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Lot # 1278 (1278 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1954 to 1959 Topps Autographed-Card Collection (421 Cards)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,920

Collection of 421 signed baseball cards, including a number of duplicates, from various Topps issues dating from 1954 to 1959. The twenty Hall of Fame players represented in the collection are Alston, Anderson, Doby, Feller, Ford, Fox, Herman, Irvine, Kaline, Lemon, Mathews, Mazeroski, Roberts, Schoendienst, Slaughter, Snider, Spahn, Stengel, Wilhelm, and Wynn. Notable players include Walt Dropo, Andy Pafko, Vic Power, Al Rosen, Joe Black, Roy Sievers, Harvey Haddix, Minnie Minoso, Herb Score, Jimmy Piersall, Billy Pierce, Johnny Podres, Del Ennis, Bobby Shantz, Jim Gilliam, Jim Konstanty, Don Larsen, Johnny Logan, Sal Maglie, Dick Groat, Dusty Rhodes, Moose Skowron, Virgil Trucks, Gil McDougald, Sandy Amoros, Lew Burdette, Rocky Colavito, Gene Stephens, Jackie Jensen, Billy Loes, Rip Repulski, and Carl Erskine, All of the cards have been signed on the front (in a variety of inks, including Sharpie), with the exception of Jack Meyer (1957 Topps #162), which has a cut signature affixed to the front of the card. A few of the cards include personalized inscriptions. Signatures range from "3" to "10," averaging "8." Cards range from Fair to Excellent, averaging Vg. The cards featured in this collection, with the number for each (if more than one) noted in parentheses, are as follows:

1) 1954 Topps (13 cards): #16, 18, 31, 34, 62, 78, 79, 89, 126, 169, 174, 179 and 185.

2) 1955 Topps (18 cards): #9, 10, 19 Herman, 30, 41, 49, 51, 59, 66, 70, 93, 100 Irvin, 117, 119, 126, 138, 156 and 195.

3) 1956 Topps (45 cards): #2 Giles, 6, 8 Alston, 37, 45, 62, 63, 68, 75, 77, 80, 87, 92, 104, 107 Mathews, 119, 125, 138, 140, 143, 147, 160, 165 Schoendienst, 173, 186, 187 Wynn, 200 Feller, 214, 220, 227, 230, 231, 238, 249, 261, 278, 280, 294, 302, 312, 315, 316, 321, 332 and 333.

4) 1957 Topps (213 cards): #4, 5, 12,16 (2), 24 Mazeroski, 25 Ford, 27, 33 (2), 34, 37, 38 Fox, 43, 61, 63, 64, 67, 75, 83, 85 Doby, 89, 99, 101 (2), 105 (2), 107, 108, 113 (2), 116, 120 Lemon (5) , 123, 124 (2), 128, 129 (2), 134 (2), 135, 137, 138, 139 (2), 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 148, 150, 152 (2), 153 (2), 155, 157 (3), 160 (2), 162, 163 (2), 168, 170 Snider, 173, 175, 176, 177 (3), 178 (3), 179 (2), 180, 181, 182 (2), 185, 187, 189 (2), 190 (3), 192, 193, 199, 200, 201 (2), 203 Wilhelm, 205, 206, 207, 208, 212 Colavito, 213, 215 Slaughter (2), 216, 217 (2), 218, 220, 223 (2), 225, 227 (3), 231 (2), 233, 234 (3), 235 (2), 237, 238, 239 (3), 241, 244 (2), 245 (2), 246, 247 (2), 248, 249 (2), 252, 253 (2), 254 (2), 255 (2), 257, 258 (2), 259, 261 (2), 263, 268, 277, 278, 280, 282,283, 288, 289, 291, 296, 299, 300 (2), 301, 303, 306, 311, 314, 315, 330, 340, 344, 353, 355, 357, 358, 360 (2), 361, 363, 366, 367, 369, 371, 373, 376 (2), 379, 381, 382, 386, 387 (2), 388 (2), 395 (2), 396, 397 (2), 403 (2), 404 and 406 (2).

5) 1959 Topps (132 cards): #5, 7, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 22, 24, 26, 27, 34 Kaline & Maxwell (signed by both), 39, 44, 54, 66, 73, 79, 80, 82, 85, 86, 90, 99, 101, 120, 121, 122, 124, 127, 128, 129, 136, 142, 147 (signed by Moryn only), 152, 153, 154, 156 Roberts & Pierce (signed by both), 157, 158, 159, 164, 165, 166 (signed by Minoso only), 168, 171, 176, 186, 187, 188, 194, 197, 198, 207, 213, 219, 222, 225, 226, 232, 237 (signed by Richardson only), 240, 242, 245, 246, 247, 252, 261, 263, 264, 268, 274, 276, 277, 280, 284, 288, 301, 309, 315, 322, 328, 334, 338 Anderson, 340, 341, 346 (signed by Sisler only), 348, 351, 354, 369, 377, 379, 381, 383 (signed by Stengel only), 386, 388, 391, 396,399, 403, 405, 409, 410, 411, 417, 426, 438, 447, 465, 466, 472, 481, 482, 483, 485, 488, 493, 494, 496, 502, 507, 519 (signed by Runnels only), 520, 522, 523, 527, 544, 554, 571 Spahn, and 572. Total: 421 signed cards. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $300. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,920


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