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Back Items For The Auction of February 26 & 27, 2010  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 501 Lot of (6) Walter "Buck" Leonard single signed baseballs. W.White ONL baseballs are each signed across the sweetspot in blue ink rating 8/9 out of 10. Group exhibits minor scattered toning. Includes LOA from JSA: EX/MT ($300-$500) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 502 "Cubs" Minor League team uniform c.1958-66. Cream color flannel jersey displays "Cubs" team name across the front with #8 on the reverse. Wilson mfg. tagging remains inside the collar. Matching pants features black and gold trim and piping with identical Wilson tagging inside the waist. Believed to be a Minor League team uniform from the West Coast with assigned dating based on mfg. tagging: EX ($300-$400) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 503 Art Ceccarelli 1958 Pacific Coast League All-Star presentational occasional box. Ornate silverplated football occasional box is inscribed to Ceccarelli on the top of the hinged lid. Raised insignia of Vancouver, B.C. is found on the lid as well. Stamped "Marlboro Old English Plate" on the bottom. 7" long: EX-MT ($300-$400) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 504 Vintage "Campanella All-Stars" warm up jacket c.1950-54. Brown satin jacket features "Campanella" orange lettering affixed to the back with vestiges of removed "All-Stars" lettering appearing below. Wilson tag with size 44 flag tag remains inside the collar (1943-54 labeling period). The jacket itself shows heavy use including age toning. The jacket is accompanied by a related personal check dated 10/2/1978 made out to Roy Campanella for $25.00 (endorsed by Roxie Campanella on back signing for Roy). Also included is an LA Dodgers professional model hat c.1960s (cracking to the bill). The hat and jacket were believed to have been purchased from the Campanellas for $25.00 in 1978 as evidenced by the personal check. Interesting vintage ensemble with desirable period jacket: Range VG-EX ($1,000-$2,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 505 Lot of (4) James "Cool Papa" Bell single signed baseballs. Includes (3) B.Brown OAL and (1) W.White ONL baseballs signed in blue ink rating 8/9 out of 10. Very minor scattered age toning affects two of the balls. Includes LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($500-$750) $382.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 506 Lot of (12) Buck Leonard single signed baseballs. All are signed "Walter 'Buck' Leonard" in blue ink across the sweet spot of official W.White NL baseballs. Signatures rate 9-10 out of 10. Balls are like new in their original boxes and are contained within a Rawlings dozen count box. Includes LOA from JSA: NM/MT-MT ($1,000-$1,500) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 507 1952 Kalamazoo Lassies team autographed baseball. Slightly oversized official "Girls Baseball" dating to the famed AAGBPL women's baseball league from the 1940-50s era has been signed by (16) members of the team. Signatures include Ruth Williams (one of the best pitchers in league history), Bonnie Baker, Agnes Allen, Fern Shollenberger, Kay Blumetta, and manager Mitch Skupien. Ball remains in fine unused condition with signatures ranging from 4-7 out of 10. Includes LOA from JSA: EX ($500-$750) $375.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 508 Oakland Oaks team autographed baseball with Mel Ott c.1951-52. Off white Official PCL ball is signed by (28) members of the Oakland Oaks including manager Mel Ott. The ball has also been signed by coach and HOF member George Kelly. Sigs range 7-9 out of 10. Includes LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($500-$750) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 509 Negro League Hall of Famers and Stars autographed jersey. Cream colored jersey with sewn on felt lettering is signed on the front by approx. (100) former Negro League players incl. Leon Day, Ray Dandridge, Monte Irvin, Casey Jones, Double Duty Radcliffe, Lyman Bostock, Buck Leonard, Buck O'Neil, Max Manning, Andy Porter, Verdel Mathis, Nap Gulley, Mahlon Duckett, Gene Benson, Stanley Glenn, and others. The blue marker signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10 (very few showing slight bleed). Includes LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($750-$1,000) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 510 Satchel Paige single signed baseball. Near white Wilson "Professional" model ball is signed on a side panel, " Best Wishes Satchel Paige" in blue ink. Signature rates a strong 10 out of 10. Includes LOA from JSA: Ball: EX-MT, Signature: NM-MT ($2,000-$3,000) $2,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 511 "New York Knights" baseball flannel road jersey from "The Natural". Grey flannel jersey used in the 1984 motion picture "The Natural" displays "New York" in felt lettering across the front and #1 on the back. 1939 Baseball Centennial patch is affixed to the left sleeve with Empire mfg. label in the collar. "The Natural" is considered by many to be one of the finest sports related movies ever made, with note to Robert Redford's superb performance as the lead character Roy Hobbs. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$1,500) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 512 1951 New York Giants National League Champions team photograph. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph pictures the National League Champions posed in uniform with NL Anniversary patch on sleeve. Players include Willie Mays, Monte Irvin, and Bobby Thomson: EX/MT-NM ($300-$400) $275.