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    1948 Babe Ruth Single Signed Baseball, PSA/DNA NM-MT 8.
    Exceptionally high-grade specimen dates to the final months of the Babe's life, a determination made possible by the unique stamping format of the OAL (Harridge) baseball that serves as a home to the virtually unimprovable autograph exemplar. We do not use that adjective lightly--the experts at PSA/DNA serve as the arbiters of quality here, assigning a 9/10 rating for the blue fountain pen side panel inscription to an admirer, which reads, "To Hazel Mae Jarman, From Babe Ruth." The baseball is rated 7/10, calculating to the combined grade as listed.

    Our last offering of a NM-MT 8 Ruth single, in August 2017, commanded a winning bid of $66,000, and while that example was admittedly unpersonalized, its autograph was rated 8/10, a full point below this example. This is unquestionably one of the boldest Ruth autographs we've ever encountered on horsehide. Full Grading LOA from PSA/DNA, NM-MT 8.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2018
    24th-25th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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