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    Early 1930's Babe Ruth Glass Plate Negatives Lot of 6. To fully appreciate the importance and desirability of this lot, a bit of technical discussion is required. While any photographic print can be (and, in the case of Babe Ruth, likely was) printed multiple times, glass plate negatives such as these are one-of-a-kind originals, actually held inside the camera just feet from its subject. If the images captured by these plates look familiar to you, they do to us as well--we've seen quite a few prints from this photo session, though the specifics of the place and time are unclear. Each undamaged plate measures 4x5" in size, and is still more than capable of producing large, high-quality prints. A rare opportunity to own a thoroughly unique visual record of the sport's greatest star.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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