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    1955 Ty Cobb Handwritten Twice-Signed Letter. The iconic outfielder utilizes his famous green ink to pen this two-page correspondence to an autograph seeker. He mentions how the original request to him had been mistakenly addressed to a different Ty Cobb, noting that it was a reasonable error as this other Cobb fellow lived in Detroit. He admits he is both flattered and exhausted by the constant demands for his autograph, and complains that many fail to include return postage but that this youngster did not, "...so I commend you, any boy doing this, his material and request will never reach the waste paper basket." He concludes with "Sincerely, Ty Cobb," then adds a brief postscript which he signs simply "Ty." All writing is 10/10, and the two unlined pages of Cobb's letterhead are flawless, without even mailing folds as it was apparently mailed flat with a signed photograph which, unfortunately, is not included. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    May, 2012
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
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