RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts Featuring John F. Kennedy

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Opening with a section commemorating President John F. Kennedy's life and legacy, RR Auction's November Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale features a multitude of rare and remarkable pieces of the past. Boasting well over 1,100 items spanning all fields, some top auction items include JFK's personally-worn presidential suit; incredible letters from artists like Cezanne, Renoir, Dali, Monet, and Toulouse-Lautrec; and great signed Hollywood photographs of the Our Gang cast, the Marx Brothers, and Grace Kelly. Also featured is a section comprised of items belonging to the late Boston drummer Sib Hashian, which will culminate in a LIVE sale of headlining lots on November 7th. RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in historical autographs and artifacts. Join us as we make history selling history in November 2019.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Barney Dreyfuss1062 - Barney Dreyfuss
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Early baseball executive (1865–1932) who owned the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1900 until his death, often credited with the creation of the modern baseba
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Enzo Ferrari1063 - Enzo Ferrari
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TLS signed “Ferrari,” one page, 6.75 x 9.5, Scuderia Ferrari letterhead, no date. Letter to a professor, in part (translated): "I allow myself ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Duke Kahanamoku1064 - Duke Kahanamoku
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Hawaiian swimmer and actor (1890–1968) credited with spreading the sport of surfing. Scarce vintage 7.25 x 8.75 magazine photo of Duke Kahanamoku surf
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Joe Louis1066 - Joe Louis
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Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 full-length photo of Louis in his prime, signed in fountain pen as the heavyweight world champion, "Joe Louis, Dec ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Babe Ruth1067 - Babe Ruth
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Vintage matte-finish 5.75 x 3.75 photo of Babe Ruth standing with close friend and noted New York hotelier Charles W. Schwefel, signed boldly in fount
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Joe Louis and Max Schmeling1068 - Joe Louis and Max Schmeling
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Color limited edition 22 x 18 lithograph of a Bob Peak painting entitled 'Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling,' showing the two pugilists during the...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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John L. Sullivan1069 - John L. Sullivan
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Boxer known as the 'Boston Strong Boy' (1858-1918) recognized as the last heavyweight champion of bare-knuckle boxing under the London Prize...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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1914 B18 Baseball Felt Blankets1070 - 1914 B18 Baseball Felt Blankets
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Appealing group of fourteen 1914 B18 Baseball Felt Blankets, sewn to a larger green cloth. Includes: Chick Gandil, Bart Whaling, Jeff Sweeney, Hank Go
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Muhammad Ali1071 - Muhammad Ali
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Glossy 5 x 3.5 candid snapshot photo of Ali outdoors, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "To Gene & Brenda, Love, Muhammad Ali, 10-13-...
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Muhammad Ali1072 - Muhammad Ali
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Textured color 8.25 x 11.25 print depicting Ali as boxing's king, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To Mike, from Muhammad Ali,6-4-8...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Muhammad Ali1073 - Muhammad Ali
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Glossy 8 x 10 half-length photo of Ali wearing a suit with bow tie, signed and inscribed in black ballpoint, "To Juan, love, Muhammad Ali, 1–14...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Muhammad Ali1074 - Muhammad Ali
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Limited edition color 27.25 x 22 artist proof lithograph of a Muhammad Ali painting from 1979 entitled 'Under the Sun,' depicting a fighter ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier1075 - Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier
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Two vintage glossy 8 x 10 full-length photos of the heavyweight champs in their Everlast gear, individually signed and inscribed in felt tip, "...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Anderson Packers1076 - Anderson Packers
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Rare souvenir program guide and yearbook documenting the 1947-48 season of the Anderson Packers professional basketball team, 6 x 9, signed and inscri
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Eddie Arcaro1077 - Eddie Arcaro
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Color limited edition 22 x 18 lithograph of Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Arcaro from the Sports Illustrated 'Living Legends' series, numbered 3...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Roger Bannister1078 - Roger Bannister
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Vintage pearl-finish 3.5 x 5.5 full-length photo of Roger Bannister sprinting at the Empire Games in 1954, signed in blue fountain pen. In fine condit
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Baseball1079 - Baseball
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Group of 14 official Grenada first day covers, individually signed in blue ballpoint by stars and Hall of Famers, including: Stan Musial, Joe Morgan,
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Baseball1080 - Baseball
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Original circa 1927 color 36 x 48 motivational poster featuring a ballplayer at bat, with a large slogan, "Stalls Won't Win," with tex...
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Baseball1081 - Baseball
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Group of eight vintage ink signatures (all but one on clipped cards, affixed below portraits), including: Ban Johnson (clipped contract panel), Connie
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Larry Bird1082 - Larry Bird
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Larry Bird's team-issued Boston Celtics warmup jacket, signed on the front in green felt tip by Bird. The jacket has "Celtics" across ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jim Bottomley1083 - Jim Bottomley
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Vintage fountain pen signature, "Jim Bottomley,” on an off-white 4 x 2.5 card. Attractively matted and framed with a portrait to an overall siz...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Boxing1084 - Boxing
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Uncommon group lot of 16 items signed by former champion boxers, consisting mostly of glossy photos, including (majority inscribed): Joey Maxim, Karl
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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James J. Braddock1085 - James J. Braddock
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Postcard for the "Inn Braddock's Corner" restaurant in NYC, 3.5 x 5.5, featuring a full-length boxing portrait of the 'Cinderella ...
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Joe Brown1086 - Joe Brown
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Two items: a vintage glossy 3.5 x 5.5 photo of Brown in his Everlast gear, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Mr. & Mrs. Ken Browne,...
