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1930s Babe Ruth Parking Lot Snapshot and Bathtub Photo (2 Items Total)

Lot Number 529

Quantity: Bid Starts: 12/03/2021 12:00:00 
Bid Open: 200.00  Bid Ends: 12/16/2021 22:00:00 
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If you're looking for uniqueness, you'd be hard-pressed to find better Babe photos than these. The first is a small, sepia, 2-1/8" x 2-3/4" snapshot depicting a uniformed Ruth in what appears to be a Spring Training parking lot. There is a vertical and horizontal pocket fold, along with a period notation of "1934" in the bottom margin. The second is an 8x10 shot of an older, post-career Ruth in a bathtub, with the intriguing reverse-side stamping of "J.C.M. HAYWARD / NAVY LEAGUE BLDG." Ruth himself does not have the crystal-clear image quality of a Type I photo, though two of the foreground figures are nicely focused. Heavy peripheral wear.



 
 
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