Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1942 Jim Thorpe Handwritten & Signed Letter. The greatest athlete of the twentieth century's first half is writing to a friend on this handwritten letter from 1942. Jim Thorpe discusses plans to go fishing and about a pair of rubber shoes he wishes his friend would send him in this note (6x9") on Hotel Fordson stationery. Thorpe closes the letter with a "The Lone Eagle" salutation and 9/10 signature. Fold marks and surface creasing are visible. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2019
    17th-25th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 997

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Oct 17, 2019 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    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
    Consign to the 2021 December 18 Sports Showcase Auction .

    Learn about consigning with us

    The hammer price for my Mantle card significantly exceeded my admittedly conservative estimations, and I couldn't be more pleased.
    George T.,
    Pinetop, AZ
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search