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Lot 81

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Lot Number: 81

Description: c.1918 Christy Mathewson "Christy" autographed postcard with lengthy handwritten note (PSA/DNA NM-MT 8). Photographic postcard showing the scene as civilians line a street to watch the French Army march into Metz during World War I. A handwritten note on the back reads, "The French Army of occupation marching into Metz, one of the most strongly fortified cities in the world. The American flag shown in the picture was hastily made and had 8 stars sewed on one side, Christy." The handwriting and signature have been graded NM-MT 8 by PSA. Hint of light toning and wear. Authenticated and encapsulated by PSA and includes certificate of provenance: EX/MT with PSA NM-MT 8 signature

Estimated Price Range: ($5,000-$7,500)

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