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Lot # 465 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Babe Ruth Signed Photograph

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,320.00

Impressive Babe Ruth signed photograph (7 x 9 inches) with particularly unusual inscription reading "To Harry Ruby, A Ballplayers ballplayer, From Babe Ruth" ("5/6") in black fountain pen. The photograph features Ruth at the plate, in his Yankee uniform, completing his trademark Ruthian swing, with field photographers in the background looking on. This photo must have been a favorite of Ruth's, as he had these made up in the 1940s for presentation to fans on special occasions. In Very Good to Excellent condition due to a few very light creases (primarily in upper left and lower right corners), with Excellent appearance. Beautifully matted and framed to total dimensions of 12.75 x 14.75 inches. LOAs from Mike Gutierrez/GAI and James Spence & Steve Grad/PSA DNA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $2,320.00

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