Lot # 2168: Circa 1930s Goudey "Oh Boy Gum" Crate

Starting Bid: $300.00

Bids: 12 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "REA Spring 2018",
which ran from 4/13/2018 12:00 PM to
5/6/2018 12:00 PM

Vintage wooden crate used to ship cases of Goudey "Oh Boy Gum" to retailers. The crate features the same colorful lettering on both the front and back panels that reads "From The Goudey Gum Co./Oh Boy Gum/Allston, Mass." A hinged lid raises upward to open. It is not known how many cases of gum this crate once held, but given the size (25.25 x 20.5 x 9.5 inches), it was probably a sizable quantity. This is the first such example we have ever offered and we cannot recall having seen another. Although the contents have long since been removed, the case remains both a rare and attractive display piece that has appeal to both card and gum collectors. Reserve $300. Estimate (open).

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