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    1940 Babe Ruth Signed "Academy of Sports" Certificate. Exemplary representation of the Babe's essential signature adorns this certificate issued to a student at the "Academy of Sport," an educational promotion at the New York World's Fair which brought the greatest living names in athletics together for the benefit of the nation's youth. Joining Ruth's 10/10 black fountain pen signature are those of Football Hall of Famer Ace Parker and pioneer sports agent Christy Walsh, who was instrumental in the creation of the Academy. The foil seal of the certificate exhibits some damage but the piece otherwise presents very well, and we must stress that all autographs remain as bold as the day of their application. The certificate is matted and framed to a viewable size of 8x10", with the full display measuring 15x18". Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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