RICKARD, TEX INK SIGNATURE (1924-PSA/DNA PRE CERTIFIED)

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George Lewis "Tex" Rickard (January 2, 1870 – January 6, 1929) was an American boxing promoter, founder of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL), and builder of the third incarnation of Madison Square Garden in New York City. During the 1920s, Tex Rickard was the leading promoter of the day, and he has been compared to P. T. Barnum and Don King. Sports journalist Frank Deford has written that Rickard "first recognized the potential of the star system."[1] Rickard also operated several saloons, hotels, and casinos, all named Northern and located in Alaska, Nevada, and Canada. Offered here is an original ink signature of Tex Rickard which he dated February 16, 1924. Pre certified by PSA/DNA.
This is an original, fountain pen, ink signature, "Tex Rickard New York City Feb 16th 1924." On a heavy stock white card. Mount marks on reverse. Front is clean. Not creased or torn. 2 1/2" x 4." Pre certified by PSA/DNA.

Size: 2 1/2 x 4

Condition: very good