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    1972 Roberto Clemente Signed Check. The noble Pittsburgh Pirates superstar was just months from his untimely demise when he filled out and signed this personal check in payment of his telephone bill, the rather large (by 1972 standards) tally surely due to many calls home to his Puerto Rican homeland. His blue ballpoint ink remains as bold as the date of application, and the check itself remains affixed to a clipped paper background (likely scrapbook removal) with a rusty paper clip mark at upper left but no other issues of note. The check is slabbed in an "Authentic" capsule by PSA/DNA for protection and unquestioned authenticity. Encapsulated "Authentic" by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    October, 2012
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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