Personal check, 8.25 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Ruth, “G. H. Ruth,” payable to S. J. Phillips & Co. for $206.40, February 14, 1944. Double-matted and framed with an exceptional oversized full-length portrait of Ruth taking a cut to an overall size of 20.5 x 26.5. Expected cancellation holes, light show-through from stamps on reverse, and Ruth’s signature a shade or two light but completely legible, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Grad/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.