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    Circa 1947 Babe Ruth Single Signed Baseball, PSA NM-MT+ 8.5. Absolutely stunning single from the Sultan of Swat dates to the final years of his life, as the unique stamping of the ONL (Frick) ball upon which his autograph resides was produced only between 1946 and 1951. As a cornerstone of a top-echelon baseball autograph collection, one couldn't choose a more worthy candidate, as the blue fountain pen autograph is flawlessly executed here, following decades of practice as the game's most sought after and generous signer. The baseball itself provides the creamiest tone of horsehide without a single distracting fault, and the manufacturer's stamping retains its original boldness. One merely states the obvious when proclaiming this as one of the very finest Ruth singles known to the hobby. Both the autograph and the baseball itself garner a frankly stingy grade of 8/10, with a half-point added for eye appeal to result in the score as posted. LOA from PSA/DNA. LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    3rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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