Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Negro League Stamp Replicas Disappear During Banquet reports two over-sized replicas of the newly unveiled Negro League commemorative postage stamps disappeared Friday night from the Sheraton in Birmingham, Alabama during a banquet honoring former Negro League players.

 Gary Crawford, who runs the website is quoted as saying that more than 25 former Negro League players had signed the replicas.

"It's extremely historically significant to have all these signatures in one place. They're one of a kind," Crawford said in the piece by Jeremy Gray of the Birmingham News.

To read the entire article, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM