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Listing Number: 132478648 Babe Ruth Signed 1948 Cincinnati Red’s 24 Signature Baseball (One of Babe Ruth’s Last Signed Baseballs)

The Babe signed this ball at a Spring Training game for a Reds fan in 1948. He was rarely seen in public after this and sadly passed away a few months later. This baseball was one of the last ones Ruth signed in his great career. Also included on this ball is the following signatures: Ken Holcombe, Grady Hatton, Ewell Blackwell, Ted Kluszewski, Ray Mueller, Augie Galan, Harry Gumbert, Ken Raffensberger, & Johnny Neunn. This ball comes complete with a full PSA letter of authenticity.


Listing Number: 131917334 Hall of Fame Autographed Baseball with 16 signatures (JSA LOA)

This official MLB baseball was autographed by 16 Hall of Fame players. Each signature is inscribed with HOF and the year of their induction. Players include Al Kaline, Phil Rizzuto, Warren Spahn, Monte Irvin, Lou Boudreau, George Kell, Robin Roberts, Steve Carlton, Gaylord Perry, Enos Slaughter, Jim Palmer, Harmon Killebrew, Bob Feller, Rollie Fingers, Ralph Kiner and Fergie Jenkins. Full letter of Authenticity by JSA is included.

Listing Number: 132478646 500th HR Multi-Signed Baseball

Multi-signed 500th homerun ball signed by nine players from the 500 HR Club: Hank Aaron, Willie McCovey, Willie Mays, Ernie Banks, Frank Robinson, Mike Schmidt, Harmon Killebrew, Reggie Jackson, and Eddie Matthews. This baseball comes complete with a full PSA Letter of Authenticity.

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Listing Number: 132478647 Babe Ruth Single Signed Spalding Junior League Baseball

Circa 1927 “Babe Ruth” Single Signed Baseball. Note the quotation marks around George Herman’s famous nickname proving this is no post-career single. Ruth dropped the punctuation around 1928 so there’s no question but that this is pure Murderer’s Row era vintage and rates a conservative 6/10. This ball comes complete with a full PSA Letter of Authenticity.


Listing Number: 130399023 d1992 “The Riffleman” Signed Chuck Connors Official NL Baseball

Listing Number: 128780330 Mickey Mantle Signed MLB Baseball with “HOF 1974” Inscription (JSA)

Listing Number: 132499214 Rube Marquard Single Signed Baseball

Listing Number: 132499220 Vintage Hall of Fame 14 Signature Baseball

A Chuck Connor’s autographed official Bart Giamatti NL baseball is JSA Authenticated. Chuck was a true triple threat. A star Riffleman,” played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, the Chicago Cubs and was an original member of the Boston Celtics in 1946. He was also drafted by the NFL’s Chicago Bears. He is one of only 12 athletes in the history of American professional sports to have played for both the MLB and the NBA. He is also credited as the first professional basketball player to break a backboard during warm-ups in the first-ever Boston Celtics game on November 5, 1946, at Boston Arena.

From 1951, when he hit .267 as a 19-year-old Yankees rookie from Oklahoma through 1968, when he belted the last of his 536 career home runs, Mickey Mantle captured the imagination of a generation. A threetime Most Valuable Player, Mantle won the Triple Crown in 1956 with a .353 BA, 52 HR and 130 RBI. Despite being plagued by injuries, he hit over .300 10 times and played in 12 World Series for a team that won seven World Championships during his career. Mantle is considered by many to be the best switch hitter to ever play the game. This item comes complete with JSA Certification.

This ball signed by the 1950 HOFer, Rube Marquard, is rare, and very valuable. VERY reasonable reserve set for this highly desirebale collectible. Richard William “Rube” Marquard was a pitcher in Major League Baseball in the 1910s and early 1920s. He achieved his greatest success with the New York Giants. He retired in 1925 with a record of 201-177 and a 3.08 ERA; his 1593 strikeouts, at the time, ranked 3rd in major league history among left-handers. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971. Per the JSA LOA, the ball has been restiched, which was a practice used for those athletes striken with writing challenges (i.e. Roy Campanella).

