1933 R337 Eclipse Import Set and Checklist

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Title R337 Eclipse Import
Year 1933
Size 2 1/2″ x 2 7/8″
Images Color
Type Candy/Gum
Number in Set

R337 Eclipse Import Overview

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The 1933 R337 Eclipse Import set includes only 24 cards in the entire set. Fronts include a color cartoon sketch and the player’s name and team. The backs had a short biography of the player on the card as well as a card number.

Cards are numbered 401-424. Curiously, three cards are not numbered. Three card numbers are also not known with a player so the unnumbered players are likely meant to be those cards.

Drawings were somewhat low quality compared to other issues and they even sort of resembled strip cards. Still, this remains a popular issue because of its rarity.

The cards are hand cut as they were initially included in strips of eight.

R337 Eclipse Import Checklist

Below is a full checklist of the set.

401. Johnny Vergez
402. Babe Ruth
403. Not identified
404. George Pipgras
405. Bill Terry
406. George Connally
407. Watson Clark
408. Lefty Grove
409. Henry Johnson
410. Jimmy Dykes
411. Heinie Schuble
412. Bucky Harris
413. Not identified
414. Not identified
415. Al Simmons
416. Heinie Manush
417. Glenn Myatt
418. Babe Herman
419. Frankie Frisch
420. Tony Lazzeri
421. Paul Waner
422. Jimmy Wilson
423. Charlie Grimm
424. Dick Bartell

Unnumbered players in the set include Jimmie Foxx, Roy Johnson, and Pie Traynor. They were likely supposed to be the players for card numbers 403, 413, and 414 but it is not known which each should be.

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