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Lot 252



Lot Number: 252

Description: Babe Ruth auto. oversized photograph c.1940s. Fine quality matte finish image of this familiar portrait measuring 11"x14" is seldom seen in this size. Ruth has added a flawless salutation and signature “Sincerely Babe Ruth” to the lower right background area in black fountain pen. Signature rates 9 out of 10. Very subtle area of surface irregularity positioned in the background area above the signature suggests some possible minimal surface restoration which does not affect the signature nor display qualitites. Overall, the presentation quality of the piece is simply majestic. The photo itself has minimal handling wear and exceptional aesthetics. Includes LOAs from JSA and PSA/DNA (auto. grade: 9): Photo: EX-MT (With note to surface irregularity), Signature: NM-MT

Estimated Price: ($10,000.00-$15,000.00)

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