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    1941 Babe Ruth Signed Check to Brother-In-Law. While this personal check drawn from the Bambino's Chemical Bank account is made out for seventy-five dollars cash, the endorsing signature on verso is that of "Hubert L. Merritt," the brother of Ruth's wife Claire, who appears as a member of the iconic slugger's household in the 1940 census. The check is made out entirely in the Babe's 9/10 blue fountain pen ink, and the bank stamping remains entirely clear of the important "GH Ruth" autograph at lower left. Check itself presents wonderfully, with no folds or tears. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    October, 2012
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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