1920s Long Beach Hunting Club Postcard Featuring Babe Ruth

Sold For: $540

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 771

Item Year: 1920

Category: Prewar Baseball Cards (1900-1941)

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Real-photo postcard (5.5 x 3.5 inches) capturing Babe Ruth posing with his pals after a successful hunt for game birds. Ruth is pictured with five other men standing in front of an automobile as they display their catch: approximately twelve ducks. The white-letter caption along the base reads "Hunting Club Near Long Beach, California." Ruth is also identified in white lettering below his image. Although no year is listed, the stamp box on the reverse dates the postcard to the years 1924 to 1929. Encapsulated and graded 50 VG/EX by SGC. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).

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