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    ROBERTO CLEMENTE AUTOGRAPH. Perhaps the most revered autograph in the post-war era. Clemente’s signature evolved over the years, and those he scribed early in his career were legible, if a bit awkward. In his later years, it lost much of its legibility, but rather projected the superstar with a brooding self-assurance -- the declaration of his identity became the art of a master. We can’t discern the individual characters, but the flowing grace of that renowned figure is unmistakeable. The medium here is uncertain, but it’s made of quality stock, and appears to be a stadium issue. At 5 1/2" x 4", it has mild damage at the top (just above the hat) and bottom borders. Obviously signed in the early 1970’s, this Clemente autograph ("9") is a magnificent rendering. LOA Spence and Grad/DNA. (# This item may require additional shipping charges).

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    December, 2003
    9th Tuesday
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