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    1941 Copy of Lou Gehrig's Birth Certificate from The Lou Gehrig Collection.

    UPDATE: This lot includes a letter of provenance from the consignor.

    Notarized copy of the very first document relating to the short but glorious existence of Henry Louis Gehrig was almost certainly requested for some form of issue relating to his estate, as the "May 5 - 1941" date places it within the final month of his life. The document appears in negative--white text on a black background--and features the details of his parents, and, of course, the newborn's birthdate, name, race and gender. Document measures 9.5x5". Original storage folds, otherwise fine. Letter of provenance from consignor.


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    February, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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