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    1933 Uncle Jacks Candy Babe Ruth SGC 50 VG/EX 4. This ultra-rare thirty-card issue was distributed only in the candy company's New England home territory, and in supplies so meager that today just over 200 cards from the entirety of the set appear within the joint population reports of SGC and PSA. The creators of the issue chose its roster well, as the set is packed with Hall of Fame talent including Frisch, Hornsby, Foxx, Grove and Lazzeri, but of course the iconic Bambino is considered the key entry.

    Only a half dozen Ruth cards have been submitted for assessment by the good folks at SGC, and the presented example stands alone atop that tiny population. Another eight Ruth representations appear in the PSA rankings, with none climbing higher than Good 2, so there is no hyperbole in declaring this offering the finest that exists in the hobby.

    Graded SGC 50 VG/EX 4. The lone entry graded VG/EX with two higher. One of only six total graded by SGC. The simple, blank-backed design features a monochromatic photographic image on the obverse, enhanced only by identifying text which reads, "'Babe' Ruth, 'King of Swat.'" A spectacular rarity for the advanced Ruth collector.


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    April, 2019
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
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