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Vintage Hall of Fame baseball with 14 signatures. This Official National League-Feeney baseball is nicely toned and neatly shellacked, keeping the signatures and condition excellent. Ball is signed by players from the early 1900’s and future Hall of Famers. Signatures can be found: Sweetspot: Edd Roush (HOF 62) North Panel: Warren Spahn (HOF 73), Stan Musial (HOF 69) South Panel: Sam Rice (HOF 63), Rube Marquard (HOF 71), Lloyd Waner (HOF 67), Stan Coveleski (HOF 69), Yogi Berra (HOF 72) East Panel: George Kelly (HOF 73) West Panel: Bill Terry (HOF 54), Joe Cronin (HOF 56), Bowie Kuhn (HOF 08), Danny Murtaugh and Warren Giles (HOF 79).

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Listing Number: 131917352 Ted Williams Autographed Baseball (JSA LOA)

Listing Number: 132499218 Ted Williams “Happy Holidays” Inscribed Baseball

Listing Number: 132499217 Vintage 17 Signature HOF Feeney Baseball

Listing Number: 132499222 1971 NY Yankees Team Signed Baseball with Munson Signature (JSA)

Ted Williams (1918-2002) is one of the greatest hitters in MLB history with 521 home runs, a .344 batting average, 19 All-Star selections, two Triple Crowns, 2 MVPs and is the last player to bat .400. This official MLB baseball was autographed by Ted Williams. Full Letter of Authenticity from JSA is included.

This is an original Bobby Brown President Official American League Baseball, signed by Ted Williams with the coveted and ultra rare extra inscription “Happy Holidays.” The autograph is a gem mint and the ball has some toning, mostly on the sweet spot, but it is still highly valuable and quite rare as Ted almost never signed any extra inscriptions on baseballs. The autograph has been authenticated by PSA/DNA and comes with the original FULL PSA Letter of Authenticity a matching numbered PSA/DNA label affixed to the ball and the original Green Diamond Hologram affixed to the ball.

Stunning collection of 17 Hall of Famers grace this vintage Feeney ball from players who played in the early 1900’s to the mid-1900’s era. Signatures can be found: Burleigh Grimes (HOF 64); Edd Roush (HOF 62), Freddy Lindstrom (HOF 76), Red Ruffing (HOF 67), George Kelly (HOF 73), Bill Terry (HOF 54), Jocko Conlan (HOF 74), Monte Irvin (HOF 73), Ralph Kiner (HOF 75), Joe Cronin (HOF 56), Bob Feller (HOF 62), Lloyd Waner (HOF 67), Judy Johnson (HOF 75), Buck Leonard (HOF 72), Stan Coveleski, Earle Combs and Ted Williams.

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It’s very rare that you find Thurman Munson on a ball, let alone a team signed ball from the 1971 New York Yankees. This early 1970’s ball has been shellacked, which preserved some autographs well, and others not so. The Thurman Munson signature stands out nicely. Signatures can be found: Mel Stottlemyre, Fritz Peterson, Bobby Murcer(ch), Steve Kline, Horace Clark, Jake Gibbs, Ron Swoboda(ch), Mike Kekich, Jim Lyttle South Panel: Jim Hardin, Thurman Munson, Frank Baker, Roy White, Ron Bloomberg, Tony Kubek, Al Closter, Lindy McDaniel, Jack Aker, Roger Hambright, Stan Bahnsen, Dan Cater, Felipe Alou, Gene Michael and Ron Hansen.

