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Hall of Fame Autographed Collection (103 Items, 149 HOF signatures, 52 Different HOFers)
Starting Bid - $1,000.00 , Sold For - $3,525.00
Offered here is an enormous Hall of Fame autographed collection of 103 items. This assemblage consists of 149 Hall of Fame signatures, representing 52 different players, including nine Ted Williams signatures. The collection is comprised of signed baseballs, photos, Perez-Steele "Great Moments" cards, art prints, postcards, and a few miscellaneous items. This is a diverse and substantial collection of quality pieces, and one that offers outstanding "break" value, or could all alone serve as the foundation for a significant Hall of Fame signature collection . Unless otherwise noted, all of the signatures, penned in a variety of inks (blue ink on baseballs, mainly Sharpie on the other pieces), grade between "8" and "10," averaging "9/10," and all of the pieces are in Excellent condition or better. Baseballs (6). 1-4) Four 300 Win Club Balls; all are on various ONL balls (three display light toning) each signed by Spahn (sweet spot), Carlton, Niekro, Sutton, Seaver, Wynn, and Perry. 5) OAL (Brown) ball signed by Joe DiMaggio across the sweet spot (moderately toned). 6) Hall of Fame Ball; OAL (Brown) ball signed by T. Williams (sweet spot), Mantle, Aparicio, B. Williams, Killebrew, Slaughter, Mize, Berra, Snider, Musial, Banks, B. Robinson, McCovey, Schoendienst, Herman, Irvin, and R. Jackson. Perez-Steele "Great Moments" Cards (65). The number of cards for each player, if more than one, is noted in parentheses. Barlick (2), Carew (2), Dandridge (2), Dickey (3), Doerr (5), Feller (2), Fingers (2), Gehringer (3), Gomez (5), Herman (2), Hubbell, Irvin (2), Jenkins (2), Kiner (2), Morgan (2), Newhouser (2), Palmer (2), Perry (2), B. Robinson (5), F. Robinson (2), Seaver (2), Slaughter (5), Snider (2), Stargell (2), Wilhelm (2), and Wynn (2). Photos (20). Both black-and-white and color photos are included here. Each photo is signed by the player(s) pictured. The photos are broken down by size. 8 x 10-inch photos: 1) Ted Williams; 2-3) Ted Williams and Stan Musial; 4) Ted Williams, Ralph Kiner, and Joe DiMaggio; 5) Carl Yastrzemski; 6-8) Lou Boudreau and Gene Bearden (one of the photos is 6.5 x 9 inches); 9) Warren Spahn; 10) Nolan Ryan; 11) Luis Aparicio; 12) Robin Roberts; 13) Pee Wee Reese; 14) Richie Ashburn; 15) Enos Slaughter. 11 x 14-inch photos: 1) Enos Slaughter, Al Barlick, Marty Marion, and Roy Partee; 2) Red Schoendienst and Marty Marion. 16 x 20-inch photos: 1) Red Schoendienst; 2) Enos Slaughter and Terry Moore; 3) Bob Gibson. Art Prints (6). All are limited-edition prints and measure approximately 20 x 24 inches. John B. Martin Prints: 1) Ted Williams (#280/344); 2) Yogi Berra (#60/288). The Decathlon Sports Prints Series: 1) Ted Williams (#85/521); 2) Willie Mays (#273/660); 3) Warren Spahn (#215/363), print has a large tear; Good condition. Merv Corning Print: 1) Ryne Sandberg (#AP 67/200). Postcards (4): 1-2) Ted Williams (both "Thumper Inc.'); 3-4) Johnny Mize (both "Perez-Steele Master Works"). Miscellaneous (2). 1) Joe DiMaggio souvenir plate (1993 Bradford Exchange plate - numbered 4,694/5,000); 2) Printed cartoon (10 x 11 inches) signed by Red Schoendienst, Dizzy Dean, Stan Musial, Terry Moore, Marty Marion, Bob O'Farrell, and Ken Williams (Vg). LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $1,000. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $3,525.00
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