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Lot # 973 (of 1673)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1952 Ty Cobb Signed Check

Starting Bid - $200.00 , Sold For - $1,175.00

Personal check, dated October 2, 1952, signed by Hall of Fame outfielder Ty Cobb. This is a particularly outstanding Cobb check with a magnificent signature. The check, drawn on the First National Bank of Nevada, is made out to the “Rector Motor Co., in the amount of $37.33 and is boldly signed “Tyrus R. Cobb” in blue ink (grading “10”). A Rector Motor Co. stamped endorsement appears on the reverse. Cobb’s name is preprinted along the left border. The check (8.25 x 3 inches) has normal bank cancellation stamps and perforations (none affecting Cobb’s signature), and is in Near Mint condition. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $1,175.00

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