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Listing Number: 131917326 Whitey Ford “Chairman of the Board” Autographed and Inscribed Baseball (JSA LOA)

Listing Number: 130586036 Bill Clinton Autographed Book “The Giving” (JSA Letter of Authenticity)

During the administration of William Jefferson Clinton, the U.S. enjoyed more peace and economic well being than at any time in its history. He was the first Democratic president since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second term. He could point to the lowest unemployment rate in modern times, the lowest inflation in 30 years, the highest home ownership in the country’s history, dropping crime rates in many places, and reduced welfare rolls. This hand-signed book Bill Clinton comes complete with a full JSA Letter of Authenticity.

Whitey Ford pitched his entire 18 year Hall of Fame Career for the New York Yankees. Ford was named to 10 All-Star Teams, won 6 World Series, won the 1961 Cy Young Award and World Series MVP Award and his #16 is retired by the Yankees. This official MLB baseball is autographed by Whitey Ford with a very rare “Chairman of the Board” inscription which he refuses to sign at public autograph sessions. Full Letter of Authenticity from JSA.

Listing Number: 129092981 Babe Ruth HR Chit Framed Collage with Signatures of Jack Warhop, Willis Hudlin and Guy Bush

This rare collectors item celebrates three milestones from Ruth’s larger than life career. The first signature is of Jack Warhop. Babe Ruth becomes the first player ever to hit 500 HR’s. The second signature is of Cleveland Indians pitcher Willis Hudlin . Ruth slams his 500th HR off Hudlin. The third signature is of Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gary Bush. In Ruth’s last game the Babe collects 4 hits including 3HR’s and 6RBI’s! He hits his last 2 HR’s (713 & 714) off Guy Bush. Coincidentally Ruth bookends his first two HR’s off Jack Warhop and his last two HR’s off Guy Bush. All signatures come complete with JSA Letter of Authentication.

Listing Number: 132596382 Red Auerbach Signed with Cousy 16x20 Framed Photo (Real Deal Auth)

Red Auerbach has hand-signed this black and white 16x20 framed photograph of him and Bob Cousy in silver ink. A Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity is included.

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Casey Stengel: 8x World Series Champion, 1905 Career Managerial Wins, 1966 HOF

Earle Combs: New York Yankees (1924-1935), 3x World Series Champ, 1970 HOF

Listing Number: 131917308 Earle Combs Autographed Framed Plaque

Listing Number: 131917296 Casey Stengel Autographed Framed Plaque

Earle Combs (1899-1976) was a Hall of Fame center fielder for the NY Yankees from 1924-1935 and a member of “Murderer’s Row.” This plaque features an autographed 3x5 card by Earle Combs framed and mounted with a photograph. This piece is authenticated by JSA.

Casey Stengel (1890-1975) had a 50 year baseball career as a player and manager. He won a World Series as a player in 1922 and 7 more as manager of the New York Yankees. His #37 is retired by both the Yankees and the Mets and he is the only person in history to wear all 4 New York uniforms on the field (Brooklyn, Giants, Yankees and Mets). This plaque features a 3x5 card autographed by Casey Stengel framed and mounted with a photograph. This piece is authenticated by JSA.

Lefty Grove: 2x World Series Champion, 6x All Star, 1931 AL MVP, 1947 HOF

Rube Marquard: Three 20+ Win Seasons, 4/15/15 No Hitter, 201 W, 1593 K’s, 1971 HOF

Listing Number: 131917343 Lefty Grove Autographed 3x5 Framed 8x10 Photo Plaque

Listing Number: 131917292 Rube Marquard Autographed Framed Plaque Rube Marquard (1886-1980) was a Hall of Fame pitcher for the New York Giants and Brooklyn who led his teams to 5 NL Pennants and currently shares a record for most consecutive wins in a season with 19. This plaque features an autograph 3x5 card featuring a bold and beautiful autograph by Rube Marquard framed and mounted with a photograph. This piece is authenticated by JSA.

