Lot # 486: 1936 U3-2 Diamond Matchbooks "Cubs" Set - Complete w/Variations! (56)

Category: 1900-1948

Starting Bid: $50.00

Bids: 23 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Spring, 2023 Premier Auction",
which ran from 4/9/2023 12:00 PM to
4/29/2023 9:00 PM

Incredible collection of 56 matchbook covers representing 54/69 achievable for the 1936 Diamond Matchbooks "Cubs" master set. 23 total players are depicted within the set, with Lloyd and Paul Waner being the only non-Cubs. Each was initially available with either a red, green, or blue border, making for 69 total color variations. All matchbook covers in this collection range from VG-VG+ and come with original striker fully intact but please note some do have pencil markings on reverse. Players included: 1) Claiborne Bryant (Green, Blue) 2) Tex Carleton (Red, Green, Blue) 3) Phil Cavaretta (Red, Green, Blue) 4) James A. Collins (Red, Green) 5) Curt Davis (Green) 6) Dizzy Dean (Green, Blue) 7) Frank DeMaree (Red, Green, Blue) 8) Larry French (Red, Green) 9) Linus Frey (Red, Green, Blue) 10) Augie Galan (Red, Green) 11) Bob Garbark (Red) 12) Stan Hack (Green) 13) Gabby Hartnett (Red, Green, Blue) 14) Billy Herman (Green-2, Blue) 15) Bill Jurgess (Green, Blue) 16) Bill Lee (Red, Green, Blue) 17) Joe Marty (Green, Blue) 18) James O'Dea (Red, Green, Blue-2) 19) Parmelee (Red, Green, Blue) 20) Charlie Root (Red, Green) 21) Clyde Shoun (Red, Green, Blue) 22) George Stainback (Red, Green, Blue) 23) Paul Waner (Red, Green, Blue). 56 total matchbook covers with two duplicates in the group.





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