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Lot # 1269 (of 1743)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1948 Babe Ruth Wristwatch in Original Case

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $823

Babe Ruth wristwatch complete with original plastic ball case. Manufactured by the Exacta Time Corporation, the colorful watch features Ruth's image on the facing along with his facsimile signature. The original ball case is lettered "Official Babe Ruth Wrist Watch/Sports Watch of Champions." This piece has always been highly regarded by collectors for its outstanding display value, especially when accompanied by its original plastic baseball case (which of course is almost always lost), and the offered example is no exception. The watch, which is in working order, has only modest handling wear and is in Excellent to Mint condition overall. The case remains in Excellent condition. Reserve $200. Estimate $300+. SOLD FOR $823

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