Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1916 James Naismith Handwritten Signed Letter.

    Date: June 20, 1916.

    Location: Fort Riley, Kansas.

    Length in pages: One, on "The University of Kansas" letterhead.

    General Topics: All is well. Must rush out to perform a wedding ceremony.

    Quotation: "...I want to put this out soon as I have to perform a marriage ceremony at 1:00, a Lawrence boy, you will probably see it in the papers before you get this..."

    Closing signature variation: "Tell Maudie my love especially, Papa Jim."

    Mailing envelope: None.

    Condition: NRMT. Ink 8/10, signature 6/10.

    LOA from PSA/DNA.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2006
    15th Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 177

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    Learn about consigning with us

    I just wanted to let you know how thrilled I am with the results of the auction. Friday night was a blast. I had a hard time sleeping I was so pumped up.
    Rob Fouch,
    Valley Stream, NY
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 July 18 - 20 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction
    2019 July 18 - 20 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction
    REALIZED SO FAR $8,337,306