Lot # 1660: 1946 Babe Ruth Signed Check PSA/DNA NM-MT 8

Starting Bid: $1,000.00

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Item was in Auction "REA Summer 2020",
which ran from 7/24/2020 12:00 PM to
8/16/2020 6:00 PM

Personal check, dated August 14, 1946, signed by Babe Ruth. PSA/DNA has encapsulated the check and graded the signature NM-MT 8. The check, drawn on The Chase National Bank of New York, is made out to "Apthorp Garage" in the amount of $32.50. Signed "G. H. Ruth" in black fountain pen along the base. Ruth's preprinted name appears vertically on the left border. A stamped endorsement appears on the reverse. Babe Ruth personal checks have long been a favorite of autograph collectors due to their inherent authenticity and the fact that Ruth’s signature is always well executed. The check (8.25 x 3 inches), which has normal bank cancellation stamps and holes, displays a vertical fold, several staple holes (none affecting the signature) and a tiny chip in the upper left corner. In Very Good condition overall. Reserve $1,000. Estimate (open).

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