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    1955 Honus Wagner Single Signed Baseball--His Last Ever? He's best remembered as the face on the hobby's most coveted trading card, and as a member of the inaugural class of the Baseball Hall of Fame. And while Wagner wore the uniform of the Pittsburgh Pirates for over a half century, the supply of single signed baseballs such as the offered example lag far behind demand. The vast majority of known representations date to his thirty-nine seasons as a Pirates coach, with very few specimens emerging from the three years between his retirement from that role and his passing in 1955.

    Here we encounter what is very likely the last baseball ever autographed by the Dead Ball Era legend, boldly signed in 9/10 black fountain pen ink on the sweet spot beneath his own "12-2-55" notation. Wagner would pass away at age eighty-one on December 6, 1955, only four days later. While the extraordinary quality of the rare single is more than enough to draw top collectors, the unique vintage makes it the most desirable Wagner single we've ever had the good fortune to offer. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    May, 2015
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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