1958 Jackie Robinson Signed Check with LOA From Rachel Robinson

Sold For: $960

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1594

Item Year: 1958

Category: Autographed Baseballs/Flats/Photos

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Jackie Robinson signed personal check, dated December 13, 1958, accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Rachel Robinson (Jackie Robinson's wife). The check, drawn on the Chemical Corn Exchange Bank of New York, is made out to "Sarah Robinson" and is signed "Jack R. Robinson" in black ink (grading "8") along the base. Endorsed by Sarah Robinson on the reverse. The check (8 x 3 inches) displays normal bank cancellation stamps and is in Excellent to Mint condition. As noted earlier, a one-page signed letter of provenance from Rachel Robinson accompanies the check (this is one of a number of checks that was released into the hobby by the Robinson family in the early 1990s). Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Pre certified by Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero/Beckett Authentication.
Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000.

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