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    1944 Walter Johnson Signed Check. "He's got a gun concealed about his person," journalist Ring Lardner once said of the mighty Big Train, "They can't tell me he throws them balls with his arm." The greatest fireballer of his era filled out and signed this personal check from "The Germantown Bank" entirely in his own 8/10 hand. The check directs $35 to the "Bank of Bethesda." Official bank stamping appears on front and verso, and a couple vertical fold lines are evident, but these issues are of little concern and the autograph in particular remains untouched. A top-shelf example. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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