Auction #16 - February 2024
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No set typifies the 1930's gum card offerings of war, grit and strife more than the R69 Horrors of War set by Gum, Inc of Philadelphia. Issued in 1938, before the United States had entered WWII, the set was printed on sheets of 24 cards with 10 sheets making up the base low number offering. Two sheets or 48 cards made up the high number section for a total of 288 cards. The cards pictured all manner of unspeakable acts from the beginnings of WWII perpetrated by those who would be come the Axis powers of the war. The set was extremely popular as witnessed by an article about it in the May 6, 1938 edition of Life magazine which pictures artwork from a number of cards.

This single R69 Gum Inc Horrors of War is of the subject #102 Chinese Guerrillas Wreck a Supply Train that has been graded PSA4 VG-EX.

R69 Gum Inc Horrors of War #102 PSA4 VG-EXR69 Gum Inc Horrors of War #102 PSA4 VG-EX
R69 Gum Inc Horrors of War #102 PSA4 VG-EX
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Minimum Bid: $10.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $24.99
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Monday, February 26, 2024.
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