Complete Set of 40 1930s Paper Stock Trading Cards MODERN TIMES Charlie Chaplin
ABOUT THIS CARD:
This sale is for a complete set of 40 vintage "Tiempos Modernos" or "Modern Times" paper-stock trading cards issued out of Spain in the late 1930s.
Paper-stock cards feature great poses of Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Chester Conklin and others over 40 different cards in promotion of Chaplin's "Modern Times" (1936).
This sale is for a complete set of 40 paper-stock cards from set issued by Spanish chocolates manufacturer Chocolates Rius.
Each of these large format paper-stock cards measures approximately 2-7/8" x 3-13/16 inches.
Text in Spanish on back with Chocolates Rius advertising.
GRADING - CONDITION:
Scans show both sides of all actual cards--hover over scans to enlarge.
33 of the 40 cards grade EX+ to EX-MT or 6/10 to 7/10; 3 cards (#7, 28, 39) grade EX or 5/10; the remaining 4 cards are in worse condition, details of those follow:
Card #1 grades VG or 4/10 with rounded corners, light edge wear; light surface crease near top edge on back of card; #6 grades VG or 4/10 and sharp but with tiny tear into top edge with corresponding wrinkle; #4 grades G or 3/10 due to a heavy crease at the top right corner that is tape-repaired on back; #40 grades F-G or 2.5/10 due to quarter-inch tear into right edge (corresponds to bottom edge on back); soft corners, light creasing near corners; faint overall soiling.