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1933 R319 Goudey #53 Ruth and 1933 V353 World Wide Gum Canadian Goudey #93 Ruth

  • Sold For: $3,555
  • Year: 1933
  • Auction: 2012 spring
  • Lot #: 435
  • Auction Category: Prewar Baseball Cards (1900-1941)

Two classic 1930s cards of Babe Ruth from two different very popular sets, each graded VG 40 by SGC: 1) 1933 R319 Goudey: #53 Ruth (evenly rounded corners, no creases, centered to the lower left, and a perfectly clean reverse with bold green lettering). 2) 1933 V353 World Wide Gum Canadian Goudey: #93 Ruth (bright card with bold colors, light corner wear, very sharp looking card with stronger appearance than the assigned grade, downgraded from a higher level due to a small stain on the top right of the reverse). Two very attractive mid-grade cards of the "Bambino" from two of the most popular sets of the era. The equivalent SMR value for the assigned grades is $3,015. Total: 2 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $3,555

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