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    Circa 1930 Bill Klem Signed Photograph. Masterfully rendered studio portrait of the Hall of Fame umpire remains affixed to its original mat bearing an unimprovable black fountain pen inscription from "The Old Arbitrator." The veteran of a record eighteen World Series and five no-hitters writes, "To J. Alvin Gardner, with all good wishes, Fr. W.J. Klem." Image measures 7.25x9", with the autographed mat bringing the final dimensions to 8x10.5". No condition flaws of note. Certainly among the most attractive signed Klem pieces we've encountered. One of a number of photographs from the personal collection of top Texas League executive John Alvin Gardner featured in this auction. LOA from PSA/DNA. LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    5th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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