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Morris R. Jeppson Signed Baseball Enola Gay – COA PSA/DNAGo Back
Morris R. Jeppson was a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. He served as assistant weaponeer on the Enola Gay, which dropped the first atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945.
Presented is an OML (Selig) baseball autographed by Morris R. Jeppson. He signed it on a side panel in blue ballpoint pen (“9”) with the inscription, “Weapon Test Officer – Enola Gay Mission – Aug. 6, 1945 – Hiroshima, Japan.”
Authentication: PSA/DNA Cert & Sticker
This ball is from one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of autographed baseballs in the world. Altogether they were easily displayable in custom shelf form and alphabetically displayed nonetheless. The choice of medium was visually easy for the encyclopedic collector who put these together. It took several decades to amass these rare autographs of the most prominent entertainers, historical figures, and sports players. It proved quite difficult to acquire autographs of non-ballplayers on such an odd object (a baseball) but diligence proved otherwise and that it’s possible. So, now with the collection complete and his shelves empty there’s only one thing left to do….bid on this item and start the challenge to see how far you can take it.