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    1930's Babe Ruth Mutoscope. Direct from the penny arcades of Depression-era America is this early stage in the evolution of moving pictures, offering for many without access to an American League ballpark an unprecedented opportunity to view of the Sultan of Swat in action. The unit is fully and professionally restored to its original glory, appearing and functioning exactly as it did nearly eight decades ago. The film reel is operated with a hand crank on the unit's face, where a five cent donation is required for operation. Height is sixty-seven inches, inclusive of the reproduction advertising poster at top announcing "Babe Ruth, an All-American Hero." Third party shipping required.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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