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    MENKO BABE RUTH CARD. From time to time our hobby witnesses the emergence of uncut sheets from the widely-known Japanese baseball card issue, Menko.  In 1950, there indeed was a commercial issue of these cards in Japan.  It was formatted as a deck of playing cards (much like our W560).  The image of Babe Ruth, always a favorite in the Land of the Rising Sun, was relegated to the 'Joker.'  And, as is evident from our photo for this entry, one of these cards was submitted for professional review and received an SGC 92 NM/MT+.  Its only remote liability is very slight discoloration in the border of the reverse. 

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    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
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