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    1925 Christy Mathewson Signed Letter. The contract (likewise presented within this auction) which Ernest Padgett left unsigned is explained by this brief TLS signed by Mathewson as the president of the Boston Braves. He writes, in part, "The owners of the Boston Club have given your letter of February 4th careful consideration. The feeling is that the terms offered you are the best that can be named..." The sheet of Boston Braves letterhead has been trimmed below the text to dimensions of 8.5x6.5", and exhibits original mailing folds. Matty's "C. Mathewson" black fountain pen signature registers at a conservative 8/10 in black fountain pen ink. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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