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    Circa 1947 Babe Ruth Single Signed Baseball. Absolutely stunning single from the Sultan of Swat dates to the final years of his life, as the unique stamping of the ONL (Frick) ball upon which his autograph resides was produced only between 1946 and 1951. As a cornerstone of a top-echelon baseball autograph collection, one couldn't choose a more worthy candidate, as the blue fountain pen autograph is flawlessly executed here, following decades of practice as the game's most sought after and generous signer. The baseball itself provides the creamiest tone of horsehide without a single distracting fault. The sweet spot signature earns a solid 8/10 grade, clearly legible from twenty feet away. A ball for the collector not interested in filling an empty space on a list, but rather in acquiring an investment-quality artifact. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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