Lefty Grove (1900-1975) was one of the greatest pitchers ever. The Hall of Fame player from the Philadelphia A’s and Boston Red Sox posted a 300-141 win loss record with a 3.06 era, won the 1931 AL MVP, won back to back World Series titles in 1929 and 1930 and was named to the MLB All Century Team. This plaque features a 3x5 card autographed by Lefty Grove. It is framed and mounted with a picture of Grove and authenticated by JSA.

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Listing Number: 131917348 Lefty Gomez Autographed and Framed 8x10

Listing Number: 131237194 Don Drysdale Signed Hand in Glove Framed 8x10 Photo

Lefty Gomez (1908-89) a Hall of Fame pitcher for the New York Yankees. During his 14 year career, Gomez appeared on 7 All-Star Teams, won 5 World Series rings and twice won the pitching triple crown. This framed and matted photograph is autographed by Lefty Gomez and authenticated by JSA.

Don Drysdale, the Hall of Fame pitcher hand-signed this color 8x10 framed photo. This item comes complete with PSA/DNA Certification.

Listing Number: 131237189 Ted Williams and Harmon Killebrew Dual Signed 8x10 Framed Photo

Listing Number: 131237187 Willie Mays and Duke Snider Dual Signed 8x10 Framed Photo

Two of the greatest power hitters in the history of baseball have signed this superb photo! This item comes complete with PSA/DNA Certification.

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The centerfielder tandem that dominated the Giants/Dodgers rivalry in the 1950’s have both signed this fantastic photo. This item comes complete with PSA/DNA Certification.

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Listing Number: 132118514 Mickey Mantle and Stan Musial Dual Signed “Pose with Bats” 8x10 Framed Photo (PSA/ DNA)

Two baseball legends, Mickey Mantle and Stan Musial have signed this perfect picture for any collection. This item comes complete with PSA/ DNA Certification.

Listing Number: 131237190 Stan Musial and Duke Snider Dual Signed 8x10 Framed Photo

A pair of Hall of Famers have signed this shot together. This item comes complete with PSA/DNA Certification.

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“You’ve got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?

Listing Number: 131237197 Hank Aaron, Eddie Mathews and Joe Adcock Triple Signed 8x10 Framed Photo

Listing Number: 130586041 “Dirty Harry” Signed 11x14 Clint Eastwood Custom Framed Photo

The Milwaukee Braves had a lot of pop in their lineup in the 60’s and 50’s with these three sluggers. This item comes complete with PSA/ DNA Certification.

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This hand-signed photo features Clint Eastwood in his famous role as “Dirty Harry.” This 11x14 framed photo comes complete with a JSA Certificate of Authenticity.

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Listing Number: 131917324 Wellington Mara Autographed 8x10 Framed Photo (PSA/DNA)

Listing Number: 131237188 Bill Dickey Signed 8x10 Framed Photo

Listing Number: 131237191 Don Drysdale Signed “Posing in Stadium” 8x10 Framed Photo

Listing Number: 132596383 Joe Paterno Signed “Walking on Sideline” 8x10 Framed Photo (PSA/DNA)

Bill Dickey anchored the catcher position for the New York Yankees during their dynasty years in the first half of the 20th century. This item comes complete with PSA/DNA Certification.

Wellington Mara (1916-2005) was the iconic owner of the New York Giants from 1959 until his passing in 2005. Mara was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997 for his contributions to the sport. This framed and matted magazine page is autographed by Wellington Mara. PSA/DNA Authentication and Certificate included.

Don Drysdale’s pitching was electric out on the West Coast in the 1960’s. This item comes complete with PSA/DNA Certification.

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Joseph Vincent “Joe” Paterno is the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, a position he has held since 1966. Paterno, nicknamed “JoePa,” holds the record for the most victories by an FBS football coach, and has coached more bowl game wins than any other coach in college football history. Paterno has led the Lions to 2 National Championships in 1982 and 1986. Following the 1986 championship season, Paterno was the first college football coach named “Sportsman of the Year” by Sports Illustrated magazine. This 8x10 photograph was hand-signed by Joe Paterno. A JSA/DNA Certification is included.

