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    1970's Mickey Mantle "Best F---in Wishes" Signed Photograph. There are two ways we know this photo was signed in the 1970's. First, the formation of his signature is slightly different that his later variety, and secondly Mantle didn't censor himself anymore as he got older. He was always a wisecracker though, a point made evident by his "To Hank, Best F---in Wishes, Mickey Mantle, Thanks for the Putter!" inscription on this 8x10" Yankee Stadium shot. His blue marker remains as bold as the day it was applied, and the photo itself is likewise free of defects. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Apr-May, 2010
    25th-23rd Sunday-Sunday
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    The hammer price for my Mantle card significantly exceeded my admittedly conservative estimations, and I couldn't be more pleased.
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