1922 American Caramel (E121)

Number of
Required Items
125
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
07.756

The 1922 American Caramel (E121) set consists of 80 cards, each measuring 2” x 3-1/2”. Produced by the American Caramel Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Card front reveal a black-and-white posed player likeness with a white border and the athlete’s name and team in black type at the bottom border. The images are screened. Card backs feature an array of localized advertisements, leading to a wealth of “variations.” The set is also known for a variety of misspellings and minor title and photo variations. Key cards in the E121 series revolve around Hall of Fame talent and include Grover Cleveland Alexander, Frank Baker, Dave Bancroft, Max Carey, Ty Cobb, Johnny Evers, Rogers Hornsby, Walter Johnson, Babe Ruth, George Sisler, Tris Speaker, and Zach Wheat. There are three known variations to Ruth’s card: “George Ruth,” “Babe Ruth” and a variation in which “Babe” is in quotation marks.Three different versions of Cobb’s card are also known to exist, each with either a slight photo or text variation; two versions of Johnson’s card have been found with slightly different images

All-Time Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 2012 2013 2016 2017 2018 100.00% 4.45 4.96 4.96
2 SCP Auctions Spring 2019 82.40% 4.94 5.63 4.64
3 Heritage Auctions - Fall 2015 2014 2015 99.20% 3.67 R 3.82 3.79
4 memorylaneinc 99.20% 3.56 R 3.71 3.68
5 The Steve Soloway Collection 2010 2011 99.20% 3.56 R 3.70 3.67

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 2012 2013 2016 2017 2018 100.00% 4.45 4.96 4.96
2 SCP Auctions Spring 2019 82.40% 4.94 5.63 4.64
3 Don Louchios 16.80% 7.62 9.33 1.57
4 The Doug Krabal Collection 45.60% 1.61 1.61 0.74
5 BBCards4U2 2.40% 5.00 5.00 0.12
6 1908cubs - jgudorf 2.40% 1.83 1.83 0.04