19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 875
Estimate USD 500 - USD 700
BABE RUTH PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Babe Ruth (1895-1948) as a member of the New York Yankees, c.1920s, with a young lady slugger. The verso is inscribed “Babe” Ruth and “Babe” Baker, Capt of Mt Shasta Girls Baseball Team, Champions of Siskiyou County Calif in black ink.
5 x 7 in.
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