Popular newspaper comic strip character Dick Tracy burst onto the scene in 1931. Just a few years later the square-jawed police detective gained a big enough audience to merit his own series of trading cards. Designated R41, this thrilling series was issued by the Walter H. Johnson Candy Company of Chicago in 1935. Detective Tracy used groundbreaking procedural tactics and a variety of advanced gadgets, like his famous two-way radio wristwatch, to track down a rogues gallery of bad guys, including fan favorites Flatop, Mumbles, Pruneface and Breathless Mahoney.
Join forces with the funnies top cop, by capturing this 1935 Dick Tracy Caramels near-set of (136/144). This colorful collection of vintage trading cards ranges (GD to VG-EX) in condition, with the exception of (11) high number cards that average (EX-MT to NM-MT). Printed on fairly heavy stock, these eighty year-old cards display vivid colors and bold text and remain pleasing with age-appropriate wear. Requiring just eight cards for completion, this compelling near-set is a great find for advanced non-sport collectors.
Absent card numbers are: 8, 84, 97, 110, 111, 113, 114, 115.