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    1935 Babe Ruth Signed Government Postcard, PSA Mint 9. The Babe's enormous fame and his limitless generosity to those millions of fans who adored him has established his as one of the most accessible baseball autographs of the pre-war era, but for collectors of the popular GPC, Ruth has remained a significant challenge. While our auction database holds hundreds of results for baseballs and photos, sales of his penny postcard in the 21st century could be counted on the fingers of both hands. This postcard was sent from Boston in the middle of April 1935. Ruth obliged with a 10/10 signature and "Sincerely" salutation in black fountain pen. An image of the Babe was administered to the upper right corner. Some browning is visible on the left corner and top edges, far away from the autograph. It appears that this was removed from a scrapbook given the black paper remnants on back. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, Mint 9. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    12th-14th Thursday-Saturday
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