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1950s-1970s Non-Sport Wrappers Lot (24)

Lot Number 1141

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Non-sport trading card enthusiasts get wrapped up in this exciting collection of U.S. and foreign wax pack wrappers. This international mix dates from the 1940s-1970s and includes hobby classics, TV show tie-ins, rock 'n roll bands and off the wall absurdist humor editions. Generally this group reports in mid-level to better condition, with captivating graphics created to attract attention in point of sale environments. Having fulfilled their original purpose, they now join the ranks of prized collectibles.



Highlights are:



1940s-1950s Classics:

Bergen Candy Bergen's Better Bubble Gum featuring images of Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd

Bowman Antique Autos with a vivid and glossy obverse

A.&B.C. (UK) Film Star Dollar Bubble Gum with dollar redemption panel intact

Bowman Radio and TV Stars with bright and glossy obverse

Bowman Magic Pictures 18-pack/5-cents version, has one small edge tear, otherwise bright and attractive



1960s TV Show tie-ins:

Topps Get Smart with photo of actor Don Adams as Max Smart, excellent graphics and nice gloss

Donruss Green Hornet with hornet insect logo

Leaf The Munsters with great art images of the cast, very appealing but minor surface loss and an edge tear at bottom right

Philadelphia Tarzan bright, clean and glossy



1960s Rock Music Stars:

Topps The Beatles with art images of the "Fab Four" from the early days of the Beatlemania period

Leaf (Irish version) Cliff Richard Picture Card, vivid colors and clean surface

Donruss Freddie and the Dreamers, bold with nice gloss, but has two pinholes and gum stains on reverse



1960s Comic Book Characters:


Donruss Marvel Super Heroes with awesome character images, minor surface loss at top left



Also present are: (9) 1960s-1980s humor types with: (5) Topps: Disgusting Disguises with edge tears and surface loss on left border, Funny Travel Posters, Giant Plaks label on envelope type, 1970s wanted Posters, 1980 Wanted Posters; (4) Fleer: My Kookie Klassmates, weird-Ohs, Window Pains, Yule Laffs; and  (2) miscellaneous: 1960s Dandy Factories (Denmark) Stamp Collector's Chewing Gum, 1960s Donruss World of Stamps

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