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Helmar "R319" Big League Brew Card Collection (60) with Two Babe Ruths

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,422

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Collection of sixty "Big League Brew" cards issued by the Helmar Brewing Company. This issue, which is similar in style to "R319" Goudey cards, is one of Helmar's most popular sets and, in keeping with the company's tradition, includes not only Hall of Fame and non Hall of Fame players, but also Negro League stars, Japanese players, and even House of David team members. The set began production in 2010 and new additional cards are still being issued today. Cards (60): # 3 Schoolboy Rowe, 9 Mex Johnson, 10 Mel Ott, 11 Lefty O'Doul, 13 Rick Ferrell, 16 Oliver Marcell, 17 Jim Bottomley, 19 Frankie Frisch, 30 Dolph Camilli, 33 Lou Gehrig, 38 Bill Dickey, 43 Satchel Paige, 47 Roberto Clemente, 49 Babe Ruth, 57 Mickey Cochrane, 62 Hal Chase, 70 John McGraw, 71 Cool Papa Bell, 76 Tris Speaker, 83 Hank Aaron, 89 Jim Thorpe, 92 Harry Heilmann, 93 Ty Cobb, 94 Pop Lloyd, 95 Christy Mathewson, 103 Frank Wickware, 118 Cincinnati Reds, 119 Eppa Rixey, 121 Joe Wood, 122 Eddie Plank, 125 Hank Aaron, 127 Eddie Collins, 145 Masaichi Kaneda, 154 Eddie Robinson, 155 Babe Ruth, 158 Honus Wagner, 169 Mantle and Berra, 173 Double Duty Radcliffe, 174 Frank Robinson, 176 House of David, 178 Ross Youngs, 179 Honus Wagner, 186 Urban Faber, 193 Yogi Berra, 195 Alejandro Oms, 197 Jesse Haines, 199 Al Simmons, 200 Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, 202 Sandy Koufax, 208 Addie Joss, 225 Spots Poles, 232 Sam Rice, 233 Tom Zachary, 239 John Henry Lloyd, 248 Wally Pipp, 250 Addie Joss, 252 Ed Delahanty, 280 Hilton Smith, 292 Larry Brown, and 295 Babe "Blimp" Phelps. Near Mint condition overall. Total: 60 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $1,422

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