1935 Babe Ruth Double-Signed Check. Those following the memorabilia trends have certainly taken notice of the steep climb in value that Ruth checks have enjoyed over the past eighteen months or so, and there seems to be no end in sight. As the sordid tales of today's slugger's continue to get juicier (pun intended), we must appreciate that much more the long ball exploits of this great sports hero, and Ruth's perpetual bull market is clearly a reflection of this. So we offer here one of the safest investments in the auction, a spectacular check presented by the Babe to a teller at the "Chemical Bank & Trust Company" for a withdrawal of fifty dollars, dated just three months after he announced his retirement from the game he loved, and that loved him. All ink remains as bold and perfect as the day Ruth applied it. Setting this specimen in a class by itself is an endorsing signature on the back for the cash withdrawal, taking the tally to two flawless autographs from the Babe. The check itself is similarly gorgeous, with only center vertical fold that remains essentially invisible upon display. The cream of the Ruth check crop. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2005
    29th Saturday
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