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Lot # 955 (of 1807)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Circa 1947 Babe Ruth Signed Photo

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $3,851.25

Postcard-size photo of Babe Ruth in a classic batting pose as a member of the New York Yankees. Boldly signed by Ruth in blue fountain pen (grading "10"; slight hint of brushing) in the upper left-hand corner. It is interesting to note that Babe Ruth had these photos specially produced expressly for the purpose of fulfilling autograph requests (sometimes they are found with a postcard back). The photo (3.5 x 5.5 inches) displays a few light surface wrinkles (only visible when viewed at certain angles) and is in Excellent condition. This is a classic Ruth-signed photo featuring an exceptionally bold signature. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $3,851.25

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