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    Babe And Claire Ruth Multi Signed Original Photo. Intriguing unpublished original photograph of Claire Ruth and a family friend. Claire and her husband, Babe Ruth each signed this piece in blue ink, averaging 7/10 in quality (Ruth's writing is over a dark portion of the photo. While firm, it exhibits weak contrast against the background). Babe added added the following inscription: Ask Santa Claus for three catchers mitts," in addition to the following inscription by Claire: "To my three heroes, your pal 'nuts." Photo exhibits medium wear, with an 8" fold through the right portion, with additional creasing. "Freeman Detroit Times Photo" stamp is displayed on the verso. Auction LOA from JSA.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    14th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 19
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