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    1938 Lou Gehrig Signed Government Postcard. Just ten days before the Iron Horse clubbed his twenty-third and final career grand slam, he mailed this postcard to a female fan from his Larchmont, New York home town post office on August 10, 1938. A bold black ink inscription reads simply, "Best Wishes, Lou Gehrig," with postal stamping crossing the inscription to little effect. The handwritten address on the opposing side is also penned by the tragic Hall of Famer. Some diagonal creasing is evident, but Gehrig's inscription is unaffected by this. With government postcards experiencing an entirely understandable surge in collecting appeal due to the built-in provenance, the wise collector knows he cannot go wrong with an example from Yankee royalty. Slabbed by PSA/DNA for protection and unquestioned authenticity.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2006
    6th Saturday
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