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Lot # 853 (of 1641)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Trio of 1950 Ty Cobb Signed Checks

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $3,259

Three Ty Cobb personal checks, each dating from 1950 and flawlessly signed by "Tyrus R. Cobb" in blue or black ink. All of the checks are drawn on the First National Bank of Nevada and feature Cobb's name printed on the left border. Each is endorsed by the recipient on the reverse. 1) May 15th, made out to Rotary Oil and Burner Co., in the amount of $83.21. 2) September 6th, made out to John Meril in the amount of $200.00. 3) September 18th, made out to Bungey-Street Travel Service in the amount of $73.03. All of the checks (8.25 x 3 inches) display a single vertical fold, as well as normal bank cancellation stamps and perforations. Two of the checks display additional handwritten pencil notations in the upper right corner. In Very Good to Excellent condition overall. Total: 3 checks. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000++. SOLD FOR $3,259

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