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Lot # 264 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1921 E253 Oxford Confectionery Babe Ruth

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,624.00

Graded VG 40 by SGC. Early sample card of the "Bambino" from this unusual candy issue. Harshly graded Vg by SGC, the card has an overall Excellent appearance. Oxford Confectionery issued this unusual and very rare set in 1921, at the same time its larger competitors were also issuing baseball cards with caramel treats. Collectors have always appreciated the rarity and primitive charm of this distinctive candy issue. Cards feature a complete twenty-card checklist on their reverses. Oxfords appear to have been regionally issued, as they are rarely found outside of the Pennsylvania area. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $1,624.00

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