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Listing Number: 133913614 Babe Ruth Double Signed Check 11x14 Collage with Hinged Frame

George Herman Ruth, Jr. (February 6, 1895 - August 16, 1948,) best known as “Babe” Ruth and nicknamed “the Bambino” and “the Sultan of Swat,” was an American Major League baseball player from 1914-1935. This unique piece offers you the chance to be the proud owner of not just one, but two Babe Ruth signatures! The check was signed by Ruth on the front, as well as being endorsed on the back. The frame allows for a hinged window to show both sides of the check. Enjoy owning a critical part of baseball history! Comes complete with a PSA/DNA Authentication.


Listing Number: 131449950 Mickey Mantle, Moose Skowron and Zell Miller Triple Signed 8x10 Framed “Golf Shot”

Listing Number: 131237192 Don Drysdale Signed “Throwing” 8x10 Framed Photo

Mickey Mantle defined a generation of Yankees baseball. He played his entire 18-year career with the New York Yanks, roaming the most famous piece of real estate in sports. A 3-time American League MVP, Mantle helped the Yankees win 7 World Series Titles and appeared on 20 All-Star teams. Inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1974, Mantle’s legacy includes 536 career home runs and 2,415 career hits, good for fourth place on the Yankees All-Time Career Hits list. Mickey Mantle has autographed this 8x10 photograph of him golfing with other former players, including Moose Skowron who has also signed this photo. A Steiner Sports COA is included.

Think you have what it takes to stare down a Don Drysdale fastball? Bid on this piece and find out! Don Drysdale’s pitching was electric out on the West Coast in the 1960’s. This item comes complete with PSA/ DNA Certification.

Listing Number: 131449958 Joe DiMaggio, Ralph Kiner and Ted Williams Triple Signed 8x10 Framed Photo (PSA/DNA)

Ted Williams was one of Major League Baseball’s best hitters ever. Ralph Kiner made his Major League Baseball debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 16, 1946, and never looked back. Joe DiMaggio was known to millions as “Joltin’ Joe” or the “Yankee Clipper,” but more to the point he was one of the best players to ever grace the game of baseball. Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio and Ralph Kiner have each hand-signed this 8x10 photograph, which comes complete with a full PSA/DNA Letter of Authenticity.

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Listing Number: 132787668 Babe Ruth Autographed Baseball Signed on the Sweet Spot (Good, Clear Signature) (JSA)

Listing Number: 132787661 Ted Williams Signed Baseball (Green Diamond COA)

This is Mecca of all Baseballs! Babe Ruth signed baseball on the sweet spot. This baseball has a clearly visible Babe Ruth signature on the sweet spot. The baseball has discolored over the years and the signatures have lightened up. But without a doubt there is a good clear Babe Ruth signature. Also on this baseball are 18 various signatures from the New York Giants of 1936. Some of the key names included are Carl Hubbell, Travis Jackson, Waite Hoyt, Fred Fritz-Simmons. The signature are a 1-2 on a 1-10 scale. The very important signature of Babe Ruth is a solid 3-4 strength. Signed in original black fountain pen. Don’t pass this opportunity up. This is a legendary collectible. Ball comes with a Full Letter from JSA This baseball is extremely uncommon. Just to own a Vintage Baseball from this time frame is something that is spectacular. Do your homework and make sure you bid on this auction.

