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1900s-1990s Jewish Actor/Entertainer Non-Sport Treasure Chest Collection

Lot Number 1139

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We won't debate whether the Jews are the "Chosen People", but will can prove they are frequently chosen to entertain with this treasure chest assortment of non-sport actor and entertainer cards. Spanning the entire 20th Century, this Jew-centric collection boasts some of the biggest stars to grace the stage and screens both big and small. While condition ranges across the board, this group was assembled as labor of true collector love rather than for investment or grading potential. That being said, there are plenty of high grade and scarce ancient examples to please those of a more traditional collecting mind.

Highlights are:

1920s uncut panel of (5) famous aviator strip cards with Charles Lindbergh (not Jewish) and Richard Byrd (VG)

1950s Star-Cal Decals Kirk Douglas (VG-EX) in original envelope (EX)

1950s Nelson's Ice Cream Tony Curtis disc (VG)

(24) Three Stooges cards with: (13) 1959 Fleer with #1 Curly (FR), (2) better grade with #76 and #89 both (EX-MT); and (10) average (FR to GD) with numbers 9, 15, 16, 25, 28, 33, 48, (2) 59, 87; complete set of (8) 1980s stickers average (NM); and (3) 1982 Norman Maurer postcards average (VG)

Also present are:

(44) 1900s-1980s Assorted tobacco/candy/miscellaneous cards ranging as (60% EX to NM-MT, 40% FR to GD) with (2) Al Jolson including a 1920s playing card type; (2) 1920s strip cards with Harold Lloyd; (3) different Tony Curtis; 1984 Golda Meir trivia card; (9) square actor head shot cards with Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Red Buttons, Joe E. Lewis; (2) Danny Kaye with: Lyons Maid Famous People card from England and Guillen Candy paper card from Spain; Engrav-O-Tints Dinah Shore; Leslie Howard British tobacco card; Joan Blondell Gallagher tobacco card; Eddie Cantor Facchino's Candy Cinema Stars card; and (21) others

(6) 1940s Mutoscope musical entertainer unused postcards average (EX-MT unless noted with: Benny Goodman, (2) different Phil Harris, Harry James (VG), Sammy Kaye, Abe Lyman

(16) 1940s-1960s Exhibit cards average (VG-EX to EX-MT, (1) lesser) with Paul Newman, Dinah Shore, Jack Benny/Mary Livingston, Sammy Davis Jr, Neil Sedaka, (7) Westerners and (4) others

(17) 1950s Assorted cards with: (11) Bowman TV & Radio Stars of NBC average (FR to VG) with Grocho Marx (FR) and Dinah Shore (GD); Look 'n See Albert Einstein (FR)Hit Star Tony Curtis (EX-MT); Who-Z-At Star Red Buttons (GD); and (3) others

(7) 1960s Assorted cards average (VG to EX) with: (2) Addams Family; and one each: Get Smart, Hogan's Heroes, Comabt, Ben Casey and Soupy Sales

(24) 1970s Assorted cards average (VG to EX-MT) with (4) Happy Days, (8) Battlestar Galactica; (5) MASH; (2) Kiss; and (4) others

(74) 1980s-1990s assorted cards average (VG-EX to NM) with (10) Star Trek, (3) David Lee Roth, (5) Pee Wee Herman, Albert Einstein, William Shatner, Henry Winkler and Larry King

1988 Topps Pee-Wee's Playhouse unopened wax pack

(4) Assorted photo cards with Adam Sandler

1952 Abraham Ribicoff for Senator political campaign button (EX)

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