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Lot # 1300 (1300 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

Vintage Autographed Baseball-Card Collection (101) - Topps and Fleer - with 25 Hall of Fame Players

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $600

Collection of 101 signed baseball cards, each of which is a standard-issue, spanning the years 1939 to 1988. Twenty-five cards feature the signature of a Hall of Fame player, a few of whom are represented more than once (but never twice in the same issue). The Hall of Fame players featured here, with the number of cards for each (if more than one) noted in parentheses, are Appling, Averill, Boudreau, Durocher, Feller, Gehringer, Giles, Gomez, Grimes, Hoyt, Hubbell, Hunter, Jenkins, Lasorda, Kiner, Mize (2), Newhouser (2), B. Robinson (2), Terry, Torre, Traynor, L. Waner. Notable players included here, many more than once, are Bill Skowron, Ed Lopat, Gil McDougald, Irv Noren, Bobby Shantz, Marty Marion, Allie Reynolds, Jim Gilliam, Stu Miller, Paul Richards, Vic Wertz, Bill White, Bill Virdon, Mickey Vernon, Ralph Houk, Tug McGraw, Dave McNally, Jim Lonborg, Toby Harrah, Maury Wills, Dick Howser, Jon Matlack, Jim Leyland, and Pete Rose. The overwhelming majority of cards are Topps issues, but Fleer, Bowman, Donruss, and Pacific cards are also included. All of the cards have been signed (in a variety of inks) on the front, with the signatures ranging from "3" to "10," averaging "8/9." Cards range from Fair to Near-Mint, averaging Vg-Ex. Total: 101 signed cards. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA.

The complete inventory of cards in this collection, listed by year and issue, is as follows:

1939 Play Ball: #93.
1951 Bowman: #119.
1953 Topps (3 cards): #167, 188, and 210.
1954 Bowman: #41.
1954 Topps: #56.
1955 Topps (2 cards): #22 and 109.
1956 Topps (6 cards): #88, 215, 225, 253, 288, and 316.
1958 Topps (8 cards): #54, 193, 224, 296, 333, 354, 419, and 477.
1960 Fleer (16 cards): #4 Hubbell, 16 Boudreau, 19, 26 Feller, 27 Appling, 38 Mize, 52 Terry, 54 Gomez, 58 Gehringer, 59 Grimes, 68 Newhouser, 69 Hoyt, 71 Averill, 77 Traynor, 78 L. Waner, and 79 Kiner.
1960 Topps (4 cards): #12, 59, 68, and 221.
1961 Fleer (4 cards): #33 Giles, 63 Mize, 66 Newhouser, and 69.
1961 Topps (9 cards): #45, 70, 72, 125, 131, 173, 223, 238, and 340.
1962 Topps: #152.
1964 Topps: #240.
1965 Topps (2 cards): #66 and 391.
1967 Topps (3 cards): #91, 259, and 514.
1968 Topps (2 cards): #47 and 365 B. Robinson AS.
1969 Topps: #550 B. Robinson.
1970 Topps (2 cards): #20 and 662.
1971 Topps: #45 Hunter.
1972 Topps (8 cards): #64, 73, 105, 125, 144, 163, 341 Torre, and 496.
1973 Topps (3 cards): #3, 76, and 113.
1974 Topps (5 cards): #222, 265, 311, 342, and 511.
1974 Topps Traded: #544T.
1975 Topps (4 cards): #94, 290, 399, and 574.
1981 Fleer: #595.
1983 Topps (2 cards): #96 and #231 Jenkins SV.
1986 Topps: #3 Rose.
1987 Topps (3 cards): #93, 368, and 618.
1988 Donruss: #625.
1988 Pacific: #27 Durocher.
1989 Pacific: #162.
1990 Topps: #669 Lasorda. Reserve $300. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $600


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