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Autographed Babe Ruth Picture Photograph 1947

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Last updated on  Jan 31, 2014 11:17:37 EST  View all revisions
And a merry x-mas it shall be to whomever gets a hold of this! This is a Babe Ruth autographed photograph of himself swinging a bat wearing the iconic NY Yankees uniform. Hand written on the bottom is "A Merry Xmas from Babe Ruth" and dated Dec. 25, 1947. Written by the Babe himself. The postcard shows a little wear around the edges. Measures 9 13/16" x 7 7/8".

This piece IS available for inspection should you wish to come visit the great state of New York. Authentication by third party  By appointment only.

This was given on Christmas Day to a child in a NYC hospital in 1947, and has been in the family since that time.  

Information added December 27, 2012 by the owner of this item:

 
“This picture of Babe Ruth was given to Thomas H. on December 25, 1947 when Thomas was in the hospital with pneumonia.  Thomas was just over three years old at the time.  The Babe was visiting children in the hospital who were paralyzed and sick as he was known to do at Christmastime.  Thomas was a hemophiliac on top of having pneumonia.  Because of this picture, Thomas took up baseball when he got older even though he was suffering from hemophilia.”
 
"We haven’t been able to figure out which hospital yet but it was either in Westchester County or the Bronx.  If we can find that info I’ll sent it to you once we do."

A NOTE ABOUT BIDDING ON THIS ITEM.  We accept serious offers only.  We do NOT believe that offers of $1, $5, $100, etc are serious offers.  In fact, we also believe that offers such as these disgrace the honor and spirit of the Babe.  Save your time and energy if you are in the category of bidders/dealers thinking you will profit from someone else's misfortune.
 
Another note: Abusive comments, for whatever personal reason you choose to send them, are not welcome.  In fact, when we receive them, we will NOT respond to them, but we will immediately report them to eBay as a misuse of their email system. 
 
If for some reason you don't agree with our listed price, you are welcome to take advantage of the 'MAKE BEST OFFER' button which eBay provides to all sellers, and that we have enabled. We will NOT respond to unreasonable offers, and only reasonable offers will be passed to the owner of this item.

We will not ship this item.  Payment is certified funds only, due at time of release of item to your authorized agent. 

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