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1948   R421   Swell Babe Ruth Story


Year(s) Published: 1948
Hobby Designation:   R421
Set Name: Swell Babe Ruth Story
Card Size (inches): 2 x 2-1/2
Number of Cards in Set: 28
Est. Value (common; VG): $23

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Set Summary
  • Produced by Philadelphia Chewing Gum Co. of Havertown, PA
  • Cards printed to promote company's Swell Bubble Gum brand
  • Entire set is geared to "The Babe Ruth Story" film release
  • Set features mostly scenes from film and promotional shots
  • Film stars William Bendix as Ruth; Claire Trevor as wife
  • Card fronts contain B&W "Babe" photos with white borders
  • Card backs describe image seen on card front

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