1948 Swell Sport Thrills Near Set (18/20) 
Lot Number 134
 
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Description

Released in 1948 by the Swell Bubble Gum Company of Philadelphia, presented is a mid-grade Sports Thrills near set. Missing only a pair of cards (#3 Jackie Robinson, #8 Hubbell), this (20) card set depicts some of the greatest feats and gaffes in baseball history. Virtually crease free with only one common exhibiting back damage, the aggregate grade of this series is (VG-EX) with some better and some lesser. Prominent in this collection are #6 Bill Dickey (VG-EX), #12 Babe Ruth Points (VG-EX), #14 Lou Gehrig (EX-MT), #16 Ted Williams (VG, crease) and #19 Bob Feller (VG-EX). An impressive grouping of this early post-war set. 
 
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