1936 National Chicle Fine Pens Premiums Set (R313)

‘It’s In The Details’

Title R313 National Chicle Fine Pens
Year 1936
Size 3 1/4″ x 5 3/8″
Images Black and White
Type Candy/Gum
Number in Set

R313 National Chicle Fine Pens Overview

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The 1936 R313 National Chicle Fine Pens release was a set of premium photos. The photos include black and white player images on the front along with a player’s name generally in cursive writing in a thin pen printing.

As opposed to Goudey’s famous Wide Pen issues, the R313 set signatures were done with a much thinner pen. For that reason, it’s referred to by most collectors as the fine pen issue. Here are some differences between the two sets.

Some collectors are hesitant to collect these. While often called cards, they are actually miniature photographs. Because they are categorized in the American Card Cataloged, though, they are often pursued by card collectors. The photos are on a thinner paper stock and easily damaged.

While most of the names were printed with some sort of cursive writing, several are curiously written in different font such as plain capital lettering or a different type of font. Perhaps, that was done to give the impression that the names were actual replica signatures.

The set is notable for its affordability. You can often buy these for under $5.00 and even most stars don’t sell for high prices.

One exception to that is Joe DiMaggio because this set contains a legitimate rookie ‘card’ of the Hall of Famer. DiMaggio does have earlier issues but they are minor league releases as 1936 was his first season in the majors. His card is a bargain rookie issue and can be bought for under $300 in low-grade condition. The original photograph for the iconic picture on the card has been discovered and auctioned off in the past.

Here are pictures of all of the photos in the set.

R313 National Chicle Fine Pens Checklist

  1. Mike Almada
  2. Nick Altrock/Al Schacht
  3. Paul Andrews
  4. Elden Auker
  5. Earl Averill
  6. John Babich/Jim Bucher
  7. Jim Bucher
  8. Moe Berg
  9. Wally Berger
  10. Charles Berry
  11. Ralph Birkhofer
  12. Cy Blanton
  13. Ossie Bluege
  14. Cliff Bolton
  15. Zeke Bonura
  16. Frenchy Brodagaray/George Earnshaw
  17. Jim Bottomley
  18. Tom Bridges
  19. Sam Byrd
  20. Dolph Camilli
  21. Dolph Camilli/Billy Jurges
  22. Bruce Campbell
  23. Walter Carson
  24. Ben Chapman
  25. Chicago White Sox Team
  26. Cleveland vs. Detroit – Ump Says No
  27. Clift/Sewell
  28. Mickey Cochrane/Jimmie Foxx/Al Simmons
  29. Rip Collins
  30. Joe Cronin
  31. Frank Crosetti
  32. Frank Crosetti/Jimmie Dykes
  33. Kiki Cuyler/Gabby Hartnett
  34. Paul Derringer
  35. Bill Dickey/Hank Greenberg
  36. Bill Dietrich
  37. Joe DiMaggio
  38. Carl Doyle
  39. Charlie Dressen/Captain Bill Myers
  40. Jimmie Dykes
  41. Fence Busters
  42. Rick Ferrell/Wes Ferrell
  43. Pete Fox
  44. Frankie Frisch
  45. Milt Galatzer
  46. Charlie Gehringer
  47. Charley Gelbert
  48. Glenn
  49. Jose Gomez
  50. Lefty Gomez/Red Ruffing
  51. Lefty Gomez
  52. Goose Goslin
  53. Hank Gowdy
  54. Hank Greenberg
  55. Lefty Grove
  56. Stan Hack
  57. Odell Hale
  58. Bill Hallahan
  59. Mel Harder
  60. Bucky Harris
  61. Gabby Hartnett at Plate 1
  62. Gabby Hartnett at Plate 2
  63. Gabby Hartnett/Lon Warneke
  64. Hasset
  65. Babe Herman
  66. Frank Higgins
  67. Oral Hildebrand
  68. Myril Hoag
  69. Rogers Hornsby
  70. Waite Hoyt
  71. Willie Hudlin
  72. Woody Jensen
  73. Woody Jensen
  74. Bill Knickerbocker
  75. Joe Kuhel
  76. Cookie Lavangetto
  77. Thornton Lee
  78. Ernie Lombardi at home
  79. Red Lucas
  80. Connie Mack/John McGraw
  81. Pepper Martin
  82. McQuinn
  83. McQuinn to Stine
  84. Joe Medwick
  85. Oscar Melillo
  86. Buddy Myer
  87. Randy Moore
  88. T. Moore/Wilson
  89. Wally Moses
  90. Van Lingle Mungo
  91. Lamar Newsom
  92. Buck Newsom
  93. Steve O’Neill
  94. Tommie Padden
  95. Babe Philips
  96. Billy Rogell
  97. Schoolboy Rowe
  98. Sewell Blocks Plate
  99. Al Simmons
  100. Casey Stengel
  101. Bill Swift
  102. Talking it Over
  103. There She Goes
  104. Cecil Travis
  105. Pie Traynor
  106. Bill Urbanski
  107. Arky Vaughan
  108. Joe Vosmik
  109. Honus Wagner
  110. Rube Walberg
  111. Bill Walker
  112. Gerald Walker
  113. Waner Brothers/Jim Weaver
  114. Washington
  115. Bill Werber
  116. Sam West
  117. Art Whitney
  118. Vernon Wiltshere
  119. World Series 1935
  120. Pep Young

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