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1947   NBC Radio Premium


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Year(s) Published: 1947
Hobby Designation:   --
Set Name: NBC Radio Premium
Card Size (inches): 6 x 9
Number of Cards in Set: 1
Est. Value (common; VG): $610
Note: Listen to The Story of Babe Ruth, an audio of the entire 1947 NBC broadcast that this card was used to promote. The broadcast was aired Monday, Sept. 29, 1947 on NBC's popular Cavalcade of America program.

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Set Summary
  • One-card "set" distributed by DuPont and the NBC Radio
  • Black and white Ruth photo with white border and no labeling
  • Issued to promote "Cavalcade of America" episode about Ruth
  • Part of long-running biographical series sponsored by DuPont
  • Back contains message from sponsors and 54 Ruth records
  • Ruth's 54 records compiled courtesy of The Sporting News

  • References:
    1) Old Cardboard Staff, "NBC's 1947 Story of Babe Ruth: A Radio Show with a Premium," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #6 (Winter 2006, p. 40-41)

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