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    Circa 1929 Babe Ruth Signed Telegram with Photograph. The "Great Bambino" was used to being treated with special status wherever he went, as his influence on pop culture was, and still is, the greatest of any athlete of any time. This offered lot shows that status in a unique way. The signed item is a telegram from the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company informing the conductor of Ruth's train to show special attention to him, and gave his berth location on the train. Two newspaper photos of Ruth have been glued to the bottom of the telegram with Ruth signing in between the pictures in solid 8/10 ink.

    Telegram has been folded once both vertically and horizontally, and has a small one inch tear in the top left, far away from the signature or content of the note. A black and white photograph of Ruth is framed above the telegram, making the overall dimensions 14.5x22." Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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