Lot # 3: Newly-Discovered 1921 Exhibits Babe Ruth (HOF) - PSA VG 3

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One of the first cards to picture Babe Ruth as a member of the Yankees and likely the first to picture him in a Yankee uniform, the 1921 Exhibits card of the Babe is also one of few that depict him in a fielding pose.  The majority of Ruth's non-portrait cards, both before and after this point, pictured him either pitching or hitting, the two facets of the game for which he was best known.  This example of the 1921 Exhibits card is extremely desirable for all those reasons, one of the most important Exhibit cards ever distributed.  Adding to the desirability of this particular example is the fact that it is a new discovery, consigned by the family of its original owner, who put together a small but powerful collection of 1920s and 1930s material featured in this auction.  This example is the unquestionable highlight of the group. We submitted this card to PSA for evaluation, and were pleased with the grade of VG 3, which speaks to some general corner wear and light soiling, light surface wear and toning on the reverse.  

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