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    1936 Babe Ruth Signed Check. Just over a year after the Babe hung up his thunderous bat, he filled out and signed this personal check drawn on The Chemical Bank & Trust Company account he kept just a couple blocks from his Upper West Side Manhattan home. While Ruth checks have been one of the top performers in the sports market over the past eighteen months, this one is particularly appealing for a number of reasons. Most importantly, all ink remains in fantastic NRMT condition, as does the check itself, free of any creases, tears or stains. Secondly, it offers his printed name at far left, unlike a good percentage of others. And finally, the bank's punch coding remains well clear of the essential "GH Ruth" signature at lower right. In short, this is an investment you can take to the bank. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2005
    29th Saturday
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