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    1930's Babe Ruth Single Signed Baseball. Like a prehistoric insect trapped in amber, one of the boldest black fountain pen signatures you'll ever witness on horsehide peers out from beneath a thick coating of vintage shellac. While we could accuse the original collector of being a bit overzealous with the application, it's evident that the desired effect was met, as the Bambino's sweet spot signature registers at a conservative 9/10. Oddly the factory stamping on the ball did not benefit from the sealant, and thus we are unable to identify the model. On a clean and white Official sphere this autograph would carry value deep into the five-figures. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $6,000 - up.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Balls, Pucks, etc. - Encased, Small (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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