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Lot # 212 (of 873)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Circa 1940 Babe Ruth Signed Presentation Photograph

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $3,162.50

Gorgeous Babe Ruth portrait photograph is beautifully inscribed and signed "To Bobby Keivit, From Babe Ruth" ("7") in black fountain pen. The photograph features Ruth wearing his Yankee pinstripes and cap. Ruth had prints of this photograph produced specifically for him to sign and present as gifts. This is why, over the years, collectors will occasionally see other personalized signed examples of this very image. This photograph has been slightly trimmed to its current dimensions (6.75 x 8.25 inches), and is otherwise in Excellent condition. A fine example of a signed Babe Ruth presentation photograph, once a gift of the Babe himself, ideal for display. The signed photograph has been beautifully and very expensively matted and framed, with informational plaque, to dimensions of 19 x 24 inches. LOAs from Mike Gutierrez/GAI and James Spence & Steve Grad/PSA DNA. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$6,000. SOLD FOR $3,162.50

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