19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,250
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
BABE RUTH PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Babe Ruth (1895-1948) as a member of the New York Yankees, crossing home plate after hitting a home run in the 3rd inning of the final game of the 1926 World Series. The verso is stamped International News Service and is affixed with a caption tag.
10 x 8 in.
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