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    1899 John L. Sullivan Signed Quote on Paper Note, PSA/DNA Graded Gem Mint 10. The great John L. Sullivan is generally regarded as the greatest pugilist of his time, which covered both the bare-knuckle era and the beginning of the gloved era. With forty wins and just one loss, the "Boston Strong Boy" was not only the last bare knuckle champion, but also the gloved champion for about a decade. Famous for his quotes, this offered lot is an extraordinary example of a full John L. Sullivan signature accompanied by a handwritten quote: "My compliments, John L. Sullivan, 'Your lessons in love will be awarded in Heaven.' J.L.S. Jan. 13th, 1899." The ink is nearly all in perfect 10/10 flowing black fountain pen and looks absolutely gorgeous. Page measures 5.75x8.5" overall. PSA has graded the signature Gem Mint 10. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
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