March 30, 2017: Sports & Americana Auction
Search By:
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 3/30/2017

This is an extraordinary array of important cards from the 1940 Play Ball issue, the 2 ½-by-3 1/8-inch cards that represented the middle of three sets that Gum Inc. produced as World War II approached. This all-Hall of Famer array is in markedly better condition than this issue is typically found in older collections and includes five cards from the more-difficult high number series. Here’s the breakdown: No. 7 Dickey – Ex-Mt, 10 Ruffing – Excellent, 21 Ferrell – Nr-Mt, 38 Doerr – Ex-Mt, 88 Ott – Ex o/c, 104 Waner – Ex o/c, 119 Alexander – VG-Ex, 178 Carey – VG-Ex, 224 Traynor – Ex-Mt, 226 Hooper – Nr-Mt o/c, 227 Haines – Ex-Mt, 236 Bottomley – Ex o/c and 238 Lazzeri – Ex-Mt o/c.
1940 Play Ball Grouping of Hall of Famers (13)1940 Play Ball Grouping of Hall of Famers (13)
1940 Play Ball Grouping of Hall of Famers (13)
Click above for larger image.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $150
Final prices include buyers premium.: $521
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

Auction Notepad


You may add/edit a note for this item or view the notepad:  

Submit    Delete     View all notepad items