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1950-51 Jiggleys Collection of (33) with R775-2 Military Series Complete Set of (30), Display Box, Wax Pack & Wrapper

Lot Number 1441

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Jiggle your way to non-sport nirvana with this entertaining and unusual 1950-1951 Jiggleys collection. Produced by the Model Airplane Company of Brooklyn New York, this interesting series consists of die-cut cards with a pop-up design and stands stapled to the reverse. Obverse art images alternate between deadly force and humor, while the reverse side is printed with suggested use instructions and brief subject matter text. Jiggleys cards were issued in two distinct series with Western and Circus cards numbered 1-30 and Secret weapons aka Military Series cards numbered 31-60, all with a die-cut feature that when pushed out and stood up could be jiggled from side to side.

 

The list of included items is as follows:

 

R775-2 Military Series complete set of (30), with deference to expected oxidation of the staples, these astonishing cards present pack fresh with clean surfaces, handsome gloss, sharp corners, white borders and bold colors/text, presenting average NM to MT details, the checklist of included cards is: 31 Bazooka Team, 32 Bayonet Practice, 33 Submarine, 34 KP Duty, 35 105 mm Howitzer, 36 Submachine Gun Practice, 37 Armored Tank, 38 Military Band, 39 Mortar, 40 Communications, 41 L.S.T. Landing, 42 Reveille, 43 M-1 Rifle, 44 Road Block, 45 Link Trainer, 46 Jet Fighters, 47 Aircraft Carrier Landing, 48 Army Jeep, 49 Helicopter Rescue, 50 Russian Jet, 51 Paratroop Invasion, 52 Anti-Aircraft Battery, 53 Hand Grenade Attack, 54 Jet Attack, 55 Jeep Mounted Weapons, 56 Mine Detectors, 57 Aerial Torpedo, 58 Flame Throwers, 59 BAR Rifle, 60 Strafing

 

Display Box, presents in excellent condition with vivid colors and sturdy panels, two of the corners have separated due to the degradation of the factory adhesive, yet the affected panels remain in their original positions and can easily be reattached, otherwise this compelling example is very solid and pleasing

 

Wax Pack, shows approximate EX-MT details with unobtrusive staple oxidation bleeding through, colors and graphics are sharp and surfaces are desirably glossy, the top rear flap has separated but the card does not appear to have been removed

 

Wrapper, also shows approximate EX-MT details with similar staple oxidation evident upon close inspection


 



 
 
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