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Wilt Chamberlain1087 - Wilt Chamberlain
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Glossy 8 x 10.25 photo of the legendary NBA center, signed in black ballpoint by Wilt Chamberlain. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mickey Cochrane1088 - Mickey Cochrane
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Vintage fountain pen signature, "Gordon 'Mickey' Cochrane, Philadelphia 'Athletics,'” on an off-white 6 x 3.5 album page, dated...
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College Football Centennial1089 - College Football Centennial
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Large fabric banner from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, honoring the 100th anniversary of college football, measuring approximately 93
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jack Dempsey1090 - Jack Dempsey
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Two photos: a vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of Dempsey in a full-length pugilistic pose, signed and inscribed in bold fountain pen, "To Bill Nels...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jack Dempsey1091 - Jack Dempsey
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Vintage glossy 7.25 x 9.25 full-length photo of the heavyweight boxing champ in a pugilistic pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Lt...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Detroit Red Wings1092 - Detroit Red Wings
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Vintage glossy 8.5 x 10.25 cardstock photo of Detroit Red Wings captain Gordie Howe posing on the ice, signed in blue or black ballpoint by several me
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Joe DiMaggio1093 - Joe DiMaggio
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Color limited edition 22 x 18 lithograph of Yankees Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio at bat from the Sports Illustrated 'Living Legends' series, n...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Joe DiMaggio1094 - Joe DiMaggio
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Two photos: a glossy 8 x 10 photo of Joe DiMaggio wearing his Yankees uniform and signing a baseball, signed in black felt tip, "Best wishes, J...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Turk Edwards1095 - Turk Edwards
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Football Hall of Famer (1907-1973) who played for the Washington Redskins and then later served as the team's coach. Ink signature, "Turk E...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Gabriel 'Flash' Elorde1096 - Gabriel 'Flash' Elorde
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Filipino boxer (1935–1985) who became the first Asian inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Vintage glossy 5 x 8 photo of Elorde in a b
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Federal League Annual 1915 Pass1097 - Federal League Annual 1915 Pass
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Authenticated and encapsulated by PSA/DNA. In direct competition with the American and National Leagues, the Federal League was established in 1913 as
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Carlton Fisk and Pat Darcy1098 - Carlton Fisk and Pat Darcy
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Glossy 20 x 16 photo of Boston's Cartlon Fisk waving his home-run fair during the 12th inning of Game 6 of the 1975 World Series, signed in blue...
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Zora Folley1099 - Zora Folley
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Heavyweight boxer (1931–1972) known for his defensive game and punching ability, who was knocked out by Muhammad Ali in the 1967 heavyweight title bou
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Football: Running Backs1100 - Football: Running Backs
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Official Wilson NFL (Rozelle) football signed in black felt tip on the white panels by 18 Hall of Fame running backs, including: Jim Brown, Earl Campb
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Four Horsemen: Elmer Layden1101 - Four Horsemen: Elmer Layden
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TLS signed “Elmer,” one page, 8.5 x 11, University of Notre Dame letterhead, February 26, 1937. Letter to James F. Costin, the sports editor of the Ne
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ruby Goldstein1102 - Ruby Goldstein
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Jewish boxer and prize fight referee (1907–1984) who was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1994. Two items: a vintage glossy 8 x
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Golf1103 - Golf
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Collection of 17 FDCs with cachets honoring golf, individually signed in ink by legends of the sport, including: Tommy Aaron, Patty Berg, Julius Boros
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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George Halas1104 - George Halas
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Vintage fountain pen signature, "With best wishes from the Bears, George Halas,” on the reverse of a light gray 5.25 x 3.25 partial dinner menu...
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Hall of Fame Athletes1105 - Hall of Fame Athletes
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Four photos, glossy and matte-finish, ranging in size from 6.75 x 10 to 8.5 x 9.75, each signed in blue felt tip by the pictured Hall of Fame athlete:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Graham Hill1106 - Graham Hill
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Color 4.25 x 6 cardstock promo photo of the racing driver, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To Ken & Joyce, Best Wishes, Graham Hil...
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Gil Hodges1107 - Gil Hodges
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Two different original vintage glossy candid photos, 3.5 x 3.5 and 3.5 x 5, each signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Mary, Best Wishes, G...
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Bobby Hull1108 - Bobby Hull
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Original painting by Jim Bliss depicting Bobby Hull in his Chicago Black Hawks uniform, accomplished in acrylic and pencil on a heavyweight off-white
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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LeBron James1109 - LeBron James
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Sports Illustrated magazine from February 18, 2002, with front featuring LeBron James as a member of the St. Vincent–St. Mary High School basketball t
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Jack Johnson and Jess Willard1110 - Jack Johnson and Jess Willard
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Vintage thick cardboard advertising sign, 19.5 x 14.5, featuring an oversized matte-finish photo of Jess Williard knocking out then-champion Jack John
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Evel Knievel1111 - Evel Knievel
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Limited edition color glossy 8 x 10 photo of Evel Knievel wearing his iconic patriotic jumpsuit, numbered 190/275, signed in black felt tip. In very f
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Sandy Koufax, Nolan Ryan, and Bob Feller1112 - Sandy Koufax, Nolan Ryan, and Bob Feller
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Official Rawlings American League (Brown) baseball signed in blue ballpoint on the sweet spot by Nolan Ryan, on the upper panel by Sandy Koufax, and o
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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