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    1969 George Sosnak Folk Art Baseball from The Gary Carter Collection. This former umpire's painstakingly detailed artwork surfaces with some degree of regularity on the auction circuit, but, like Picasso's "Guernica" or Van Gogh's "Starry Night," this is the definitive representation of the artist's brilliance. Three Presidential first pitches are pictured amidst an array of Sosnak's miniature handwriting, every square inch of the sphere packed with patient detail. A masterfully applied clear coat has preserved the integrity of the piece perfectly, without a single scuff or stain to report. This may be the finest Sosnak ball we've encountered. Letter of provenance from Sandy Carter.

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    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
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