1930's-40's Major League Baseball Players Signed Government Postcards Lot of 249 with Ruth, Wagner, Walter Johnson. Perhaps the finest vintage collection of autographed government postcards we've ever encountered, this thrilling grouping is offered for the first time to the collecting hobby, having been consigned to us by the elderly gentleman who personally collected them seven decades ago. While the very finest specimens from this collection are being offered as individual lots within this auction, there is still absolutely no shortage of magnificent specimens within this massive lot. There is far too much to list or image within the pages of this catalog, so we strongly recommend that interested parties visit our offices to peruse the collection personally if at all possible. Unless otherwise noted, all autographs appear in 9/10 or better blue ink, with the mailed postcards toned with age but otherwise free of any concerning defects.

    Highlights: Ruth (2/10), Wagner, Walter Johnson, Lazzeri (postcard slightly trimmed), Ted Williams, Speaker (3/10), Mack (2/10), Vaughan, Vance, Musial, Manush, Barrow, Ruffing, Gomez, Joe DiMaggio, Hoyt, Rizzuto, Ernie Bonham (tough, d. 1949), McCarthy, Mack, Simmons, Harry Davis (d. 1947), Lyons, Griffith, Harris, Rick Ferrell, Appling, Walsh, Greenberg, Gehringer, Goslin (7/10 pencil), Eric McNair (d. 1949), Cochrane, Feller (signed in 1937), 1939 Indians with 14 including Feller, 1941 Indians with 16 including Boudreau, Boudreau (8/10), Jim Bagby Jr. (tough, d. 1954), Landis, Harridge, Frick, MacPhail Sr., Reese (2 different), Herman, Wheat, Medwick, Grimes, Klein, Stengel, Averill, Paul Waner, Dizzy Dean, Dahlgren, Root, Mize, Southworth, Slaughter (2 different), Haines, Martin, McKechnie, Lombardi, Lloyd Waner, Vander Meer, Luque, Roush, Kelly, Hubbell, Terry, Hartnett (9/10 pencil), Frisch, Lopez, 1942 White Sox with

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