Spring 2020 Premier Auction - Closes April 11
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Attractive grouping of photos of, and related to, Babe Ruth.  The photos include: 1) 1933 "Babe Goes Mexican": 9" x 7" photo of Ruth wearing a sombrero, along with Mrs. Ruth and his daughter, surrounded by "dashing senoritas" when visiting the Chicago World's Fair.  Guaranteed Type 1.  2) Ruth with Joe McCarthy and Lyn Lary: 8" x 6" photo depicting the three, watching the first practice session of spring training, 1932.  Strong photo with some minor wear at the edges, including some creasing at the corners.  Guaranteed Type 1.  3) Babe Ruth & Ty Cobb: 1960s restrike of the two greats, a photo originally taken in 1941.  Strong condition, Type 2.  4) Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig Sign a Guitar:6 1/2" x 8 1/2", excellent condition, guaranteed Type 1.  5) Ruth at the Tour of Japan: 8" x 10" vignette photo of Ruth having completed his powerful swing, a Type 3 photo made off a duplicate copy of the negative.  Still an excellent photo with some minor surface wear and light staining at the right.  6) Brother Gilbert: brother from the St. Mary's Industrial School, the man who discovered Babe Ruth.  6 1/2" x 8 1/2" photo, obviously a later re-strike.  An exceptional collection of photos depicting the Great Bambino, Babe Ruth.  Six photos total.

Babe Ruth (HOF) Vintage Photo Collection (5)
Babe Ruth (HOF) Vintage Photo Collection (5)
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Minimum Bid: $50
Final prices include buyers premium.: $360
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
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