19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,750
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
BABE RUTH PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Babe Ruth (1895-1948) as a member of the New York Yankees, c.1920s. The verso is stamped Photograph By Brown Brothers, 126 West 42nd St., N.Y. and inscribed Ruth: Babe in pencil.
6 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.
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From bats and photographs to contracts and personal letters, a selection from The Golden Age of Baseball sale
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