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    1948 Babe Ruth Signed Photograph. Signed the year of his passing, this classic 8x10" image pictures the Babe during happier and healthier times, training with the Yanks at their St. Petersburg, Florida spring training home. The blue fountain pen inscription, reading "To Sam Abelow, From Babe Ruth, 1948" rates an impressive 8.5/10, and contrasts wonderfully against the pale background of sky. Abelow was a CBS documentarian working on a piece about baseball--see a Honus Wagner postcard written to him within this auction. The photo itself is free of any noteworthy condition issues with the only visible defect a small rust stain in the white left border. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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