Lot # 2608: 1929 Churchman "Sports and Games in Many Lands" SGC-Graded Complete Set (25) Including Babe Ruth

Starting Bid: $300.00

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Item was in Auction "REA Summer 2021",
which ran from 7/23/2021 12:00 PM to
8/15/2021 9:00 PM



Outstanding complete 25-card set of 1929 Churchman "Sports and Games in Many Lands." Issued in England, this beautiful full-color tobacco issue of 25 different subjects includes representation of all types of athletes (baseball, boxing, football, tennis, track, etc.) and Babe Ruth is the only representative of American baseball. The card features a full-color scene of Ruth in a swinging follow-through pose, with a short description of the scene on the reverse. It is interesting to note that this card was produced with the same image as the Shonen Club Japanese postcard. Each card is graded and encapsulated by SGC. SGC Grading Composite: NM/MT 8 (2 cards): #18 and 19. NM 7 (8 cards): #5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 21, 22, and 24 Football. EX/NM+ 6.5 (5 cards): #9, 13, 14, 20, and 23. EX/NM 6 (2 cards): #3 Hockey and 6. EX+ 5.5 (2 cards): #4 and 16. EX 5 (3 cards): #1, 2, and 7. VG/EX+ 4.5 (2 cards): #8 and 15. VG 3 (1 card): #25 Baseball with Babe Ruth. This is a rarely offered mid- to high-grade set of this extremely attractive 1920s multisport card issue. Total: 25 cards. Reserve $300.

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