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Lot # 1006 (of 1560)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1953 Ty Cobb Signed Check

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $940

Personal check, dated February 20, 1953, signed by Hall of Fame outfielder Ty Cobb. The check, drawn on the First National Bank of Nevada, is made out to “Isabell Ciaffis" in the amount of $16.50 and is boldly signed “Tyrus R. Cobb” in his customary green ink (grading "9/10"). Endorsed by Ciaffis on the reverse. Cobb’s name is preprinted along the left border. The check (8.25 x 3 inches) has three typical light vertical folds, as well as standard bank cancellation stamps and perforations, and is otherwise in Excellent to Mint condition. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $940

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