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Lot # 785 (of 1673)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Cap Anson Cut Signature from Letter

Starting Bid - $300.00 , Sold For - $1,410.00

Extremely high-quality cut signature example of Cap Anson, the preeminent player of the nineteenth century and one of the game’s most influential figures. Ideally, Anson’s black fountain pen signature has been taken from a typewritten letter (8 x 1.5 inches) to one of his daughters. Included are a few lines of text and his closing salutation, “Your Loving Father,” before Anson’s signature (“AC Anson”), which has been boldly scripted and grades “9/10.” The cut (8 x 1.5 inches) displays three extremely light vertical folds, one of which touches upon the signature, and is in Excellent condition. Included with the cut is a Hall of Fame black-and-white postcard of Anson that would be ideal for display with the signature example. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $1,410.00

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