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    1949 Ty Cobb Signed Government Postcard. Widely despised for his ferocious nature as a ballplayer, Cobb was nonetheless a gracious and conscientious signer for autograph collectors in his later years. Here we find an example of that generosity, as he returned a government postcard to a fan with the inscription, "To Bill Beall from Ty Cobb, 1/15/49." The vintage green ink has mellowed slightly to 7/10 in strength, with the card toned an even shade. The postcard bears the postmark of Cobb's Menlo Park, California home, and a typed notation from the autograph collector above Cobb's signature recounts the highlights of his Hall of Fame career. Slabbed by PSA/DNA for protection and unquestioned authenticity.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2006
    6th Saturday
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