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1960s Mickey Mantle Signed "Holiday Inn" Postcard and Envelope (2)
Starting Bid - $100.00, Sold For - $822.50
Offered here are two attractive 1960s souvenirs from Mickey Mantle’s Holiday Inn, each signed by Mickey Mantle. The first item is a real photo postcard (3.5 x 5.5 inches) that pictures Mantle posing in the hotel’s “Dugout Lounge.” Mantle has signed the card in black Sharpie (“10”) across the front. The postcard has never been mailed and is in Excellent condition. The second item is a Mickey Mantle's Holiday Inn hotel stationery envelope (6.5 x 3.5 inches) featuring two images of Mantle batting, one right-handed and one left-handed, as part of the design of the preprinted logo. This is a very rare envelope. Mantle has signed the envelope in blue ink (“10”) on the front. In Near Mint condition. Mickey Mantle’s Holiday Inn was located in Joplin, Missouri, and today souvenir items from the hotel are still enthusiastically sought after by Mantle collectors. Barry Halper’s collection at one time boasted numerous mementoes from Mantle’s Holiday Inn, including a piece of the “Dugout Lounge” carpet pictured in the postcard. From the Barry Halper Collection. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Total 2 items. Reserve $100. Estimate $200/$400. SOLD FOR $822.50
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