Thank you for visiting our past auction result archives. If you have an item identical (or similar) to this auction lot, please call, write or contact us to discuss. We will be able to help you.

Lot # 743 (of 1389)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Vintage Roy Campanella Signed Real-Photo Postcard (Image Used for His 1951 Bowman Card!)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $600

Vintage real-photo postcard of Roy Campanella, signed by Campanella on the reverse. Campanella has inscribed the reverse in black ink, "Best Wishes/Roy Campanella," with the signature grading "10." (The signature on the front of the postcard is a stamped facsimile, as issued.) What makes this real-photo postcard especially interesting and desirable, in addition to the rare and outstanding high-grade pre-accident Campanella autograph, is that the image of Campanella shown here (posing in full catching gear, taking off his mask in pursuit of a pop fly) is the very same one used on his 1951 Bowman baseball card. As such, it has an added dimension of appeal to both autograph and baseball-card collectors. The postcard (3.5 x 5.5 inches) displays a tack hole near the top portion of the photo that has been torn through, as well as a few minor creases. A series of numerical equations appear on the reverse in both ink and pencil (not affecting the signature). In Very Good condition overall. SOLD FOR $600


(Click the smaller thumbnails to the left and right (if any) to cycle through each photo in the gallery of images for this lot.)