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Autographed Postcard and Exhibit Collection (30) Including Joe DiMaggio and Five Ted Williams
Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $1,527.50
This collection of thirty signed items consists of twelve 1940s/1950s era real-photo postcards and exhibit cards (representing eleven different players), four 1964 "Topps Giants" baseball cards (representing four different Hall of Fame players), and fourteen 1975 T.C.M.A. “All-Time Greats” postcards (representing eleven different Hall of Fame players). 1) Fourteen 1975 T.C.M.A. “All-Time Greats” signed postcards. All of the signatures have been penned in blue Sharpie on the front and grade “10.” Four of the cards have been individually encapsulated and labeled “Authentic” by SGC (in conjunction with James Spence Authentication). Encapsulated Cards : Sandy Koufax and Ted Williams (three different cards, “Ted Williams & Lou Boudreau,” Ted Williams & Joe DiMaggio,” and “Ted Williams.”). The remaining signed cards: Luke Appling, Yogi Berra, Lou Boudreau, Bill Dickey, Bob Feller (two different cards, “Bob Feller” and “Connie Mack & Bob Feller”), Monte Irvin, Ralph Kiner, Robin Roberts, and Warren Spahn. Nr-Mt condition overall. 2) Twelve signed 1940s/1950s era real-photo postcards and exhibit cards. All of the cards have been signed, in a variety of inks, on the front by the respective player. Three of the cards have been individually encapsulated and labeled “Authentic” by SGC (in conjunction with James Spence Authentication). The two players represented more than once in this group are Ted Williams (twice) and Pee Wee Reese (twice). Unless otherwise noted, all of the signatures grade “9/10.” Encapsulated cards : Joe DiMaggio (1939-1946 Salutation Exhibit Card, vintage blue fountain pen) and Pee Wee Reese (two 1947-1966 Exhibits, each in blue ink). 1950s-1970s J.D. McCarthy Postcards : Ted Williams (two, each in blue Sharpie) and Johnny Mize (blue Sharpie). 1947-66 Exhibit Cards: Ashburn (black ink), Luke Appling (black ink), Bobby Doerr (blue ink, “7”), and Bob Feller (blue ink, “3”). Miscellaneous 1950s Era Real-Photo Postcards : Robin Roberts (postmarked 1952, blue ink, “7”) and Al Schoendienst (black ink, “8”). All twelve cards (each approximately 3.5 x 5.5 inches), with the exception of Feller, display tape and/or adhesive residue along the corners from having once been mounted in an album, otherwise in Very Good condition overall. 3) Four 1964 "Topps Giants" Baseball Cards. One of the cards has been encapsulated and labeled “Authentic” by SGC (in conjunction with James Spence Authentication) . All are signed on the front in blue Sharpie (grading "10"): Al Kaline (#12, Ex), Frank Robinson (#29, Ex), Hank Aaron (#49, Nr/Mt, encapsulated by SGC), and Brooks Robinson (#50, Ex-Mt). LOA from James Spence/JSA. Total: 30 signed items. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $1,527.50
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