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    1937 Babe Ruth Double-Signed Check. Those following the memorabilia trends have certainly taken notice of the steep climb in value that Ruth checks have enjoyed over the past few years, and there seems to be no end in sight. As the sordid tales of today's slugger's continue to get juicier (pun intended), we must appreciate that much more the long ball exploits of this great sports hero, and Ruth's perpetual bull market is clearly a reflection of this. So we offer here one of the safest investments in the auction, a personal check presented by the Babe to a teller at the "Chemical Bank & Trust Company" for a withdrawal of fifty dollars.

    All ink remains as bold and perfect as the day Ruth applied it. Setting this specimen in an elite class is an endorsing signature on the back for the cash withdrawal, taking the tally to two autographs from the Babe. A slight brush of Ruth's hands to the wet ink of the latter signature is noted, but the example on obverse is flawless. Top right corner of check is missing, otherwise a vertical center fold is the only condition issue worthy of note. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, Authentic. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    12th-14th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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