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    1932 U.S. Caramel Babe Ruth #32 BVG VG 3. We would like to say it was the success of this series that inspired Goudey to break into the card market in 1933 but they are so scarce today we would have to wonder just how successful they were. Babe Ruth was the king of gum cards in early 1930's so it is with a ting of irony that the twilight of the caramel age would end with the "Bambino" serving as the final salvo of the closing era. Dating from the same year as his famous "Called Shot" in the '32 World Series, this card would have been well-loved. Graded BVG VG 3. A great chance to acquire a scarcer Ruth card. Card exhibits solid centering with modest corner tip wear and creasing.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $4,000 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    1st Thursday
    Auction Dates
    July
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    9 Days
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