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1930s-1990s Multi-Sport Overseas Issue Complete Sets Lot (29 Different)

Lot Number 1572

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Description

Various international sports (Golf, Boxing/Wrestling, Olympics, Football, Auto/Aircraft Racing, Tennis, Soccer and more) are covered in this group of (880) cards comprising (29) different complete sets. The cards were produced to accompany cigarettes, tea and foods, or as stand-alone collector issues. Generally present in the (EX-MT) range for earlier issues and rapidly ascends toward (NM-MT) for later editions.

 

Highlights include:

1936 John Player & Sons "Tennis" (50), featuring #42 Don Budge; 1932 W.D. & H.O. Wills "Homeland Events" (54), featuring #16 Golf at St. Andrews/Bobby Jones; 1939 WA & AC Churchman "Kings of Speed" (50) , featuring #6 Howard Hughes and #45 Jesse Owens; 1930 W.D. & H.O. Wills "Speed" (50).

 

Also includes:

1963 Kellogg "International Soccer Stars" (12); 1956 Cadet Sweets "Record Holders of the World" (50); 1980 Geo. Bassett & Co. "Athletes of the World" (50); 1989 Birchgrey Ltd. "Panasonic European Open"/Golf (25); 1989 GB & TW "Golfing Greats" (20); 1987 Brindley "Old Golfing Greats" (25); 1987 Brindley "Golfers" (20); 1956 Radio Fun "British Sports Stars" (20); 1976 Brooke Bond Tea "Play Better Soccer" (40); 1979 Brooke Bond Tea "Olympic Greats" (40); 1949 British Automatic Co. "Speed" (24), featuring #5 Jesse Owens; 1972 TruCards "Sport" (30); 1978 T. Wall & Sons "Skateboard Surfer" (20); 1974 Geo. Bassett & Co. "World Cup Stars" (50); 1960 Comet Sweets "Olympic Achievements/Series 2" (25); 1962 Dickson Orde & Co. "Sports of the Countries" (25); 1957 Sweetule Products "Famous Sports Records" (25), featuring #21 Joe Louis; 1964 F. Lambert "Sports and Games" (25); 1959 Top Flight Cigarettes "Top Flight Stars" (25), featuring #11 Sugar Ray Robinson; 1991 Victoria Gallery "Boxing Champions/Series 1" (20), featuring #13 Muhammad Ali and #20 Mike Tyson; 1991 Victoria Gallery "Boxing Champions/Series 2" (20); 1990 Imperial Collection "American Golfers" (20); 1990 MSL "Superstars of Wrestling/Series 3" (20); 1989 Channel 4/Cheerleader "All-Time Great Quarterbacks/NFL" (20); 1991 Ideal Albums "Boxing Greats/First Series" (25).



 
 
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