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 513 1950 and 1952 New York Giants team signed baseballs. Incl. Frick NL ball auto. by (23) 1950 NY Giants incl. Maglie, Irvin, Stanky, Thomson, Dark, and others. Black fountain pen signatures rate 7/8 out of 10. Also incl. Spalding Official League ball auto. by (23) incl. Irvin, Wilhelm, Thompson, Dark, Maglie, and others. The blue ink signatures rate 7 to 9 out of 10. Durocher signature on sweetspot of both is stamped. Balls exhibit light even toning. Includes LOA from JSA: Balls EX: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($600-$800) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 514 New York Giants professional model hat c.1950s. Black hat with embroidered interlocking "NY" logo on front retains "Tim McAuliffe" manuf. label on the interior leather band. Size "7 5/8" is stamped inside. The hat, along with the Giants jacket also being offered, originates from the Muller collection. Although unconfirmed, it is loosely attributed, through family history, to have belonged to Leo Durocher. The size matches another Durocher hat consigned by Durocher's family that had been previously sold by Hunt Auctions. Exhibits moderate usage wear and soiling with soft brim. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance from the Muller family: EX ($200-$300) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 515 New York Giants professional model jacket c.1950s. Black satin jacket with black/orange trim on neck and end of sleeves displays a stylized "Giants" team name embroidered on sleeve. "Tim McAuliffe" manuf. tag appears in right pocket with "42" size tag. The jacket, along with the Giants hat also being offered, originates from the Muller collection. Although unconfirmed, it is loosely attributed, through family history, to have belonged to Leo Durocher. The size matches other known Durocher garments. Exhibits moderate usage wear. Interesting period style. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance from the Muller family: EX ($750-$1,000) $650.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 516 1954 New York Giants World Champions photograph. Period 8"x10" black and white team photograph remains in outstanding condition with little to no wear visible on the front. Light age toning on back: EX/MT-NM ($200-$400) $121.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 517 New York Giants large format photograph c.1950s. Sepia toned 10"x12" photograph depicts eight New York Giants players in uniform incl. Willie Mays and Monte Irvin. Exhibits light wear, mostly from having been rolled for storage. Very fine original large format image: EX-EX/MT ($300-$400) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 518 Lot of (39) vintage New York Giants photographs c.1950s-60s. Fine grouping of images includes a mix of action shots, posed groups, and individual players. Many high quality pieces are present including 1950 team photo, approx. (24) team issued photos, (3) photo sequence of Duke Snider sliding into home plate, several more notable players, etc. Many have assorted wire/photo/news service stampings, several with paper captions. Size range from 7"x9" to 8"x10". Scattered light wear: EX-NM, Avg EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $2,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 519 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers vs. New York Giants Sports Illustrated game photograph by Hy Peskin. Large format 11"x14" black and white photograph was taken during a May, 1955 Dodgers vs. Giants game at the Polo Grounds. Various stamps appear on the reverse including "Sports Illustrated", date "May 29, 1955", and photographer "Hy Peskin". Exceptional display value: EX/MT-NM ($300-$400) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 520 1950 New York Giants team signed photograph. Period sepia toned 8"x10" photograph is signed on the front in vintage fountain pen by (23) incl. Irvin, Durocher, Fitzsimmons, Thompson, Thomson, Franks, Rigney, Dark, Stanky, Maglie, and others. The signatures rate 6 to 8 out of 10 (avg 7). Exhibits minor scattered surface wear with small tear at upper border. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 521 New York Giants autographed 1951 photograph with early Willie Mays. Period black and white 7"x9" photograph is signed on the front in blue ink by "Willie Mays", "Monte Irvin", and "Don Mueller." The signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10. "Associated Press" (crossed out) and "Wide World Photos" stampings appearn on the reverse. Interesting Giants related image with uncommonly early Mays signature. Includes LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Muller family: Photo: EX-MT, Signature: NM ($300-$500) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 522 1956 New York Giants team signed souvenir doll. Vintage 13.5" tall vinyl doll with celluloid face and "Giants" lettering across the front has been signed by (25) incl. Mays, Rigney, Schoendienst, Thompson, Wilhelm, Westrum, Castleman, Antonelli, Sarni, and others. Blue ink signatures rate 7 to 8 out of 10. Surface exhibits minor scattered soiling/ discoloration. Uncommon signed piece retaining fine display qualities. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($400-$600) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 523 Lot of (2) Leo Durocher autographed photographs with other notables. Pair of period black and white photographs c.1950s-60s are each signed on the front in blue ink rating 8 out of 10. Incl. 7"x9" image of Durocher with Horace Stoneham with "Associated Press" stamping on reverse and 8"x10" image of Durocher with wife/actress Loraine Day. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT-NM ($200-$400) $85.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 524 Superb Willie Mays rookie era autographed photograph c.1951. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen, "Willie Mays N.Y. Giants." The signature rates 9 out of 10 with a very light hairline smudge. Photo remains in near immaculate condition. Given the quality of imagery and early signature style, the offered photo can be considered among the finest Mays signed pieces extant. Includes LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Muller family: Photo: EX/MT, Signature: NM-MT ($1,000-$1,500) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 525 Superb Willie Mays rookie era autographed photograph c.1951. