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    1950's Ty Cobb Signed Government Postcard with Tense Words to Autograph Request. The fearsome Dead Ball legend responds to a young autograph seeker with a 9/10 signature in blue ballpoint ink on a penny postcard (4.75x3" cut down), postmarked from his Menlo Park, California hometown. Cobb was cantankerous given the fact he had to spend his own money on return postage. Cobb signed in 9/10 blue ink and offers this stern message: "why dont you boys send blanks + postage - trying to save pennies we have thousands of requests." A few stains appear below the signature. Slight paper loss appears on Cobb's underline. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, Authentic. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    May, 2016
    12th-14th Thursday-Saturday
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