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Lot # 54: 1929 Babe Ruth, "Set to Wed Actress Claire Hodgson" Spending a Night on the Town!

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 5 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Fall Collectors Auction 2023",
which ran from 10/15/2023 2:00 PM to
11/4/2023 8:00 PM



Original 1929 photograph of Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth and his fiancé Claire Hodgson as the enjoy a night on the town. Babe is looking dapper and Claire is beautiful (the best image of her we have seen), and the photo was used to announce their marriage. A famous union that would tame the might Bambino and lead to a career resurgence. Photo has some light handling wear but the quality is very nice. Issued by the Associated Press and stamped on the back.

Size: 8x10
Designation: Vintage 1(b)
Condition: 4/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 8.5/10

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