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June 12, 1939 Postmarked Hall of Fame Photographic First Day Covers (12) - Including Babe Ruth (2), Ty Cobb and Christy Mathewson

Lot Number 533

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Credited to influential FDC producer Walter Crosby, whose trademark style featured real photos and raised lettering, and who was inducted into the Universal Ship Cancellation Society Hall of Fame in 1996. All are postmarked 6/12/1939 from Cooperstown's famously star-studded centennial celebration. EX overall with nice glossy mini-photos (1" x 1-1/4") on the elegant covers (6-1/2" x 3-5/8"). Includes: Ruth (2), Cobb, Mathewson, McGraw, Baker/Meusel, Cartwright, Doubleday (2 - one apparently signed by Ray Kroc), Doubleday Field, HOF and Doubleday First Base Ball.

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