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1922 letter written by organized crime figure Arnold Rothstein, widely believed to have conspired to fix the 1919 World Series. Though Rothstein was never indicted or even charged with any crimes, he was a noted gambler and criminal who was murdered in 1928, in retaliation for his refusal to pay a large gambling debt.

This letter was sent by Rothstein to his business partner A.K. Libman, a letter that accompanied a check for $79.32.  On Rothstein's business letterhead, the letter does exhibit mild creasing where it has been folded, the right lower corner having been torn or trimmed away.  Rothstein's signature, however, is in outstanding condition, applied in black ink under the salutation.  An exceptional, historically significant signature.  LOA from Steve Grad at Beckett Authentication.

1922 Arnold Rothstein Signed Letter (Beckett)1922 Arnold Rothstein Signed Letter (Beckett)
1922 Arnold Rothstein Signed Letter (Beckett)
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Auction closed on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
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