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Back Items For The Auction of April 28, 2012  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 201 1926 U.S. Indian $10.00 gold coin from Ted Williams' personal collection. Highly desirable gold coin fashioned by premier sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens (one of only two coin types that he designed), depicting a full head view of a Native American Indian in full headdress on front, and American Eagle on reverse Encapsulated in custom NGC "Ted Williams Collection" holder remaining in fine high grade condition: NGC MS 63 ($1,000-$2,000) $2,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 202 1895 U.S. Liberty Head $5.00 gold coin from Ted Williams' personal collection. Encapsulated in custom NGC "Ted Williams Collection" holder: NGC AU 55 ($400-$600) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 203 1905 U.S. Liberty Head $5.00 gold coin from Ted Williams' personal collection. Encapsulated in custom NGC "Ted Williams Collection" holder: NGC VF Improperly Cleaned ($300-$500) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 204 Lot of (2) 1909 France 20 Francs gold coins from Ted Williams' personal collection. Each is encapsulated in custom NGC "Ted Williams Collection" holders, grading NGC MS 65 and MS 66 respectively. ($500-$1,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 205 1893 U.S. Liberty Head $5.00 gold coin from Ted Williams' personal collection. Encapsulated in custom NGC "Ted Williams Collection" holder: NGC UNC OBV Graffiti ($300-$500) $425.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 206 Lot of (2) 1880 U.S. $5.00 gold coins from Ted Williams' personal collection. Each is encapsulated in custom NGC "Ted Williams Collection" holders, grading NGC AU 58 and NGC AU Improperly Cleaned respectively. ($500-$1,000) $1,210.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 207 Lot of (2) U.S. gold coins from Ted Williams' personal collection to include: 1836 Script 8 $2.50 gold coin: NGC G4 and 1851 $1.00 gold coin: NGC AU Improperly Cleaned ($300-$500) $950.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 208 Lot of (3) US Indian Princess $5.00 gold coins from Ted Williams' personal collection c.1852-1856. Each is encapsulated in custom NGC "Ted Williams Collection" holders, grading NGC AU 55, NGC AU 55, and NGC AU Improperly Cleaned respectively. ($750-$1,250) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 209 Lot of (2) 1911 France 20 Francs gold coins from Ted Williams' personal collection. Each is encapsulated in custom NGC "Ted Williams Collection" holders, grading NGC MS 65 ($500-$1,000) $1,100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 210 Lot of (2) 1916 Cuban gold coins from Ted Williams' personal collection. Each is encapsulated in custom NGC "Ted Williams Collection" holders, grading NGC VF Removed From Jewelry. ($300-$600) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 211 1986 U.S. Eagle $50.00 presentational gold coin from Ted Williams' personal collection with related handwritten note. U.S. $50.00 gold coin presented in its original presentational casing. Coin remains in pristine original condition and includes exterior box (some tape damage). Included with the lot is a small handwritten note in Ted Williams' hand, "Proof 1986 50 Gold piece Retail $550, $10 Liberty Gold, $275, 2 1/ dollar gold 175". Includes auction LOA from JSA (hand written note): Coin: NM-MT, Note: EX ($1,500-$2,500) $1,757.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 212 Lot of Canadian silver dollar coins from Ted Williams' personal collection. Includes (20) 1966 coins and (20) 1965 coins each remaining in fine overall condition. Total weight of approximately 32 ounces: Range EX/MT-NM ($500-$1,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 213 Silver bouillon bar from Ted Williams' personal collection with related autographed personal check. Substantive bar of solid silver weighing an impressive 109 ounces. Marked with impressed "Johnson Matthey" hallmarks on base along with "100+oz": EX-MT. The lot includes a Ted Williams autographed personal check made out to "Silver & Gold Report" signed "Theodore Williams" at the bottom in blue ink: NM. Includes auction LOA from JSA. ($2,000-$3,000) $4,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 214 Ted Williams personal coin collection. Coins remain in their original Whitman commemorative binders to include: (143) Lincoln Cents c.1909-1941; (133) Jefferson Nickels c.1938-1999; (75) Mercury Dimes c.1916-1945; (35) Franklin Half Dollars c.1948-1963; and (18) Morgan Dollars c.1878-1890. Vast majority of the coins remain in fine overall condition. Please call or check the online description for exact listing of coins by type/date: Range VG-NM ($1,000-$2,000) $2,004.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 215 Pair of Muhammad Ali autographed boxing gloves inscribed to Ted Williams with related photograph. Matched pair of red leather Everlast model boxing gloves, autographed from Muhammad Ali to Ted Williams. Signed respectively, in silver sharpie "To Ted from Muhammad Ali 12-9-88" on one glove and, "To Ted Williams from Muhammad Ali 12-9-88 From One Great to Another". Both salutations and signatures rate 9 out of 10, remaining in very fine overall condition. The gloves are accompanied by a matted and framed 9"x12" color photograph picturing Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, and Muhammad Ali. Exceptional autographed set with highly uncommon pedigree from one American sports icon to another. