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    1907 A.J. Reach Company Corporate By-Laws Contract Signed by Ben & Thomas Shibe. Early document brings together some of the essential pioneers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century game. Owner Alfred Reach of his eponymous sporting goods company was represented by proxy in this meeting of shareholders, but Philadelphia Athletics team founder and president Ben Shibe, after whom the club's home ballpark was named, and his son Thomas have applied their rare signatures to the closing pages of the document, signalling consent to the terms. Each autograph rates 9/10 in black fountain pen ink, as does that of the attending notary public. The typed nine-page document exhibits handling wear and some chipping at the edges, but all pages are otherwise solid and complete. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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