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    1968 Roberto Clemente Signed Check. The tragic Hall of Famer's autograph could not be considered "common" in any format, but collectors of signed checks have been bedeviled for decades by the scarcity of these official documents. Perhaps two or three will change hands at auction each year, and here we offer a particularly intriguing specimen, made out to a physician named Rafael Nadal, a name since made famous by a Spanish tennis player. We note that the body of the check is filled out in an unknown hand, but that's Clemente's distinctive and authentic autograph at lower right, applied with 9/10 boldness. The check is free of any creasing, tearing or staining, and the bank's official stamping only minimally intrudes upon the Clemente signature, and to no ill effect. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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