MastroNet Summer 2003
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Presented is a Chemical Bank & Trust Company personal check written and signed by Babe Ruth. "Babe" Ruth's name is also pre-printed along the left side of the 3-1/4" x 8-1/2" document. The check is dated March 28, 1932, and has been made payable to the slugger's wife, "Claire Ruth," in the amount of $500.00. The flowing blue fountain pen signature, "GH Ruth," is very bold and grades "9". The check itself displays as at least EX/MT, with standard bank cancellations and a single fold, none of which approach Ruth's signature. Claire's black ink signature, placed in the proper location as endorsement on the check's reverse side, grades "10". Don't show this baby to your wife or she'll want one made out to her from you! LOAs from Mike Gutierrez/GAI and James Spence & Steve Grad/PSA DNA.
1932 Babe Ruth Personal Check
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