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Joe DiMaggio Signed Photographs (6)
Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,292.50
Collection of six nearly identical color photographs, each flawlessly signed by Joe DiMaggio in blue Sharpie ("10"). All of the photos capture DiMaggio posing next to his 56-game hitting streak display at the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1988. Five of the photos are identical, while the sixth, taken at the same time, captures DiMaggio in a slightly different pose. The highlight of the group is a 16 x 20-inch photo that has been personalized to Barry Halper and reads "To my friend Barry - The best of everything to you! - Joe DiMaggio - 2/5/88." The photo is in Near Mint condition and has been matted and framed to total dimensions of 21 x 25 inches. Accompanying the large photo are four identical smaller 8. 5 x 11-inch photos, each signed "Best Wishes Joe DiMaggio." The final photo, which has an image which is a slight variation of the other photos, measures 8 x 10 inches and is also signed "Best Wishes Joe DiMaggio." All of the five smaller photos are also in Near Mint condition. The photos are accompanied by an unsigned 8 x 10-inch photo of DiMaggio and Barry Halper posing together in front of the 56 game hitting streak display. From the Barry Halper Collection. Total six signed photos (four 8.5 x 11-inch photos, one 8 x 10-inch photo and one framed large-format 16 x 20-inch photo). LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $500. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $1,292.50
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