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Eddie Collins Signed Autograph Album Page

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $470

Album sheet, removed from the legendary autograph album compiled by Dr. John O'Meara in the 1930s, signed by Hall of Fame second baseman Eddie Collins. (The original near-complete album is also offered in this auction; please see the lot description for full details.) The signature has been flawlessly scripted in blue fountain pen and grades ‘10.’ Collins was one of the greatest second baseman of his era and retired after twenty-five seasons in 1930 with a .333 lifetime average. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1939. The page (5.5 x 4.5 inches) has been neatly removed from the original album and is in Near Mint condition. Encapsulated by Beckett Grading Services in conjunction with James Spence Authentication. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $300+. SOLD FOR $470

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