Description

    1939 Honus Wagner Signed Hall of Fame Grand Opening First Day Cover, PSA/DNA Authentic. Adorned with silver foil embossing and a small photographic image of the Old Dutchman in his prime, this first day cover commemorating the Grand Opening of the Baseball Hall of Fame bears a 7/10 black fountain pen ink signature with a desirable "Pirate" notation. Envelope is toned by age but otherwise free of any condition concerns. Pencil writing in an unknown hand appears at lower right.

    This first day cover is one of of eleven consigned to this auction by the son of the gentleman who collected Baseball Hall of Fame signatures in person and through the mail between 1939 and the 1950's. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, Authentic


    Guide Value or Estimate: $2,000 - up.

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    20th Sunday 10:00 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    August
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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    This lot is in: 2 - Sports Collectibles Session Platinum Night
    (Lots 80127-80611) - 10:00 PM Central Time, Sunday, August 20, 2017.
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    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

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    $1,200
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