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    1938 Babe Ruth Signed Check. Just over two years after the Babe hung up his thunderous bat, he filled out and signed this personal check drawn on The Chemical Bank & Trust Company account he kept just a couple blocks from his Upper West Side Manhattan home. Ruth checks remain a blue chip stock of the hobby and this one is particularly appealing for a number of reasons. Firstly, the check is a desired oversized format. Secondly, it offers his printed name at the far left, unlike a good percentage of others. And finally, the bank's punch coding remains well clear of the essential "GH Ruth" signature at lower right, which appears large and prominent in 7.5/10 steel-tip fountain pen. In short, this is an investment you can take to the bank. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $3,000 - up.

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    October
    17th Thursday 10:00 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    October
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    0 Days 12h 42m 33s
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: 38
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    This lot is in: 1 - Sports Collectibles Session
    (Lots 53001-53819) - 10:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, October 17, 2019.
    (Internet bidding closes at 10:00 PM Central Time the evening the session begins, with extended bidding available.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $2,251
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $2,701.20 Minimum Next Bid: $2,300 ($2,760.00 w/ BP)
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