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($2,000-$4,000) $7,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 216 Lot of (3) boxing related books from Ted Williams' personal library, including Ali and Williams autographed "1993 "Muhammad Ali: A Thirty Year Journey" signed on interior title page, "To Ted Muhammad Ali You Are The Greatest 2-7-94". Book is also signed by the author to Williams: NM; 1931 "Gene Tunney" by Nat Fleischer. Hard cover book is unsigned with damage/loss to the spine: GD-VG; 1981 "A Pictorial History of Boxing" by Fleischer signed on the interior cover page, "Property Ted Williams": EX-MT. Includes auction LOA from JSA and 3"x4" color photo of Ted Williams with Muhammad Ali. ($500-$750) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 217 Joe Louis autographed photograph. Framed 7"x9" black and white photo picturing Joe Louis preparing for a fight signed "Joe Louis 2/6/51". Signature rates 7 out of 10, with some interesting red spots surrounding the ink, which could quite possibly be blood from his hand after fighting. Likely signed during a fight in Florida. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 218 Rocky Marciano autographed Look Magazine "Outstanding Sportsman" award presented to Ted Williams c.1950s. 35.25" Hand turned baseball bat bearing affixed metal placard engraved, "To Ted Williams, An Outstanding Sportsman, From Look Magazine." Mounted above is a MacGregor Official League baseball, which has been signed on the side panel, "Rocky Marciano" in blue ink rating 7/8 out of 10. Moderate scattered surface wear to ball and a hint of tarnish on placard. Williams and Marciano are among the greatest sports legends with roots to Massachusetts, having captivated the public with their exploits throughout the 1950s. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX ($1,000-$2,000) $948.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 219 Hall of Famer autographed football with image of Ted Williams in football uniform. Official NFL 75th Anniversary model ball signed by Walter Payton, Johnny Unitas, Mike Ditka, Tony Dorsett, and Roger Staubach. Silver paint pen signatures rate 8/9 out of 10. The lot is accompanied by a modern era photo picturing Williams dressed in a football uniform c.1940s. Includes auction LOA from JSA and 1996 letter detailing the ball being sent to Williams: EX-MT ($500-$750) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 220 Ted Williams Boston Bruins presentational jersey. Full size Boston Bruins hockey jersey as presented to Ted Williams having "Williams" on the back along with Ted's classic Red Sox uniform number "9". CCM tagging remains intact: EX ($300-$500) $672.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 221 Bobby Orr, Ted Williams, and Larry Bird autographed color photograph. Matted and framed 14"x20" color image of the three iconic Boston sports figures, each signed in blue sharpie across the front with their respective uniform numbers. Signatures rate 10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-MT ($750-$1,250) $3,250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 222 Larry Bird autographed limited edition print. Lifelike artwork depicting the Legendary Boston sports figure throughout his career, has been signed within the lower border, "Larry Bird." Pencil signature rates 9 out of 10. Also signed by the artist Daniel Smith and hand numbered 163/600. Framed to 18"x24" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($150-$300) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 223 Bill Russell autographed photograph. Black and white photograph has been signed on the front, "To Ted, Best Wishes, Bill Russell." Silver paint pen signature rates 9 out of 10. 16"x20" Photograph framed to 25"x29.5" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($500-$750) $901.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 224 Sam Jones autographed photograph. Large format matted and framed 16"x20" color photograph signed, "To Ted The best always Sam Jones". Silver signature rates 9/10 out of 10 contrasting nicely with the striking color image picturing the legendary Celtics player. