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Pair of 1932 "Sportoscope Company of America" Flip Books: Babe Ruth and Ben Chapman (2)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $415
Two baseball flip books featuring, respectively, Babe Ruth and Ben Chapman, published by the Sportoscope Company of America, Inc. This is a particularly rare series of flip books. These two books, which offer instruction both in pictures and words, were part of a series of sports flip books published by the company in 1932. Ruth, of course, offers his expertise in the art of hitting home runs, while Chapman tutors young players on how to slide. Each book (2.25 x 3 inches) displays only light use and is in Excellent to Mint condition overall. Total: 2 flip books. Reserve $200. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $415
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