1930s Babe Ruth Tax Documents w/IRS Registered Receipt (4)
From the estate of Joe Bihler, the right-hand man of Babe Ruth's agent Christy Walsh, comes this grouping of Babe Ruth IRS tax documents. Included in this interesting collection are 1) 5x7.5" document dated March 10, 1930, demanding "immediate payment" of "said tax." 2) 3x5" Post Office Department Official Business card mailed with the return address "G.H Ruth - The Christy Walsh Syndicate." 3) 3.5x8.5" document from the New York State Department Of Taxation And Finance addressed to George H. Ruth. Dated April 12, 1934, it is notifying him that his tax liability extension is granted and he has until June 15, 1934. Comes with envelope.
This collection is originally from Babe Ruth’s right hand man: Mr. Joe Bihler. Bihler handled personally the Babe Ruth account for christy Walsh, Babe Ruth’s legendary agent. Bihler & Walsh took loving care of the Babe from the peak of his playing career, till his final years.
Along with their #1 client Babe Ruth, Walsh & Bihler represented most of the major sports legends over their careers including lou Gehrig, ty cobb, Knute Rockne, John McGraw and many more in a myriad of different sports. These important documents are fascinating look into the life and times of George Herman “Babe” Ruth. they include several of his income tax returns, income notes from his banner 1927 year showing great detail of his earnings, a telegram from a racist police chief, and a great letter Ruth sent to the IRS regarding a deduction he made for his wife acting as his secretary.