1938 Babe Ruth Signed Check. Just over two years a...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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Description1938 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.
Guide Value or Estimate: $3,000 - up.
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