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    1921 Treen Box Company "Good Wood Boxes" Babe Ruth Blotter/Calendar Card. Few things are more exciting than finding Babe Ruth collectibles from his early years with the New York Yankees. Since his New York debut in 1920, George Herman Ruth found himself on top of the list of celebrity endorsers. His 54 home runs and .376 average his first season in the Bronx was just a taste of the success that would follow. Offered is a very rare approx. 9 x 4" ink blotter for the Treen Box Company of Philadelphia promoting their "Good Wood Boxes." To the left is a cartoon of a baseball player with the caption, "Babe Ruth packs a wicked wallop in Wood" while the right shows a calendar from August 1921. Editorial copy reads, "Wood is the best material to make boxes as well as bats." Thankfully the blotter was never used as intended as there is no unsightly ink on the reverse, covers show mild wear for an overall EX- assessment. How many of these could have survived? We are guessing very, very few.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2015
    13th Thursday
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