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    1930's Babe Ruth Signed Bat from Ruth Family Friend. With the scarcity and desirability of Babe Ruth signed bats so extreme, it is always a thrill to find the genuine article in the sea of forgeries. This gorgeous specimen derives from the estate of Maxine "Miki" Herzberg-Fisher, a longtime friend of the Ruth family. Several other Ruth items from the Herzberg-Fisher estate have reached the marketplace in recent years, though none could hold a candle to this historic hardwood in terms of quality or value. The Spalding store model Frank M. Schulte (early home run king) bat offers what is surely among the very strongest signatures from Ruth on a bat conservatively rated 9/10, reading, "To Miki, From Babe Ruth." The handsome 31.5", twenty-six ounce bat exhibits an especially rich, pleasing wood finish to match the high quality of the Babe's inscription, making for a piece that is truly museum quality. While signed baseballs from this most significant of sporting icons will always be the gold standard of the hobby, it must be noted that Ruth signed bats are hundreds of times more scarce, and as such a steep incline in value over the coming years is all but assured. Smart investors understand that this is a "can't lose" opportunity. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2005
    29th Saturday
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