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Mantle Signature Oddity -- Multiple examples all "To Donald?"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bookslinger Feb 5. 2 Replies

Hello all,I'm a bookseller who popped on here once a few years back with another Mantle signature that you all thankfully helped me pin down, and now I'm back with another, though this time with a…Continue

Second Opinions on Mickey Mantle Signature?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bookslinger Jul 12, 2017. 5 Replies

I work for a used and rare bookstore, and would love some second opinions from more seasoned eyes on a Mantle signature in a copy of My Favorite Summer. Usually I'm pretty confident with our ability…Continue

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Bookslinger replied to Bookslinger's discussion Mantle Signature Oddity -- Multiple examples all "To Donald?"
"Ah yeah, thanks. My brain had it right but my fingers went wrong anyway. "
Feb 5
Steve replied to Bookslinger's discussion Mantle Signature Oddity -- Multiple examples all "To Donald?"
"Not positive on the Mantle, but the other signature is Johnny Mize, not Wise."
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Mantle Signature Oddity -- Multiple examples all "To Donald?"

Hello all,I'm a bookseller who popped on here once a few years back with another Mantle signature that you all thankfully helped me pin down, and now I'm back with another, though this time with a weird side-observation. Here is a photo from our copy of The Mickey Mantle Story, with an additional signature by Johnny Wise. The Mantle signature looks pretty good to me compared to others from that period. Our store's former owner got it at a local auction years ago, but didn't remember any…See More
Feb 5

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What brings you to Autograph Live?
I work with rare books and occasionally could use a second opinion with signatures of uncertain provenance.
Who can we thank for telling you about Autograph Live?
Google
What do you collect, or want to collect?
Books/Literature, SciFi, Horror
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
I am a rare book seller, so enjoy vicarious temporary ownership of many things while trying not to dangerously keep much for myself.
What is your level of expertise?
Professional
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
Signed First UK Edition of Tom Baker's autobiography.
Why do you collect?
I try not to (as above).
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
Having the seventh Shakespeare signature would be neat.

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