The offered lot contains fourteen total pieces related to Babe Ruth, including several period pieces and some family relics. Highlighting the lot is a 1920s Underwear Premium 8x10 photo (VG-EX), 1932 Wheaties Flip Book (EX/EX-MT) and a 1934 ACME 6x8 wire photo of Babe and Claire Hodgson (with back-text, EX-MT). Rounded out by six teammate or family-member signed pieces, a pair of news service photos and a couple other trinkets, this lot is ideal for the Bambino fan looking for some seldom seen collectibles. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. Please visit our website for a list of the remaining items in this lot.
This lot additionally contains:
1948 Associated Press 7x9 Wire Photo of Hodgson viewed artwork of her husband with the original back-text (VG-EX).
1973 Associated Press 8x11 Laser Photo of Hodgson wishing Hank Aaron “the best” (EX-MT).
Exceedingly rare 1930s Esso Boys Club Babe Ruth1-1/2” pin-backed button (NM) with the original 4x6 order form (EX).
c.1930 Mrs. Babe Ruth “Wesson Oil” 5x11 advertisement magazine clipping (EX-MT).
Reproduced Photo File 8x10 glossy photo of Ruth with Hodgson.
The remaining pieces are all signed and are accompanied by an auction LOA from James Spence Authentications:
Julia Ruth Stevens signed (“7”) Babe Ruth Commemorative baseball.
Julia Ruth Stevens signed (“10”) 11x14 with a PSA/DNA sticker and corresponding COA.
(2) Mrs. Babe Ruth PSA/DNA slabbed Authentic signatures; (1) cut with address and (1) Foxx Photo.
Bill Dickey signed (“9”) 8x10 pictured with Hodgson.
1973 Old Timers’ Day Program signed by Gehringer (“9”) and Appling (“8”) on the front cover and Mrs. Babe Ruth (personalized, “8”) on the interior.