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    1961 Ty Cobb Handwritten Signed Letter. An intriguing message from the Georgia Peach mailed to an autograph seeker just five months before Cobb's passing at age seventy-four. The iconic athlete apologizes for a delay in response noting his poor health and then rather emphatically requests assistance in identifying the magazine and author of the clippings sent to him by the autograph seeker for signing. "I am going to ask you to secure me this magazine and send same to me. I will pay any costs, etc. You can find me one so please do me this favor quickly as can." Cobb underlines the final three words, perhaps an indication of his failing health. All writing is in Cobb's standard green ink, rating 9/10 inclusive of his closing "Sincerely, Ty Cobb" signature. Single page on personal letterhead measures 6x7" with single mailing fold, otherwise NRMT. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

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    November, 2013
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