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen, "Best Wishes, Willie Mays." The signature rates 9 out of 10 with minor hesitation to the "B" mentioned for accuracy. Photo remains in near immaculate condition with several incidental flaws visible upon close inspection. Given the quality of imagery and early signature style, the offered photo can be considered among the finest Mays signed pieces extant. Includes LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Muller family: Photo: EX-MT, Signature: NM-MT ($1,000-$1,500) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 526 1951 New York Giants National League Champions team signed large format photograph. Period black and white 10.25"x12" photograph is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen by (23) incl. Irvin, Durocher, Westrum, Maglie, Rigney, Thomson, Thompson, Dark, and Stanky. The signatures rate 7 to 9 out of 10. Exhibits minor scattered wear and surface wrinkles with an errant ink mark along upper border. The absence of Willie Mays suggests that the photograph was taken in the first month of the 1951 season. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 527 Lot of (3) 1951 World Series ticket stubs from game #'s 3,4, and 5. Group exhibits scattered age toning, handling wear, and minor creasing: Range VG/EX-EX/MT ($250-$350) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 528 ***UPDATED DESCRIPTION*** Lot of (4) New York Giants autographed group photographs. Series of period black and white photographs c.1950s signed on the front by multiple players includes Irvin/ Stanky/ Corwin/ Jansen (Jansen is secretarial); Irvin/ Dark/ Thomson/ Lockman; Spencer/ Dark/ Lockman/ Thomson/ Williams; and Lockman/ Jansen/ Koslo/ Thompson. Blue ink and vintage fountain pen signatures rate 7/8 to 9 out of 10. Uniformly well preserved with very minor scattered wear retaining fine display qualities. Includes LOA from JSA: Photos EX/MT: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $425.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 529 Lot of (32) New York Giants autographed photographs incl. Hall of Famers and key rarities c.1950s. Exceptional group of period 8"x10" photographs signed in vintage fountain pen includes Leo Durocher, Monte Irvin, Hank Thompson, Tookie Gilbert, Ruben Gomez, Hank Sauer, Antonelli, Westrum, Dark, Hearn, Giel, Thomson, Stanky, Rhodes, and others. Signatures rate 8/9 out of 10 (a few lesser) with (7) personalized. Uniformly strong imagery and signature quality throughout. Very minor scattered wear largely confined to edges/corners. Includes LOA from JSA: Photos EX/MT: Signatures EX-NM ($1,000-$1,500) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 530 Phil Rizzuto autographed photograph c.1950s. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen, "Best Wishes, Phil Rizzuto." The signature rates 8 out of 10 with a very slight smudge. Exhibits minor scattered wear with small tear to right of autograph. Very fine period piece. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signature EX/MT ($300-$400) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 531 Mickey Mantle photograph c.1950s. Period black and white 7"x9" uniquely posed image of a young Mickey Mantle in New York Yankees uniform. Very minor soiling confined to upper and lower edges: EX/MT-NM ($300-$400) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 532 Yogi Berra autographed photograph c.1950s. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen, "Yogi Berra." The signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Exhibits minor scattered age toning and wear. The finest Berra signed photograph we have handled. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signature EX/MT-NM ($300-$400) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 533 Lot of (3) New York Yankees Hall of Famers autographed photographs. Trio of signed 8"x10" photographs includes period sepia tone image of Yankees players c.1930s signed by Lefty Gomez with "Wide World" stamp on reverse; team issued signed photo of Johnny Mize c.1950s with "New York Yankees" identifier stamp on reverse; and unmarked signed image of Joe Sewell c.1950s-60s. Fountain pen (Gomez and Mize) and ink (Sewell) signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10. Group exhibits minor scattered wear. Includes LOA from JSA: Photos EX-EX/MT: Signatures EX/MT-NM ($200-$400) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 534 Eddie Mathews autographed photograph. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph c.1950s is signed on the front in blue ink, "Eddie Mathews." The signature rates 8 out of 10. Exhibits outstanding contrast and clarity with very minor wear confined mostly to upper corners. One of the finest Mathews signed photos we have handled. Includes LOA from JSA: EX/MT ($100-$200) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 535 Ted Williams autographed photograph. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph c.1950s is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen, "Ted Williams." The signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Right edge is trimmed and has light horizontal crease. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($300-$500) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 536 Joe DiMaggio autographed photograph. Period sepia toned 6"x7.5" photograph c.1930s is signed on the front by DiMaggio in vintage blue fountain pen rating 8 out of 10. Exhibits scattered surface and edge wear with several horizontal creases and small chip to lower right corner. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo VG/EX: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 537 Lot of (11) Putnam baseball books. Desirable volumes each retain their original dust jackets. Incl. White Sox, Phillies, Indians, Braves, Dodgers, Reds, Cubs, and others. Group has varying degrees of wear, with most books remaining clean; dust jackets are mostly well intact with approx. (3) showing heavy wear: Books EX-EX/MT: Dust jackets VG-EX/MT, Avg EX ($750-$1,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 538 1948 Brooklyn Dodgers team signed photograph. