19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
TY COBB HANDWRITTEN LETTER
Two-page handwritten letter dated May 21st, 1960 on Tyrus R. Cobb stationary from Hall of Famer Ty Cobb (1886-1961) to a caregiver, giving an update as to his health, affairs and travel plans. Cobb writes Truly need settling down away from what I get here, to Tahoe where its quiet, boat rides, and easy temps in my place there on Lake which I like so much…to Tahoe, top talent entertainers, out for dinner, glorious surroundings…then to plan for Cooperstown…and Olympic Games trip to Rome. Signed Ty Cobb in green ink.
7 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.
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