19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 750
Estimate USD 300 - USD 500
BABE RUTH PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Babe Ruth (1895-1948) wrestling a group of kids, c.1934. The verso is stamped From Acme Newspictures, Inc., inscribed Ruth, Babe in pencil and has an affixed caption tag.
9 x 7 in.
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From bats and photographs to contracts and personal letters, a selection from The Golden Age of Baseball sale
A selection of classic images offered in our The Golden Age of Baseball sale on 19 October at Christie’s New York
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Simeon Lipman discusses a collection of rare artefacts connected to the game’s most celebrated teams and players