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Lot # 643 (of 1866)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1930s Imperial Tobacco Co. "Sports & Games In Many Lands" Babe Ruth Collection (3)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $593

Collection of three cards featuring Babe Ruth from the "Sports & Games In Many Lands" set issued by Imperial Tobacco Co. with various products during the 1930s. Each card features the same full-color scene of Babe Ruth in a swinging follow-through pose, with a different Imperial Tobacco Co. brand advertised on the reverse. Each is graded and encapsulated NM 7 by BVG (Beckett). 1) British-American Tobacco #25 Babe Ruth: Perfectly centered with four sharp corners and a small area of discoloration on the reverse left edge. 2) Edwards, Ringer & Bigg #25 Babe Ruth: Outstanding centering with light touches of wear to the four corners and clean reverse. 3) W. A. & A. C. Churchman #25 Babe Ruth: Excellent centering with light wear to the corners (most noticeable in the lower right), a tiny area of wear on the left edge, and a clean reverse. This is an extremely attractive trio of British-issued Babe Ruth cards. Total: 3 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $300+. SOLD FOR $593

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