popular issues in the mid-twentieth century and assembled are (300) cards from (8) different series from Bowman, Gum Inc. and Topps. Military, propaganda and war-themed cards dominate this collection, which is spotlighted by (74) 1938 Gum Inc. Horrors of War that grade mostly (VG) with some better or lesser. This gruesome medley is complimented by Cold War and military propaganda issues such as (46/48) 1951 Bowman Fight the Red Menace near set (mostly VG) and (78/80) 1954 Bowman U.S. Navy Victories near set (mostly VG-EX). Western-themed issues were also popular during the 1940s and 1950s, and this collection includes (33) 1949 Bowman Wild West Picture Cards (mostly VG), (13) 1950 Bowman Wild Man Picture Cards (mostly VG to VG-EX) and (78/80) 1956 Topps Roundup near set (mostly VG-EX). This offering is rounded off by (18) 1936 Gum Inc. G-Men & Heroes of the Law (mostly GD to VG) and (9) 1951 Bowman Jets, Rockets, Spacemen (mostly VG-EX). For any military, Americana, or general non-sport card devotee, this awesome selection of cards is a great slice of American popular culture from the 1930s to 1950s. For a complete list of this collection and near set missing cards, please visit our website.

(18) 1936 Gum Inc. G-Men & Heroes of the Law (mostly GD to VG); (74) 1938 R69 Gum Inc. Horrors of War (mostly VG, some better or lesser); (33) 1949 Bowman Wild West Picture Cards (mostly VG); (13) 1950 Bowman Wild Man Picture Cards (mostly VG to VG-EX); (46/48) 1951 Bowman Fight the Red Menace Near Set (mostly VG) missing #33 and #34; (9) 1951 Bowman Jets, Rockets, Spacemen (mostly VG-EX); (42/48) 1954 Bowman U.S. Navy Victories Near Set (mostly VG-EX to EX) missing: #3, #11, #23, #32, #43, #44; (78/80) 1956 Topps Roundup Near Set (mostly VG-EX) missing #12 and #69. 
 
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