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph is signed on the front in vintage fountain pen by (21) incl. Jackie Robinson, Gil Hodges, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Carl Furillo, Billy Cox, Jake Pitler, Burt Shotten, and others. The signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10 and mostly appear in the lower white border offering ideal contrast. Two additional signatures in the upper border (extra Shotten and Newcombe) are clubhouse signed, and, given their positioning, could be matted out for display purposes. Exhibits minor age toning and light scattered wear with handwritten identifier taped to back. Includes LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Muller family: Photo: EX-MT, Signatures: NM ($800-$1,200) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 539 Dixie Walker autographed photograph. Period black and white 7"x9" photograph c.1930s is signed on the front by Walker in vintage blue fountain pen. The signature rates 8 out of 10. "Wide World" stamp appears on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT-NM ($200-$300) $100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 540 Scarce Billy Cox autographed photograph. Period black and white 6.5"x8.5" photograph c.1940s is signed on the front by Cox in blue ink rating 8/9 out of 10. "International News Photo" stamping appears on reverse. Cox played third base for the Brooklyn Dodgers serving as the anchor for an infield that included Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, and Gil Hodges. Single signed images are seldom offered with this example offering ideal display qualities. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT-NM ($200-$300) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 541 Unique Jackie Robinson, Stan Musial, and Eddie Stanky autographed photograph. Period sepia toned 8"x10" photograph c.1947 is signed on the front by Robinson, Musial and Stanky. Vintage blue fountain pen Robinson and Stanky signatures rate 7 to 8 out of 10. The Musial signature has faded from view and is visible upon close inspection. Photo exhibits very minor scattered age toning. "New York Times" stamping appears on reverse with typed on caption dating. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX-EX/MT: Signatures (Robinson and Stanky) EX/MT ($800-$1,200) $775.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 542 Lot of (13) vintage Brooklyn Dodgers photographs c.1930s-50s. Period assortment of mostly small group or game action photos with subjects incl. Gil Hodges (several), Casey Stengel, Burleigh Grimes, Hack Wilson, Jackie Robinson, and others. Many have a variety of press/wire/news service stampings on back and several have paper captions affixed. Group exhibits mostly minor scattered wear: Range VG/EX-EX/MT, Avg EX ($500-$750) $425.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 543 Lot of (5) Detroit Tigers photographs c.1930s. Includes sepia toned 8"x10" 1932 Spring Training team photograph, black and white 7"x9" photo of Goose Goslin, and (3) other 8"x10"s of minor players. All have "Wide World" stamping on reverse, (2) with paper captions: Range EX-EX/MT ($300-$400) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 544 Charles Gehringer autographed photograph c.1930s. Period sepia toned 7"x9" photograph is signed on the front by Gehringer in vintage blue fountain pen rating 8 out of 10. "Wide World" stamping and pencil notation appears on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX/MT: Signature EX/MT-NM ($300-$400) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 545 Lot of (2) Hank Greenberg autographed photographs with related handwritten correspondence. Pair of black and white 8"x10" photographs are each signed on the front in black marker rating 8 to 9 out of 10. One has been inscribed "To H. Muller, Best Wishes." Also includes Oct. 2, 1979 handwritten and signed letter from Greenberg regarding the signing and a copy of Muller's response. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT-NM ($400-$600) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 546 Ty Cobb autographed index card c.1950. Lightly toned 3"x5" index card bears a handwritten note by Ty Cobb in vintage green fountain pen on the unlined side. Cobb inquires about origins of a particular photograph noting "I like this photo, I have not one like it" signed, "Regards, Ty Cobb." The signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Includes LOA from JSA: EX/MT ($600-$800) $575.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 547 Lot of (23) baseball photographs with notables c.1930s-40s. Comprised of mostly single player posed images with a few group and action shots. Notables incl. Honus Wagner (in 2 group shots), Heinie Manush, Sam Rice, Goose Goslin, Al Simmons, and Connie Mack. Majority have "Wide World" stamping on reverse. Mostly minor wear with scattered chipping and surface creasing. Size range from 7"x9" to 8"x10": Range VG/EX-EX/MT, Avg EX-EX/MT ($400-$500) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 548 Ty Cobb autographed photograph. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph c.1920s-30s is signed on the front by Ty Cobb in vintage black fountain pen rating 8 out of 10. Cobb has inscribed the year "1917" below denoting the year the photograph was likely taken. Exhibits minor age toning and light surface wear with more pronounced crease to upper right corner. The 1917 season can perhaps be considered the last of Cobb's finest years with his league leading performance in most of the important statistical categories. Includes LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Muller family: Photo EX/MT: Signature EX-EX/MT ($2,500-$3,500) $11,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 549 Carl Hubbell autographed photograph c.1940s. Period sepia toned 7"x9" photograph is signed by Hubbell on the front in vintage blue fountain pen rating 7/8 out of 10. Very minor scattered wear with "Wide World" stamping and pencil notation on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($300-$400) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 550 Dave Bancroft autographed photograph. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph c.1930s is signed on the front in vintage black fountain pen, "Best Wishes, Dave Bancroft." The signature rates 8/9 out of 10 with very slight enhancement to "Best." Light scattered wear with creases to upper right corner. