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    1929 Napoleon Lajoie Signed & Notated Album Page, PSA/DNA NM-MT 8. None of that bourgeois "Larry" business here, as the man who gave the Cleveland Americans his name provides the name we love as part of the most gorgeous blue fountain pen autograph imaginable, complete with a "Cleveland" notation and the date of "March-21st/29" at lower right. Le Coney added the date of his passing in pencil at left. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, NM-MT 8.


    More Information: The Turtle Creek Autograph Collection-An Incomparable Assembly.


    Consigned by a gentleman living just yards from the Heritage Auctions world headquarters in uptown Dallas, Texas, this remarkable collection of early autographs served as a family heirloom for over eight decades, and a passion of our consignor's grandfather for the bulk of that time. While many young collectors sought autographs through the mail during the middle half of the twentieth century, none, it would appear, had the vision of this particular youngster, who always demanded and typically received something a little extra from his targets. The result is some of the most remarkable exemplars you'll ever see from a dazzling array of leading figures from the sports world and beyond. The vast majority are penned on identical pages sent by the collector so that they could be neatly filed into various leather bound volumes made expressly for the purpose. Many could be considered the finest autograph exemplars known.


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    May, 2019
    16th-17th Thursday-Friday
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