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    Circa 1927 "Babe" Ruth Single Signed Baseball. One of the more appealing Ruth singles to surface in the hobby in recent months is presented here, a stunning specimen that has maintained its youthful good looks remarkably well over the better part of a century since its birth. A consideration of past exemplars leads us to estimate the date of birth in the era of Ruth and the Yankees' greatest season, and the quotation marks framing the "Babe" assure it is no more than a year later. We'll conservatively rate the black fountain pen ink that resides upon the sweet spot of this "Wilson Official League" ball at 9/10, though we are likely doing this masterpiece a disservice with that assessment. The handsome sphere is further aided by the two-tone stitching and mellow toning that completes the gorgeous vintage look. While any Bambino single carries undeniable allure, there is something extra special about top-quality 1920's models such as this, and one will find that most true connoisseurs of vintage autographs will agree. LOA from PSA/DNA. LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    5th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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