19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,750
Estimate USD 500 - USD 700
BABE RUTH & LOU GEHRIG PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famers Babe Ruth (1895-1948) and Lou Gehrig (1903-1941) along with their sports agent Christy Walsh, posing in Larrupin Lou’s and Bustin’ Babes exhibition uniforms following the 1927 season. The photo has been mounted to board and exhibits editorial markings.
Image, 6 x 8 in.
Board, 9 x 11 in.
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