1920s W512 and W515 Uncut Strip-Card Panel Collection (3) Including Babe Ruth

Sold For: $1,320

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 965

Item Year: 1923

Category: Teens to 1920s cards

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Collection of three different uncut panels of “strip-cards” from the 1920s highlighted by seven Hall of Famers including the legendary Babe Ruth. 1) 1926-1927 W512: The 5-card strip (7 x 2.25 inches) is composed of the following players: #6 Ruth (HOF), 7 Scott, 8 Frisch (HOF), 9 Hornsby (HOF) and 10 Vance (HOF). A tape stain on the reverse, otherwise Vg-Ex. 2) 1923 W515-1: The 5-card strip (7.5 x 2.5 inches) is composed of the following players: #21 Meusel Bros., 22 Nehf, 23 Meadows, 24 Stengel (HOF), and 25 Scott. The bottom left corner is missing, otherwise in Good condition. 3) 1923 W515-2: The 5-card strip (7.5 x 2.5 inches) features the lettering "The Little Wonder Picture Series" along the top and is composed of the following players: #16 Grimes (HOF), 17 Schang, 18 Heilman (HOF), 19 Ward, and 20 Mays. Heavy crease and tear from the top to bottom the edge, otherwise Vg-Ex. A very unusual group of uncut strip cards highlighted by the legendary Babe Ruth. Total: 3 uncut panels. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).


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