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Hall of Fame Signed Postcard Collection (54)
Starting Bid - $500.00 , Sold For - $1,527.50
Collection of fifty-one yellow Hall of Fame signed postcards and three Dexter Press Hall of Fame signed postcards representing forty-eight different players. Unless otherwise noted, all of the signatures (penned in a variety of inks) appear on the front and grade either a "9" or “10.” Thirty-nine cards are in Excellent to Mint condition or better condition; fifteen are VG. The number of cards for each player (if more than one) is listed in parenthesis. Yellow Postcards: Appling (Vg), Averill, Bell (Vg), Berra, Boudreau, Chandler (signed on the reverse), Conlan (2, one Ex-Mt, one Vg), Coveleski, Cronin (Vg), Dickey (Vg), Doerr, Drysdale, Feller, Ferrell (2, one Ex-Mt, one Vg), Frick, Gehringer (“7,” Ex), Greenberg, Grimes, Grove (2, one Vg, the other with an “8” signature), Haines (signature covered with heavy tape residue, Vg), Herman (3, two are Vg with “8” signatures), Hubbell (2, one Ex-Mt, one Vg), Johnson (personalized “Best Wishes to Bob”), Kiner, Lemon (Vg), Leonard (Vg), Lindstrom (“6,” Vg), Lopez, Lyons (Vg), Mantle, Mays, McCarthy (Vg), Mize, Paige (“8”), Rice (Vg), Roberts, B. Robinson, Roush (Vg), Sewell (Ex), Slaughter, Snider, Spahn, Terry (“8”), L. Waner (Vg), and Williams. Dexter Press postcards: G. Kelly (signed on reverse), Lee MacPhail (signed on reverse), Mathews (“5,” contrasts poorly). Note: Most of the fifteen cards listed as VG above appear Ex or better, and have been downgraded due to a slight surface erasure at the top to remove gloss and create a better signing surface. The total equivalent SMR value of the signed Hall of Fame postcards in the collection is $2,665. Total: 54 signed Hall of Fame postcards. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,527.50
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