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signatures EX/MT ($300-$500) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 551 Travis Jackson and Dick Bartell autographed photograph c.1930s. Period sepia toned 7"x9" photograph is signed on the front by Jackson and Bartell in vintage blue fountain pen rating 8/9 out of 10. Photo has a surface crease to lower left corner with "Wide World" stamping and pencil notation on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX/MT: Signature EX/MT-NM ($250-$350) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 552 Fine Mel Ott autographed photograph c.1940s. Period black and white 7"x9" photograph is signed on the front by Ott in vintage blue fountain pen rating 8/9 out of 10. "News Library" stamp and paper caption appear on reverse, both dated Feb. 1942. Image retains outstanding display qualities with exceptional subject clarity. Includes LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Muller family: Photo: EX-MT, Signature: NM ($2,000-$3,000) $5,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 553 Lot of (10) New York Giants autographed photographs. Variety of period photographs c.1930s-50s are signed on the front in ink including Carl Hubbell, Fred Fitzsimmons, George Davis, Hal Schumacher, Buddy Kerr/Bert Hass, Walker Cooper/Dave Koslo/Bill Voiselle, and others. Signatures rate 7 to 9 (avg 7/8) out of 10. Size range from 5"x7" to 8"x10" with a variety of photo service stampings. Mostly minor scattered wear and two pieces bear incidental clubhouse signatures. Includes LOA from JSA: Photos VG/EX-EX/MT: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 554 July 4, 1941 Lou Gehrig Memorial Day ticket stub. Issued for the Gehrig Memorial game played in his honor at Yankee Stadium in 1941. Exhibits minor scattered age toning, handling wear, and surface creasing: VG-EX ($400-$600) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 555 Lot of (26) vintage New York Giants photographs c.1920s-50s. Variety of images, mostly c.1930s, include a mix of action shots, posed groups, and individual players. Notables incl. Carl Hubbell, Ed Stanky, Johnny Mize, Bill Terry, John McGraw, Ernie Lombardi, and others. Group has assorted wire/photo/news service stampings, several with paper captions. Size range from 7"x9" to 8"x10". Scattered light wear: VG/EX-NM, Avg. EX/MT ($350-$450) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 556 1933-34 New York Giants autographed photograph with related correspondence. Includes period black and white candid 8"x10" photograph signed on the front in vintage fountain pen by Mel Ott, Carl Hubbell, Lefty O'Doul (personalized and dated 1944), Watty Clarke, Gus Mancuso, John Vergez, and Fred Fitzsimmons. The signatures rate 7 to 8 out of 10. Exhibits scattered wear and creasing with a small area of surface loss to the upper left corner. Also includes handwritten correspondence from Clark referencing the photo and file copies of several written to him. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo VG/EX: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $425.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 557 Meusel Brothers Bob and Irish autographed photograph with related correspondence. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph c.1940s-50s is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen by both Meusel brothers. Bob has added the date "Oct. 1923" denoting that the image was taken during that year's World Series. The signatures rate 8 out of 10. Includes April 28, 1952 letter from Howard Muller requesting the signatures with handwritten response from Bob Meusel. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($300-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 558 Mel Ott and Clint Hartung autographed photograph. Period black and white 5.25"x7.5" photograph c.1940s is signed on the front by Ott and Hartung in vintage blue ink. The signatures rate 7 (Hartung) to 8/9 (Ott) out of 10. Shows scattered wear and surface creasing with a tape stain along right edge. "International News Photo" stamp appears on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 559 Lot of (4) 1936 World Series ticket stubs and scorecard. Includes neatly torn stubs from Games 1, 2, 3, and 6. Relatively clean examples with minor edge and handling wear. Also includes foldover scorecard neatly filled out in pencil with Game #3 box score. Scorecard exhibits minor handling wear with vertical centerfold: Scorecard VG: Stubs EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 560 New York Yankees photograph with Babe Ruth c.1931. Black and white 8"x10" photograph likely taken during Spring Training of 1931 includes Hall of Famers Ruth and Earle Combs. Attribution of the player at extreme right to Dixie Walker dates the image to 1931. Exhibits minor age toning and scattered wear with several chips along lower edge. "Wide World" stampings and pencil notations appear on reverse: EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 561 New York Yankees pitching staff photograph autographed by Herb Pennock and Waite Hoyt c.1920s. Period sepia toned 6.5"x8.5" photograph is signed on the back in pencil by Pennock and Hoyt rating 8 to 9 out of 10. Exhibits minor age toning and edge wear. "Pacific & Atlantic" stamp appears on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX/MT: Signatures EX/MT-NM ($600-$800) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 562 New York Yankees photograph with Lou Gehrig c.1931. Black and white 8"x10" photograph likely taken during Spring Training of 1931 includes Hall of Famers Gehrig and Tony Lazzeri. Exhibits light scattered wear with chip to lower left corner. "Wide World" stamping and pencil notations appear on reverse: EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 563 Fine Babe Ruth autographed large format photograph c.1924. Visually impressive sepia toned 10"x12" photograph is signed on the front in vintage black fountain pen, "Babe Ruth, July 12th 1924." The signature, rating 5/6 out of 10, is an uncommonly early example and visibility is slightly improved by ideal placement. Notable wear is largely confined to the edges/corners with corner chipping along the right edge and a small portion missing at bottom. Retains fine eye appeal with central image displaying at a better level than the technical grade would indicate. Includes LOA from JSA, letter of provenance from the Muller family, and a vintage 8"x10" print of signed photo prior to fading: Photo EX: Signature VG/EX ($3,000-$4,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 564 Babe Ruth and Jimmie Foxx photograph. Period black and white 7"x9" photograph c.1930s depicts the premier homerun hitters of the era with Yankee Stadium in the backdrop. Vintage ink "Jimmie Foxx" identifier written on front. "Wide World" stamp appears on reverse: EX/MT ($400-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 565 Babe Ruth photograph c.1930s. