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Any help with this Ruth. Real or fake

Started this discussion. Last reply by Woody2Shoes 14 hours ago. 1 Reply

Guy sent autograph request to Yankees early 30’s Continue

Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Danny Francis 13 hours ago. 3 Replies

These came in the store today. My customer’s dad was a Yankee fan and requested by mail autographs of many Yankee players during the 30’s; I have attached these  Are these authentic or signed by…Continue

Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Woody2Shoes on Thursday. 43 Replies

Possibly acquiring from a prominent estate and wanted to get some opinions regarding authenticity before I lay out the cash. Thank you. The ball is a Brooklyn Ball Club Ball which I’ve never seen…Continue

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Danny Francis replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"I did not know how to say that politely woody. "
13 hours ago
David Alpert replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"How about the rest of these?"
14 hours ago
Woody2Shoes replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"Unless they're a few dollars for the pair, pass on both."
14 hours ago
Woody2Shoes replied to David Alpert's discussion Any help with this Ruth. Real or fake
"Looks to me like the Babe was writing it for the first time, while using an instruction manual."
14 hours ago
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Woody2Shoes replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"Cat, which kink of the 'e'? That's the third time I've heard mention of the "kink" in the 'e' as being off. Which part of the 'e' are you referring to? The top, the middle, or the bottom/final…"
Thursday
goodcat replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"In comparing these 2 (hospital vs letter), I see big differences The spacing  overall baseline angle of the "e" kink in the "e" angle and structure of the "R" overall it does not feel right and looks awkward. I…"
Thursday
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"Woody, You provided a lot of information that I didn’t know about. I’m not experienced enough to participate much in discussion on Babe Ruth. If you'd like to discuss his autograph and things you've observed that would be…"
Thursday
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"Woody, Thanks h fur posting yourIt looks like you know and certainly have studied Ruth much more than I have. I think you'd"
Thursday
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"Woody, Terrier didn't block you. Nested replies only go a few levels deep before you can't reply anymore. The new platform won't have that issue.  In cases like these I often just start at the top."
Thursday
David Alpert replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"Thanks for the advice, Steve "
Thursday
Woody2Shoes replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"Steve, look at the baseline of the "Ruth" on this one. As well as the wide spaced curl of the e to R transition. And the th composition. The baseline suddenly bottoming out isn't uncommon during his last 5 years."
Thursday
Woody2Shoes replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"1944. What you've noted are often standard features of his 1944 through 1948 signatures. Every one of these features sometimes appears in the signatures of his final 5 years. 1) I see the parts of the track that are lighter and those that…"
Thursday
terrier8HOF replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"I agree with Steve. Also the e does not correctly transition to the R as it does in authentic versions. And the shape of the R is strange. As is the curl in the e. "
Thursday
Eric K. Longo replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"Thank you for the info Rick. I am thinking of these things a lot lately, and also with regard to vintage stage/screen/stage/rock stage."
Thursday
Rick Meyer replied to David Alpert's discussion Babe Ruth Lou Gehrig Autographs
"Study some old Mark Hoffman forgeries. He was a master at making his own ink and while using era aged blank paper from old books he also had ways of aging ink and paper that fooled all the experts of the time. The forgers out there today make him…"
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