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Circa 1935 Babe Ruth Underwear Box

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,067

Among Babe Ruth's more unusual endorsements was the brand of underwear that bore his name. The colorful box in which underwear was sold features Ruth's portrait and has always been extremely popular with baseball and general-advertising collectors alike. Offered here is one of the finest examples of this classic box that we have ever offered. The box displays only modest handling wear and, most important, is free on any tears to the side panels that are so common to boxes of this age. As an added bonus, a portion of the original shipping receipt, dated December 2, 1935, remains affixed to the bottom of the box. In spectacular Excellent to Mint condition. Dimensions: 9.75 x 9.75 x 2.25 inches. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$600. SOLD FOR $1,067

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