December 2011 Catalog > Sports > Baseball Memorabilia
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Lot 68: 1920s Ty Cobb Candy Collection (4)
Feast your eyes on the sweetest, most complete collection of Ty Cobb Candy items you will ever find. This rare lot includes the large box (G-VG), the small box (VG), a cardboard advertising display (EX-MT) for store shelves, and a very rare candy wrapper (EX and framed) that reads: "It Peps You Up! - Eat Ty Cobb - A Winner Everywhere - 5 cents." The small box, which measures roughly 5" x 3.5" reads: "Eat the Best - Ty Cobb - A Winner Everywhere - 5 cents - Benjamin Candy Co., Detroit, Michigan." The large box measures 7" x 9" and the top reads: "Lots of Quality Candy - For a Nickel - Ty Cobb - 5 cents - A Winner Everywhere - Benjamin Candy Co., Detroit, Michigan. Nicknamed "The Georgia Peach," Ty Cobb was one of baseball's greatest all-around hitters and one of the very first Hall of Famers.
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