1933-1954 Dixie Lids Hollywood Stars Collection (390 pieces) 
Lot Number 967
 
Quantity: Bid Starts: 10/01/2007 10:00:00 
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Description

For over two decades, the popular Dixie ice cream cups featured Hollywood stars and starlets on the underside of the pull-tab lids. Presented is a collection of (390) Dixie Lids dated from 1933 through 1954 with (234) 2-1/4 and (156) 2-3/4 diameter lids. Included are (31) 1933, (15) 1934, (20) 1935, (8) 1936, (37) 1937, (22) 1938, (11) 1939, (21) 1940, (19) 1941, (16) 1942, (2) 1943, (3) 1944, (3) 1946, (32) 1947, (25) 1848, (12) 1949, (14) 1950, (5) 1951, (23) 1952, (16) 1953 and (7) 1954. Top celebrities include John Wayne, Fred Astaire, Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Joan Crawford, Gene Autry, Clark Gable, Sonya Heinie, Dorothy Lamour, Ginger Rogers, Roy Rogers, Betty Grable, Bob Hope, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Johnny Weissmuller and Elizabeth Taylor. There are several different backs represented including Dixie, Hoodsie, Abbotts, Castles, Cunninghams, Hydrox, Reids, Bordens, Hortons, Breyers, Turnbulls, Best Creamy Ice Cream, Wiseman Farms, Hages, Sealtest, Grishams and Velvet. Grades are approximately 20% EX-MT to NM, 20% EX, 40% VG to VG-EX and 20% lesser. The last (48) lids are two complete 1952 Dixie Lids large version sets of (24) in NM-MT to MT condition with the original mint paper still attached. 
 
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