Early 1950s Autograph Book (53 Sigs) with DiMaggio & Combs 
Lot Number 446
 
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Description

Presented is a staple of early autograph seekers, a 5x6 autograph album with fifty-three signatures throughout. The book and pages are in fine condition with only a few pages missing. Included signatures are Joe DiMaggio (d.1999, 9) on the same page with brother Dom, Birdie Tebbetts (d.1999), Bob Doerr, Bob Lemon (d.2000), Al Papai (d.1995), Earl Johnson (d.1994), Mel Parnell, Earle Combs (d.1976, 9), Johnny Pesky, Ellis Kinder (d.1968, 8), Vern Stephens (d.1968, 10), Al Zarilla (d.1996), Luke Appling (d.1991, 7, pencil), Gus Zernial, Johnny Mize (d.1993, 7), Casey Stengel (d.1975, 8), Jack Jensen (d.1982, 8), Hank Bauer, Charlie Silvera, Bill Dickey (d.1993, 8), Tom Henrich, Mel Allen (d.1996), Joe Collins (d. 1989), Ed Lopat (d.1992), Joe Haynes (d.1967, 9), Bobby Brown, Gene Woodling (d.2001) and Ned Garver. The Stengel, Mize, Dickey, Doerr, Lemon, Pesky, Kinder, Stephens and Henrich display as single cuts. The grades of the remaining signatures range from (7) to (10) with most in the upper echelon. There are a dozen signatures in pencil with the rest signed in ink. COA from James Spence Authentications. 
 
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