Legendary June 2009
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Presented is a 1930s H.J. Heinz Co. Famous Aviators 2nd series 25-card complete set and Famous Airplanes 50-card complete set. Heinz's mid-to-late 1930s Famous Aviators and Famous Airplanes are two sets that are known in the hobby for their colorful designs and attractive albums. Such a declaration, although quite accurate in content, is a substantial understatement. These items are show stoppers, as exciting to the viewer now as the heroes and craft they depict were to the viewers of their period. Includes:
1934-39 H.J. Heinz Co. Famous Airplane Pictures (50) - Complete set of 50 cards. Grades 20% NM to NM/MT, 72% EX to EX/MT, 8% VG to VG/EX;
1935-39 H.J. Heinz Co. Famous Airplane Pictures 2nd Series (7) - Grades 71% EX to EX/MT, 29% VG to VG/EX;
1936-39 H.J. Heinz Co. Famous Aviator Pictures 1st Series (6) - Highlighted by: #1 Lindbergh (VG). Grades 17% NM to NM/MT, 50% EX to EX/MT, 33% VG to VG/EX;
1937-39 H.J. Heinz Co. Famous Aviator Pictures 2nd series (25) - Complete set of 25 cards. Highlighted by: #1 Lindbergh (EX). Grades 48% NM to NM/MT, 52% EX to EX/MT;
1937-39 H.J. Heinz Co. Famous Aviator Pictures Album (1) - Presents at the VG/EX level although technically grades lesser due to pages being detached from the album staples. The pages are clean and easy to read showing minor staining.
1930s F277 H.J. Heinz Co. "Famous Aviators" and "Famous Airplanes" Complete Sets Pair (2) Plus Album
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