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    1948 Babe Ruth Signed Photograph--One of the Last 500 He Signed. Faithful to the end, the Babe continued his charitable efforts in support of youth baseball until the final days of his life, making celebrity appearances when possible, and then autographing souvenirs when his illness rendered him too feeble to travel. This image is identified as "One of the last 500 photographs Babe ever autographed" by an unknown source on the page to which the photo is affixed, and we have little doubt that this assertion is true--these are the most commonly seen images signed by Ruth at the end of his life. Despite the merciless effects of his late-stage terminal cancer, Ruth's blue fountain pen autograph is as bold and well-executed as any in his life, applied in 9/10 blue fountain pen ink to the wide upper margin of the 5x7" image produced by the Ford Motor Company in support of American Legion Junior Baseball. Page measures 8x5x11" with some creasing, toning and edge chipping. Photo presents as NRMT. Full LOA from PSA/DNA

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    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
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