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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 *(67"), inclusive of the reproduction advertising poster at top announcing "Babe Ruth, an All-American Hero." Third party shipping required.

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    August, 2017
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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