Legendary June 2009
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This is a substantial collection of the hobby-favorite Exhibit Supply Company arcade cards. This gathering of the scarce, postcard-sized collectibles includes full sets of several desirable subjects (such as Lone Ranger/Drawings, Indian Photos, Crockett/Drawings, Jets/Planes and "Then and Now") and large selections of 1950s Actors and Actresses, 1950s Western Stars, comic themes, automobiles, military subjects, and numerous other entertainment and historical categories. The cards gravitate within the VG to EX/MT condition range, with a nominal percentage lesser. Most of the cards are printed on standard Exhibit-colored tan or off-white stock, with some 1970-75 issues presented in the manufacturer's white-backed cardboard. The collection includes some duplication. A relatively small number of items printed by competing arcade card manufacturer I.M.R.Co. ("Mutoscope") are part of the mix. A few highlights include:
1940s Exhibit Real-Photo Indians (32) - complete set of 32 cards;
1940s Mutoscope Color Pin-Ups (70);
1950s W416 Exhibit Davy Crockett (32) - two complete 16-piece sets of brown-tint cards;
1950s W405 Exhibit "Film Stars - Then and Now" (32) - complete set of 32 child/adult photo cards w/Bogart, Crosby, etc.;
1950s W452 Exhibit Jets/Planes (64) - complete set of 64 black-and-white photo cards, "Printed in U.S.A." caption;
1950s W452 Exhibit Jets/Planes (62) - near set 62 of 64 black-and-white photo cards, "Made in U.S.A." caption;
1950s Exhibit Lone Ranger (32) - two complete 16-piece sets of multi-color cards;
1950s Exhibit Movie Stars and Musicians B/W Cards (350+);
1950s-1960s Exhibit Western Stars (200+);
1950s-1960s Exhibit Western Stars (32) - all different (women), blue-tint photos w/De Carlo, Evans and Russell;
1960s Exhibit Space/Astronauts (32) - complete set of 32 cards, black-and-white photos w/text on backs featuring Glenn, Grissom, etc.
1940s Through 1970s Exhibit Supply Co. Arcade Cards (1,200+)
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