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph of Ruth was likely taken at Spring Training. Exhibits minor surface wear, edge/corner creasing, and small border chips/tears, none of which affect the central image. "Wide World" stamp appears on reverse: EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 566 Babe Ruth photograph c.1920s. Sepia toned 6.5"x8.5" photograph of Babe Ruth swinging during batting practice as teammates look on. Exhibits minor scattered surface wear incl. several small surface abrasions filled in with ink along right edge (very close to border). "Pacific & Atlantic" stamp appears on reverse: EX-EX/MT ($200-$300) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 567 Early Yankee Stadium photograph c.1923. Sepia toned 7"x11" photograph of Yankee Stadium appears to pre-date the April 18, 1923 opening of the park. Exhibits light age toning and scattered surface wear with a crease at right edge. "Pacific & Atlantic" stamp appears on reverse. One of the finest period images of the "House That Ruth Built" that we have offered: EX ($400-$500) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 568 Babe Ruth photograph by Nat Fein c.1950s. Second generation print of the famous image taken on June 13, 1948 when Babe Ruth was honored at Yankee stadium. Handwritten notations by Fein are printed into the image along lower border. Measures 8"x10" with some light wear to edges: EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 569 Lot of (3) Babe Ruth photographs c.1920s-30s. Includes sepia toned 6.5"x8.5" period image of Ruth crossing home plate c.1920s with "Pacific & Atlantic" stamp on reverse; Black and white 8"x10" image of Ruth and family at a Yankee Stadium World Series game c.1930s with "Wide World" stamp on reverse; and sepia toned 8"x10" image of Ruth with John McGraw, Nick Altrock, and Al Scacht engaging in a lighthearted moment c.1930s. Group exhibits minor scattered surface/edge wear: Range EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 570 Pepper Martin autographed photograph. Period black and white 7"x9" photograph c.1930s is signed on the front by Martin in vintage blue fountain pen rating 8 out of 10. Exhibits minor scattered surface and edge wear with crease in upper corner. "Wide World" stamping appears on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signature EX/MT-NM ($300-$400) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 571 Lot of (5) Babe Ruth photographs c.1920s-40s. Period images incl. sepia toned 4"x6" image c.1930s of Ruth with Ruppert and Barrow at contract signing; black and white 8"x10" image of Ruth as member of the Boston Braves c.1940s with "Wide World" stamp on reverse; and (3) sepia tone approx. 8"x10" images of Ruth in game action c.1920s with "Pacific & Atlantic" stamps on reverse. Group exhibits scattered, mostly light wear: Range EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 572 Fine Billy Southworth autographed photograph. Period sepia toned 8"x10" photograph c.1920s is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen. The signature rates 9/10 out of 10 displaying brilliant contrast. Exhibits very minor edge wear with a small chip to the lower left corner, all of which could be matted out with visible central image displaying at EX/MT level or better. "Wide World" stamp appears on reverse. Despite the interest generated with his recent Hall of Fame Induction, relatively few vintage signed images of Southworth have surfaced of his playing days. The offered is arguably the finest in the hobby. Includes LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Muller family: Photo VG/EX: Signatures NM-NM/MT ($750-$1,250) $3,250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 573 Significant Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mel Ott, and Bill Terry autographed photograph c.1930s. Period sepia toned 8"x10" framed photograph has been signed on the front by Ruth, Gehrig, Ott, and Terry. The vintage black fountain pen signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10, with the exception of Gehrig, which has faded slightly to a 7 out of 10. The rise in popularity of vintage baseball photography has spurred an even deeper interest in period signed pieces. There is an inherent challenge in completing any group signed item, particularly considering the era in which this item was signed and that the subjects were not all on the same team. This piece, originating from the Muller collection, was personally carried up to each subject by an obviously dedicated collector and stood as his most cherished possession until the time of his death. Included is a vintage copy of the photograph, taken when all signatures remained bold. One of the finest signed images of its type that we have handled. Includes LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Muller family: Photo EX/MT: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($15,000-$20,000) $18,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 574 Billy Southworth and Frank Frisch autographed photograph. Period sepia toned 8"x10" photograph c.1920s is signed on the front by Sourthworth and Frisch in vintage blue fountain pen rating 8 out of 10. Exhibits very minor scattered surface and edge wear with a small chip to lower right corner. "Wide World" stamp appears on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signatures EX/MT ($500-$750) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 575 Lot of (7) St. Louis Cardinals photographs c.1930s-40s. Assortment of period group and individual photos with subjects incl. Billy Southworth, Gabby Street, and Dizzy Dean. "Wide World" stamping appears on reverse of most; several have paper captions. Group exhibits minor scattered wear. Size range from 4.5"x6" to 8"x10": Range EX-EX/MT ($250-$350) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 576 Scarce Mickey Cochrane autographed photograph with related handwritten correspondence. Period sepia toned 8"x10" photograph c.1930s is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen, "To Howard Muller, Best of Luck, Mickey Cochrane." The signature rates 7/8 out of 10. Exhibits minor scattered age toning and wear with several vertical surface creases and a small chip to lower left corner. Includes Oct. 1, 1948 autograph request from Muller with handwritten and signed reply from Cochrane on reverse. Cochrane single signed photographs are of notable rarity with the offered being only the third we have handled in nearly 20 years and the second in Phila. A's uniform. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Letter EX/MT: Signatures: Range EX/MT-NM ($1,000-$1,500) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 577 Lefty Grove and Dizzy Dean autographed photograph. Period sepia toned 8"x10" photograph c.1940s is signed on the front by Grove and Dean in blue ink. The signatures rate 7/8 (Grove) to 8 (Dean) out of 10. Shows light wear throughout with trimmed upper edge. "Wide World" stamp appears on reverse. Includes copies of numerous letters written by Howard Muller while having the piece signed. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $475.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 578 Lot of (14) vintage Chicago Cubs photographs incl. large format Hartnett c.1930s. Assortment of period photo incl. stunning large format black and white 11"x14" image of Gabby Hartnett. Balance are 6"x8" to. 8"x10" individual and small group photos with subjects incl. Kiki Cuyler, Riggs Stephenson, Hack Wilson, Joe McCarthy, Rogers Hornsby, and others. "Wide World" stamping on back of many and several have paper captions affixed. Mostly minor scattered wear: Range EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 579 Connie Mack autographed photograph. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph c.1940s-50s is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen, "With Best Wishes and may you live long and be happy, Connie Mack." The signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Exhibits very minor scattered wear with surface crease on left edge. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($300-$500) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 580 Fine Frank Baker autographed photograph with related handwritten correspondence. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph c.1930s is signed on the front in vintage blue fountain pen, "J. Franklin Baker." The signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Exhibits very minor scattered wear and surface soiling. Includes Oct. 4, 1948 autograph request from Howard Muller with handwritten and signed reply from Baker at the bottom. Baker is pictured in what appears to be his 1913 style Phila. A's uniform dating the image to his most prolific of homerun hitting years and the bookend season to the A's early 1910s dominance of the game. One of only a handful of examples that we have handled in nearly 20 years and arguably one of the finest we have seen. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX/MT: Letter EX/MT-NM: Signatures: Range EX/MT-NM ($2,000-$3,000) $3,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 581 Joe McCarthy and Charlie Grimm autographed photograph. Period black and white 7"x9" photograph c.1930s is signed on the front in blue ink, "Charlie Grimm" and "Joe McCarthy." The signatures rate 8 out of 10. Very minor scattered surface wear with incidental tear on right edge. "Wide World" stamp on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($200-$400) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 582 Joe Cronin autographed photograph with related handwritten correspondence. Period black and white 7"x9" photograph c.1930s signed on the front in black marker, "To Howard Muller, Best Wishes, Joe Cronin." The signature rates 8/9 out of 10. He is pictured with Babe Ruth who appears to be wearing a 1933 World Series press pin on his lapel. Exhibits very minor creasing at corners with "Wide World" stamping on reverse. Incl. original autograph request letter dated Feb. 24, 1975 at the bottom of which Cronin has handwritten his address. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo/Letter EX/MT: Signature EX/MT-NM ($300-$400) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 583 Casey Stengel autographed photograph. Period sepia toned 8"x10" photograph c.1920s is signed on the front by Stengel in blue marker rating 7/8 out of 10. Exhibits light age toning and scattered wear with a small tear on upper border. "Pacific & Atlantic" stamping appears on reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo VG/EX-EX: Signature EX/MT ($150-$300) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 584 Al Schacht autographed photograph c.1930s. Period sepia toned 6"x8" photograph is signed by Schacht on the front in vintage blue fountain pen rating 8 out of 10. Exhibits very minor scattered edge wear with "Wide World" stamping on the reverse. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($150-$250) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 585 Max Carey autographed photograph with related handwritten correspondence. Period black and white 8"x10" photograph c.1930s is signed on the front in blue ink, "Best Always, Max Carey, Pirates + Dodgers." The signature rates 8 out of 10. Exhibits scattered wear and surface creasing with "Wide World" stamping on reverse. Incl. original autograph request letter dated Mar. 23, 1954 on the back of which is a short note from Carey signed "Max." Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signature EX/MT-NM: Letter EX/MT ($300-$400) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 586 Casey Stengel and Bill McKechnie autographed photograph with related correspondence. Period black and white 7"x9" photograph c.1930s is signed on the front in vintage blue ink, "Casey Stengel" and "W.B. McKechnie." The signatures rate 8/9 out of 10. Exhibits very minor scattered wear with surface crease at left edge. Includes Aug. 17, 1949 typed letter signed by Stengel on Yankees letterhead and pair of file copy signature request letters from Howard Muller. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo/Letter EX/MT: Signatures: Range EX/MT-NM ($400-$600) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 587 Ernie Lombardi autographed photograph. Period sepia toned 8"x10" photograph c.1940s is signed on the front by Lombardi in vintage blue fountain pen rating 8/9 out of 10. Exhibits minor scattered age toning and wear. "News Library" stamp and paper caption on reverse are both dated April 1943. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($300-$500) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 589 1915 New York Giants line-up autographed photograph. Sepia toned 8"x10" photograph printed c.1930s-40s is signed on the front in vintage fountain pen by Larry Doyle, Hans Lobert, Fred Merkle, and Red Murray. The signatures rate 8/9 out of 10. Shows very minor scattered age toning and handling wear with (2) pencil notations in upper border. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX-EX/MT: Signatures EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 590 1923 New York Giants National League Champions team photograph with (3) autographs. Period sepia toned 7"x11" photograph c.1920s is signed on the back in vintage black fountain pen by Dave Bancroft, Bill Terry, and Hank Gowdy. The signatures rate 7 (Gowdy with slight smudge) to 8/9 out of 10. Exhibits light age toning and minor wear with several edge chips. "Pacific & Atlantic" stamp appears on reverse. Image retains outstanding eye appeal displaying fine contrast and quality. The legendary team counted (9) future Hall of Famers among its members. Includes LOA from JSA: Photo EX: Signatures EX-EX/MT ($600-$800) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 591 Lot of (8) New York Giants photographs c.1920s-30s. Assortment of period images with subjects incl. John McGraw (stamped signature on front), Carl Hubbell, Nick Altrock, and others. Group exhibits minor scattered wear with various news/wire/press service stamps on reverse. Size range from 5"x7" to 8"x10": Range VG/EX-EX/MT, Avg EX ($200-$300) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 592 Hans Lobert autographed photograph. Period sepia toned 8"x10" photograph c.1940s-50s is signed on the front by Lobert In vintage black fountain pen rating 8 out of 10. Includes LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($150-$300) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 593 Jim Thorpe photograph c.1915. Sepia toned 8"x10" full batting pose image of Thorpe with the New York Giants. Photo has minor age toning with small a chip to lower right corner and pencil notation/identifier on reverse: EX-EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 594 Christy Mathewson large format photograph c.1915. Sepia toned approx. 9"x11" image pictures Mathewson at the twilight of his storied career in full pitching pose. Trimmed at the edges with light surface wear. Has a crease at lower left corner, several minute edge tears, and pencil notation/identifier on reverse: EX-EX/MT ($1,500-$2,000) $1,100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 595 John McGraw large format photograph c.1915. Sepia toned 10"x12" photograph of McGraw looking on at batting practice. Photo has small chip at upper right corner, scattered surface/edge wear, stamped signature applied to center, and pencil notation/identifier on reverse: EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 596 1915 New York Giants large format photograph with Jim Thorpe. Period black and white 10.75"x14" photograph pictures the 1915 Giants team including Thorpe, Snodgrass, Doyle, Lobert, Merkle, and Meyers. Tears and chipping are confined to edges and could be matted out with central image displaying at EX/MT level or better. Pencil notation/identifier appears on reverse: Technical VG/EX-EX ($750-$1,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 597 John McGraw large format photograph c.1916. Sepia toned 10"x12" bust photograph of McGraw during his managerial days with the New York Giants. Photo has light edge/surface wear, stamped signature applied to center, and pencil notation/identifier on reverse: EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $675.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 598 Honus Wagner autographed cut signature c.1950s. Lightly toned 4"x5.5" paper slip is signed in vintage blue fountain pen, "Dear Howard, yes, Honus Wagner." The signature rates 9 out of 10. Includes LOA from JSA: NM ($750-$1,000) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 599 New York Giants team signed baseball c.1921-23. Championship era team signed baseball has been signed by approx. (26) incl. John J. McGraw, Hugh Jennings, Frank Frisch, Bill Terry, Jimmy O'Connell, Hugh McQuillan, Irish Meusel, George L. Kelly, Jim O'Connell, and others. The black fountain pen signatures rate 2 to 6 out of 10 (avg 4/5). Ball exhibits heavy even wear and soiling with coat of shellack applied. Rare period signed baseball hosting numerous highly desirable Hall of Fame autographs. Includes LOA from JSA: Ball VG: Signatures VG-EX ($500-$750) $425.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 600 1924 George Sisler National League baseball calendar. Large format 10.5"x14" endorsed calendar produced for the regional New York market contains the Giants regular season game log. First few interior pages depict Sisler, Hornsby, Frisch, League Officials, several stars, and the AL and NL Champs of 1923. Shows light age toning with a partial split to the upper bound edge. Center page is lose and has some chipping to lower edge of back cover: EX ($200-$300) $400.00
 
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