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Lot # 656 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Circa 1934 Lou Gehrig Signed Autograph-Album Page

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,643.75

Vintage autograph-album sheet signed in purple fountain pen by Lou Gehrig. Gehrig’s signature has been boldly scripted along the left border of the sheet and grades “9/10.” The sheet (4.5 x 5.5 inches) is decorated with newspaper clippings commemorating his career, including a large illustration of the “Iron Horse” dating from his 1934 tour of Japan. The newspaper attachments give this Gehrig-signed autograph album page a particularly strong display value and an added dimension of historical import. The sheet has been carefully removed from the album, and the reverse of the page has baseball-related notes regarding John McGraw's career. The page has normal handling wear and a couple light wrinkles, and is in overall Excellent condition. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $2,643.75

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