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    1920 Penn-Burkburnett Oil Company Stock Certificate Owned by Babe Ruth. Just after being sold by Boston Red Sox owner Harry Frazee to the New York Yankees, Babe Ruth must have celebrated by investing in a little stock. With the necessity for oil in every facet of life, it would undoubtedly prove to be a wise choice. Ruth purchased fifty shares of this Penn-Burkburnett Oil Company in August of 1920. Unfortunately Ruth did not sign the back of this certificate and the "Geo. H. Ruth" name on the front is not written in Ruth's hand. There are three vertical folds, a couple minor creases, and the number "732" written on the top left margin. Overall, presents as excellent and would be an eye-catching framed display to show off an original Babe Ruth investment.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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