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1939   R303 (A, B & C)   Goudey Premiums

FRONT (R303-B)

BACK (R303-B)
(shown at approximately 70% of actual size)

Year(s) Published: 1939
Hobby Designation:   R303
Set Name: Goudey Premiums (3 sets)
Card Size (inches): varies
Number of Cards in Set: 48
Est. Value (common; VG): $30

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Set Summary
  • Goudey Gum Company premiums printed on heavy paper
  • Unnumbered set with "How to" backs (How to bunt, etc.)
  • Player image with facsimile autograph on card fronts
  • Divided into three subsets (see table below for comparison)
  • Scarce variation of R303 cards were produced in Canada
  • "How to" backs 1st used in 1936 R344 National Chicle set
  • R303 (A, B and C Subsets Compared)
    (all images reduced approximately 60 percent)
    R303-A R303-B R303-C
    Card Fronts
    No. of Cards 48 24 24
    Card Size (inches) 4 x 6-3/16 4-3/4 x 7-1/4 4-3/4 x 7-1/4
    Image Tint Browntone Redtone Black & White
    Value Mult. 1.5 1 1

    Note: Some references list R303-B and R303-C together
    as R303-B (or in some cases as R303-B1 and R303-B2)

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