Ted Williams is arguably the greatest player to ever put on a Red Sox uniform. Williams owns a lifetime .344 batting average, 521 Home Runs, and 1839 RBIs. Williams was the last player to hit above .400 in a season (.406 in 1941) Boston Red Sox. Williams spent 21 seasons in left field for the Red Sox, putting together a Hall of Fame career. This Upper Deck signed Ted Williams Baseball is a must have for any collection. “10 Quality Signature” ball is free of any toning! Comes with a Green Diamond COA. (Ted Williams product was distributed through Green Diamond, before they moved to his own company Ted Williams CO. Stunning Ted Williams Baseball

Listing Number: 132787672 Mickey Mantle Autographed Baseball (Hand Painted 1953 Topps Portrait)

Listing Number: 132787662 Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio and Don Drysdale Triple Signed Baseball (Vintage)

This is the Mecca of Mickey Mantle autographed baseballs. Recently, this ball was hand painted by one of the most up and coming sports artists Chris Ross. He has painted the portrait of Mickey Mantle of his 1953 Topps Baseball card on the side panel of this perfectly signed Mickey Mantle Baseball. A 5 hour process to paint this baseball with the detail that is in this image. Cannot be bought in store, shows, or on the internet. Baseball comes with a full letter from JSA.

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Triple Signed New York legends baseball featuring Mickey Mantle, Joe Dimaggio and Don Drysdale signatures. Mickey Mantle signed on the sweet spot along with Drysdale on the side panel and Joe DiMaggio on the other panel. Above Joe it says to “Eddie, Best Wishes...” This is a knockout of a baseball. The vintage Mantle signature on the sweet spot is such a premium signature. It is very hard to find a clean signature of Mickey on a Vintage Baseball on the sweet spot. Signature and ball rate a 6-7 overall. Comes with a Full Letter from PSA/DNA

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Listing Number: 132787675 Lou Gehrig (Iron Horse) and Joe DiMaggio Signed Baseball

Listing Number: 132787669 500 Home Run Club Baseball - 11 Signatures

Modern day 500 Home Run Club Members autographed baseball. 11 signatures include: Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Frank Robinson, Harmon Killebrew, Reggie Jackson, Mike Schmidt, Mickey Mantle (Dec), Ernie Banks, Eddie Mathews (Dec), Willie McCovey, Ted Williams (Dec). This legendary baseball has great signatures and enough room to add the current guys. A brilliant high end collectible that can be left as is, or built upon to add others. Eitherway, it is a masterpiece! Comes with a Full Letter from James Spence Authentication.

1930’s style Nyasco Baseball has been hand-signed by Lou Gehrig and Joe DiMaggio (twice). This baseball has discolored over the years and has turn brown. Lou Gehrig’s signature is faint, but clearly readable. Joe DiMaggio’s vintage signature is on the side panel. Also included on this ball is Lefty Gomez, Tony Lazzeri, Frank Crosetti, O. Melilo. All early 1900’s Yankee players. The ball was most likely signed at the ball park back in the 30’s. This is a low grade copy that can be affordable for the average collector. Ball comes with a Full Letter from JSA. (No clubhouse signatures on ball)

Listing Number: 132787682 1953 New York Yankees Team Signed Ball with (29) Signatures

Listing Number: 132787685 Harvey Haddix Hand-signed Stat Baseball

Harvey Haddix played with the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Redlegs, Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles. This baseball is a complete stats ball of one of his pitching starts on June 15th, 1960. Harvey’s wife after each victory would complete an entire statistics baseball by hand of every detail that occurred during this game. This in all likelyhood was a game-used baseball that Harvey brought home from the game. The baseball is in brilliant shape based on the age. Although there is no paperwork to support this, it is easy to believe that this is original. See the pictures for the wonderful details.

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This 1953 team signed baseball includes 29 signatures: Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Allie Reynollds, Ed Ford, Yogi Berra, Phil Rizzuto, Johnny Mize, Gil McDougal, Hank Bauer, and many more! This a premium ball due to the fact that there is no club house signatures. The ball overall is in decent condition. There is some mild scuffing that occurs randomly though the ball. The Mantle signature has some scuffing in the “Mickey” part. The baseball has age and turned dark. The auction LOA states that most likely this was a game-used ball. Early Mickey Mantle Signature! COA from James Spence Authentication.

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