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Circa 1910s Walter Johnson Real Photo Postcard (Birthplace & Boyhood Home) SGC 30—Only Graded

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The Humboldt, Kansas birthplace and boyhood home of Walter Johnson is pictured on this circa 1910s real postcard. Graded 30 Good 2 by SGC, the uncirculated correspondence piece is the only such example to have been judged by the grading service. The sepia-toned image depicts the farmhouse in which the “Big Train” honed his craft along with an image of the youthful hurler and a facsimile autograph. Slight surface creasing along with perimeter notching accounts for the technical assessment.

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