After the Taylors' old housekeeper, Rose (Mary Treen), gets married and moves away, Aunt Bee (Frances Bavier) moves in to take care of Andy (Andy Griffith) and Opie (Ron Howard), but Opie just will not accept her.
The authenticity of the media-hyped Ruth ring (with a current bid of $895,429) is also coming under fire because Lelands Auctions is fraudulently claiming that the ring was originally acquired from Claire Ruth (Babe’s widow) by disgraced and now deceased collector Barry Halper.
The auction house has also made claims that the “G. Ruth” engraving inside the ring “perfectly matches the few other original player rings” of 1927 Yankee players.
These events prompted intense research into a whole new field of technology.
The first commercial radio station to be licensed under federal regulations enacted in 1920 was KDKA in Pittsburgh. From these humble beginnings, radio quickly took off.
It isn’t even close to the real ones I was shown that belonged to my grandfather’s teammates.” back in 2011.
Now, nearly six years later, HOS and several hand engravers are taking a close look at the Ruth engraving and comparing it to other genuinely engraved Yankee rings.
As we described in detail in the previous reports about the controversial ring, the engraving found on the inside of the gold artifact would shed the most light on its authenticity.
Until Lelands revealed the engraving on its website recently the authenticity of the ring could only be speculated upon because the ring itself is undoubtedly an authentic example created by jeweler Dieges & Clust in 1927 for the Yankees and Major League baseball.
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