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Hall of Fame 8 x 10 Signed Photo Collection (93)
Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $2,644
This large, substantial, and extremely high quality signed Hall of Fame photograph collection is comprised of eighty-four single-signed 8 x 10-inch photos, representing seventy-one different players (all Hall of Famers), plus nine additional multisigned photos, each of which features the signature of at least one Hall of Fame player. All of the photos, which are either modern or second-generation prints, have been signed on the front (in a variety of inks) and picture the respective signer. Signatures range from "6" to "10," averaging "9/10." This collection was amassed by a dedicated old-time collector, who obtained many of these signatures personally. As such, a number of them have been inscribed to him ("To Larry"). The number of signed items for each listed player (if more than one) is noted in parentheses. Single-Signed Photos: Aparicio, Appling, Banks, Barlick (2), Bell, Bench, Berra, Boggs, Boudreau, Brock, Carew, Carlton, Carter, Cepeda, Chandler, Cronin, Dandridge, Day, Dean, Dickey, DiMaggio, Doerr (2), Durocher, Feller, Ferrell, Frisch, Gehringer, Gomez, Grove, Herman, Hoyt, Hubbell (3), Hunter, Irvin, R. Jackson, T. Jackson, Jenkins, Kaline, Killebrew, Koufax, Lemon, Leonard (on a team photo of the 1945 American All-Stars), Lyons, Mazeroski, McCovey, Mize, Molitor, Morgan (2), Murray, Musial, Niekro, Palmer, Perez, Perry (2), Rizzuto, B. Robinson (2), F. Robinson, Roush, Sandberg, Seaver, Schoendienst, Spahn, Stargell (2), Terry, L. Waner, Wilhelm (2), B. Williams (3), T. Williams (2, one on a team photo of the 1937 San Diego Padres), Wynn, Yastrzemski (2), and Yount. Multi-Signed Photos. 1) Hall of Fame induction-day photo signed by Gehringer, Giles, Coveleski, Marquard, Greenberg, Irvin, Kelly, Musial, Leonard, Hoyt, Cronin, Spahn, Ruffing, Terry, Kuhn, and Chub Feeney. 2) Hall of Fame induction-day photo signed by Koufax, Berra, Kuhn, Gomez, Leonard, and Wynn. 3) Hall of Fame induction-day photo signed by Irvin, Spahn, Mize, Mathews, Dickey, Feller, and Sewell. 4) Hall of Fame induction-day photo signed by Killebrew, Aparicio (twice), Ferrell, Drysdale, and Reese. 5) Photo of Dave Winfield and Dale Murphy, signed by both. 6) Photo of Gaylord Perry and Jim Perry, signed by both. 7) Photo of Tony Perez, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, and Pete Rose, signed by all. 8) Photo of George Brett and Cal Ripken Jr., signed by both. 9) Action scene from the 1924 World Series signed by Bucky Harris, Ossie Bluege, Roger Peckinpaugh, and Tom Zachry. Approximately fifteen percent of the photos are in Very Good to Excellent condition, with the remainder ranging from Excellent to Near Mint, averaging Ex-Mt. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Total: 93 photos. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000+ SOLD FOR $2,644
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