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    1921 E121 American Caramel Co. Babe Ruth SGC 86 NM+ 7.5 - Finest E121 Ruth on Record! While the superstar slugger's claim to fame was his habit of hitting home runs, his unfailing generosity of spirit ensured that his would be the most popular of all pre-war sporting legends. The tremendous demand for his cards and autograph for that matter, has nonetheless powered a sustained upward trajectory throughout the last 100 years since his baseball debut. Historically, the Babe's cards have been the hobby's safest bet. It has been commonly and properly stated that every great sports card collection begins with the Babe.

    Presented for the most discerning of collectors and die-hard Ruth fan is the finest E121 American Caramel Series of 80 set from 1921. Ruth is far and away the key card in the set. Prepared right at the time of his trade to the Yankees, the caption reads "Babe Ruth, R.F. - New York Americans" but the image is of the Babe pitching in his Red Sox uniform. The condition is remarkable for a treasure of such advanced age. Graded SGC 86 NM+ 7.5, of the nineteen submitted cards to SGC population report; this one stands alone as the highest graded example! A check of the PSA census shows that not a single card has matched this grade level. Here is your chance to own the best E121 Ruth known!


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    May, 2013
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
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