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    1911 "Wahoo Sam" Crawford Handwritten Signed Letter & Signed Mailing Envelope. Exceptionally rare playing-days letter was mailed by the Detroit Tigers Hall of Famer from spring training in Mobile, Alabama the season after he posted an American League and career-best 120 runs batted in. It appears that this letter once accompanied some photos for which Crawford assisted Zindler in identifying those pictured. "Will write what I think is right by each head. Won't swear that these are right but think I have them so." The letter is penned on two pages of hotel stationery in 9/10 ink, and signed at the close "Sam E. Crawford." The accompanying mailing envelope is signed on the flap "Samuel E. Crawford, Mobile, Alabama" in equally bold ink, providing a second and even more desirable autograph variation. Original mailing folds but no other issues to note. Envelope is likewise free of any issues that affect the autograph. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
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