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    1910 Joe Tinker Handwritten Signed Postcard. Fame has its perks, in this instance the ability to send a postcard with one's own face upon it. The Hall of Fame shortstop in baseball's most famous double-play combination made use of this highly collectible postcard to send a quick note to his aunt, writing, "Dear Aunt Rose, I am away down here for the day. I am waiting for you to let me know when your (sic) coming to Chicago. Love from Ruby and babies(?) your (illegible) Joe." The verso is addressed in Tinker's hand and postmarked from New Haven, Connecticut, where Tinker apparently took advantage of a three-day break between games at the Polo Grounds. All ink is 9/10, and the postcard exhibits mild handling wear but nothing which could be characterized as damage. One of three lots within this auction deriving from the Tinker family. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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