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Lot # 1179 (of 1560)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1924 Mrs. Sherlock's Bread Pin Babe Ruth

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $940

Graded EX-MT 6 by PSA. High-grade example of Babe Ruth from the 1924 Mrs. Sherlock’s Bread advertising pin set. Ruth is the key pin in this rare advertising pin issue. There are ten pins in the set, each featuring a black-and-white portrait surrounded by a red border. The Mrs. Sherlock’s Bread pins have long been recognized as one of the most desirable advertising pin sets of the era. This is a quality pin issue. It is hard not to appreciate the tremendous value represented by the Mrs. Sherlock's pins compared to cards of similar vintage and rarity. The original back paper is complete and intact on the reverse. Diameter: 7/8 inches. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $940

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