“PLAY HOCKEY FUN WITH POPEYE AND WIMPY” GAME.
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Winning Bid:
$750.00
Bids:
9
Bidding Ended:
Thursday, September 10, 2009 1:10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
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Auction:
Auction #198 - Part II
Item numbers 500 through 1103 in auction 198
Value Code:
I - $400 to $700
Item Description
9.25x26.25x1.5” deep box contains complete parts for game by Barnum Mfg. Co. of Cleveland, OH. ©1935 King Features Syndicate, Inc. Lid has nice graphics with Popeye and Wimpy on skates holding hockey sticks as Swee’pea and Olive Oyl stand in bkg. with hockey sticks. Popeye says “I Yam Wot I Yam And Hockey Is The Game Wot I Likes!” to which Wimpy replies “For Your Own Information I Am A Devout Hockeyist Of The Old School!” Lid has moderate wear with 3 corner splits, edge wear with bare cardboard showing and 1.5” tear on bottom side panel of lid. Lid has scattered moderate aging plus dust soiling. VG. Box tray has gameboard which shows Olive Oyl, Swee’pea and 2 others rushing on hockey rink, metal goal has wire support stanchion with die-cut cardboard figure of Popeye and Wimpy which swivel, their wire hockey sticks used in a fashion similar to foosball to block marble “puck.” Lt. wear/aging. VF. Great design. Rare.
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