Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Description

    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.

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

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,282

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    Learn about consigning with us

    I find dealing with your auction company to be a continually pleasing experience.
    D.W. ,
    Dallas, TX
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 June 29 Premium Sportscard Catalog Auction - Dallas
    2017 June 29 Premium Sportscard Catalog Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $4,146,417