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Hall of Fame Signature Collection (59)
Starting Bid - $200.00 , Sold For - $2,350.00
This large Hall of Fame autograph collection is comprised of fifty-nine signed items, representing forty-five different players. The majority of the signatures have been scripted on 3 x 5-inch cards, but also included are a few photos, cuts, and other items. Unless otherwise noted, the signatures (penned in a variety of inks) all grade “9” or “10” and the respective items are in Excellent condition or better. The number of examples for each player (if more than one), in each respective category, is listed in parentheses. 1) Forty-one 3 x 5-inch Cards: Alston, Appling (2), Averill, Bell, Bench, Boudreau, Chandler, Dickey, Drysdale, Frisch, Gehringer (Vg), Gomez, Greenberg, Grove, Hoyt (2), Hubbell (2), T. Jackson (2), J. Johnson, Kiner, Koufax, Lindstrom, Lopez, Marquard (2), McCarthy (2), Medwick, Mize, Rice, Roush, Sewell, Sisler (Vg), Slaughter (2), Stengel, Weaver, and Wynn (Vg). 2) Seven 8 x 10-inch Photos: (either color or black-and-white, all are non-vintage prints): Dickey (2), DiMaggio (Vg, with a tack hole in each corner), Drysdale, Durocher, Gomez & Hubbell (together on the same photo), and Hunter. 3) Nine Cuts: Alexander (tape residue touches upon each end of the signature), Banks, Berra, Collins, DiMaggio, G. Kelly, Marquard, J. Robinson (matted with an 8 x 10-inch non-vintage photo of Robinson), and Wheat (affixed to an 8 x 10-inch non-vintage photo of Robinson). 4) Two Miscellaneous: Lou Boudreau (on a 7.25 x 5.25-inch cut magazine photo, Vg), and Ted Williams (on a 3.5 x 4.75-inch color photo). This is a great HOF starter collection, with many highlight signatures. The SMR value of the forty-one 3 x 5-inch cards alone is $1,217. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $2,350.00
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