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    WILLIAMS AND MANTLE AUTOGRAPHED GATEWAYS. Among the hobby’s most popular First Day Covers are those produced by Gateway. Their splendid cachets and timely commemoratives lead that industry. Here offered are two such, celebrating the foremost superstars of the post-war era. Both of these covers are above reproach as are their cachets. And both have been magnificently autographed in black ballpoint. Equally, these autographs are distinct, clean and responsibly placed -- qualitatively "10". The Williams piece is dated "Sep 28 1981" in recognition of the 40th anniversary of his 1941 season mark of.406. Mantle’s is dated "Jun 12 1979" to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Hall of Fame. Even immortals of this magnitude curried respect for the institution of First Day Covers and, as one should expect, they were conscientious in their signing. LOA Spence and Grad/DNA. (# This item may require additional shipping charges).

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    December, 2003
    9th Tuesday
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