1933 Goudey World Wide Gum Babe Ruth #80 SGC 7 NRMT (PWCC)
Critically Important Pre-War Investment Piece
Offered here is an ultra high-grade copy of an incredibly elusive parallel of one of the hobby's most beloved issues. Not the standard United States fare but the #80 card from the more scarce World Wide Gum series sold in Canada in 1933. This card mimics the '33 Goudey #144 card and enjoys an elevated rarity in NRMT condition. The offered specimen lies within a brand new SGC 7 holder, boasting undeniable NRMT presentation throughout. The surfaces maintain excellent preservation with bright color, beautiful print and almost zero toning present. The reverse has both French Canadian and English text present; a very cool and unique attribute. The bottom two corners are pin-point sharp and the fragile periphery is void of typical imperfections. A common centering shift as well as micro touches to the extreme top two corners is all that downgrade. For those who concentrate on pre-war investment pieces, this 'golden age' of gum issue would be a noteworthy addition to any high-end portfolio. Comes highly recommended by PWCC. Please see the video highlight for more details on this fine-art equivalent. One of over 15,000 cards, lots and sets up for bid in our 3rd Auction of 2020. Click on the link above to view the other PWCC auction lots.
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