1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense Low Number Complete Set

Year 1941
Manufacturer Gum Inc. Uncle Sam

VG/EX+ - 4.5

This 1941 Uncle Sam Home Defense Low Number Set consists of cards #1-120. The Uncle Sam subset is made up of cards numbered #1-96, while the Home Defense subset consists of cards 97-120. (The complete Home Defense set consists of cards 97-144, the second half however, is nearly impossible to collect or complete.)  Gum, Inc issued the Uncle Sam Series in 1941.  The Uncle Sam portion of the set focuses on the four branches of the military: The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines.  Unfortunately, by the time that the Home Defense subset of cards was issued, America had entered into the War, which ultimately halted production of these cards (and explains why the last 24 cards are particularly scarce).  Nonetheless, the Home Defense cards portray civilians taking precautionary measures in terms of protecting themselves from attacks here in the U.S. 

The High Dollar Cards in this set include:

  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #101 Messengers: 6 - EX/MT
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #109 Auxiliary Coast Guard: 6 - EX/MT
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #117 Steel Shelter: 6 - EX/MT
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #35 Jungle Expedition: 6 - EX/MT
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #98 Auxiliary Fire Corp: 5 - EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #107 Medical Corps: 5 - EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #116 Home Shelter Room: 5 - EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #114 Civilian Type Gas Mask: 5 - EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #81 Inspection Aboard Destroyer: 5 - EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #83 School For Divers: 4 - VG/EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #105 Home Guard Rifle Practice: 6 - EX/MT
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #111 Civilian Information About Bombs: 6 - EX/MT

Below is the set breakdown by grade:

Number of Cards in Set 120
Average Grade - Weighted by Value 4.55 - VG/EX+
Average Grade - Unweighted 3.63 - VG+
Grade Breakdown
6 - EX/MT 10
5 - EX 26
4 - VG/EX 24
3 - VG 30
2 - GOOD 30

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Serial Number
Item #3226051
Grade
4.5 - VG/EX+
Price
$1,750.00
$1,400.00 after 20% discount

VG+ - 3.5

This 1941 Uncle Sam Home Defense Low Number Set consists of cards #1-120. The Uncle Sam subset is made up of cards numbered #1-96, while the Home Defense subset consists of cards 97-120. (The complete Home Defense set consists of cards 97-144, the second half however, is nearly impossible to collect or complete.)  Gum, Inc issued the Uncle Sam Series in 1941.  The Uncle Sam portion of the set focuses on the four branches of the military: The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines.  Unfortunately, by the time that the Home Defense subset of cards was issued, America had entered into the War, which ultimately halted production of these cards (and explains why the last 24 cards are particularly scarce).  Nonetheless, the Home Defense cards portray civilians taking precautionary measures in terms of protecting themselves from attacks here in the U.S. 

The High Dollar Cards in this set include:

  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #109 Auxiliary Coast Guard: 6 - EX/MT
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #81 Inspection Aboard Destroyer: 5 - EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #83 School For Divers: 4 - VG/EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #108 Drivers Corps: 4 - VG/EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #106 Spot Wardens: 4 - VG/EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #94 Bomber Rescue Raft Tactics: 4 - VG/EX
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #118 Public Shelter: 3 - VG
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #114 Civilian Type Gas Mask: 3 - VG
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #107 Medical Corps: 3 - VG
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #103 Children's Duties: 3 - VG
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #101 Messengers: 3 - VG
  • 1941 Gum Inc. Uncle Sam Home Defense #98 Auxiliary Fire Corp: 3 - VG

Below is the set breakdown by grade:

Number of Cards in Set 120
Average Grade - Weighted by Value 3.46 - VG+
Average Grade - Unweighted 2.93 - VG
Grade Breakdown
6 - EX/MT 1
5 - EX 10
4 - VG/EX 12
3 - VG 54
2 - GOOD 43

Dean's Cards offers a 100% Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee on all purchases. Just contact us within ten days of the purchase date and we will refund your money or, when possible, replace the cards.

Serial Number
Item #3013429
Grade
3.5 - VG+
Price
$1,170.00
$936.00 after 20% discount

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