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 225 Pair of Bob Cousy "PF Flyers" model sneakers c.1960s. Original canvas high top sneakers as endorsed by Celtics legend Bob Cousy, exhibiting evident use including surface soiling and general wear: VG ($100-$300) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 226 Lot of Ted Williams personal tennis related items to include: Charming handwritten letter written on March 15, 1974 on Sears Roebuck & Co. stationery as written to Ted's wife, Dolores. Includes comical content regarding his promise to pay her $10,000 if she ever beat him in 2 out of 3 rounds of tennis. Satirically signed, "Please bring knife when this happens. Ted Williams of sound mind". Letter has some fold lines with content and signature rating 9 out of 10: EX-MT; Pair of Adidas "Stan Smith" model tennis shoes worn by Ted Williams showing moderate to heavy usage. Shoes are accompanied by a vintage color photo of Williams wearing nearly identical shoes standing with Ken Rosewall: VG-EX; White Izod model tennis polo shirt showing light to moderate wear: EX; 1988 Ted Williams Baseball Hall of Fame Tennis Tournament "Winning Team" award bowl. Silverplated bowl inscribed on the front, retains its original Balfour lidded box with "Ted Williams" handwritten label on top. Includes color photo of Williams holding the offered bowl: NM; Small figural tennis trophy with white marble base (4" tall); (2) Ted Williams autographed personal checks as made out to "Tennis Shop" and "Tennis Island" respectively each signed "Theodore Williams" in blue ink: NM; Ted Williams autographed glass tennis ball paperweight by Tiffany & Co. Nicely signed across the front in black sharpie: NM; Pair of vintage tennis racket head vinyl covers each signed by Ted Williams in ink rating 3 and 6 out of 10, respectively: GD-VG; and a pair of vintage black and white 8"x10" photos picturing Williams in tennis scenes. Very fine grouping with excellent breakdown value. Includes auction LOA from JSA (autographs). ($1,000-$2,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 227 Lot of Arnold Palmer items with relation to Ted Williams to include: Ted Williams single signed baseball inscribed to Arnold Palmer. Clean white B.Brown AL ball signed in blue ink, "To Arnold Palmer Truly a great Ted Williams". Salutation and signature rate 9/10 out of 10: NM-MT. Arnold Palmer model golf putter. Left handed model club retains its original light tan leather grip with Arnold Palmer facsimile signature stamping on club head. Light to minimal usage wear: NM; Group of vintage Arnold Palmer unused golf balls in their original boxes: EX-EX/MT. The lot also includes a color 8"x10" photo picturing Ted Williams standing with Palmer and another gentleman. Includes auction LOA from JSA (autograph). ($500-$1,000) $2,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 228 Ted Williams personal golf club set and bag. Vintage set of left hand model clubs as used by Ted Williams to include: "Ping Eyes" irons (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, Wedge, and Sand Wedge); Slotline model putter with head cover; and Hillerich & Bradsby Co. "Power Bilt" woods (1, 3, 4, 5). All clubs exhibit evident usage ranging from moderate to heavy. Black and orange leather bag retains its "H&B Louisville Dura Bilt" metal label on the reverse and has been signed at three different locations on the bag by Williams in gold sharpie. Signatures have varying degrees of age fading, ranging from 2 to 7 out of 10. Bag itself shows age and handling wear including some surface soiling and typical usage. Wooden bag tag is also included from the 1984 Major Leaguers Scramble tournament with "Ted Williams" brass name placard inset. Very fine vintage set of clubs with desirable Hillerich & Bradsby crossover value. Includes auction LOA from JSA (autographs): Clubs: Range VG-EX/MT; Bag: VG-EX ($2,000-$3,000) $2,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 229 Ted Williams personal golf putter. Bulls Eye Golf "Acushnet" model putter featuring engraved club head with "Ted Williams 9" on one panel. The club retains its original rubber grip and exhibits evident usage wear throughout, likely indicating Williams' fondness for this particular club: EX. The lot is accompanied by a Ted Williams autographed personal check made out to "Hernando Golf Center" signed "Theodore Williams" at the bottom in black ink: EX-MT. A 1970s era 5"x7" color photo of Williams putting is also included (actual club not pictured). Includes auction LOA from JSA (autograph). ($500-$1,000) $2,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 230 Lot of Ted Williams personal golf related items to include: "Joe Cronin Memorial Golf Tournament" polo shirt worn by Williams with "Ted Williams 9" patch on sleeve: EX; 1975 "World Golf Hall of Fame" Appointment Planner. Leather bound unused appointment planner with inset coin on the front cover and "Ted Williams" impressed in gilt lettering: EX-MT; Ted Williams autographed personal check made out to the "Hernando Golf Center" signed "Theodore Williams" in black ink: NM; Pair of Worth leather golf gloves showing light to moderate use: VG-EX; (7) unused Sears model K252 golf balls in their original display box c.1970s: EX-MT; (2) photos of Ted Williams golfing and standing with club: EX; and an assortment of vintage wooden tees, used golf gloves, (2) golf balls, and other miscellaneous pieces found within the Williams collection. Includes auction LOA from JSA (autograph). ($500-$750) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 231 Ted Williams personal golf club set and bag. Vintage set of left hand model clubs as used by Ted Williams to include: "True Temper Tour Model" irons (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, Wedge, and Sand Wedge); Unmarked brass head putter; True Temper "TT Lite" model woods (metal heads) (3, 4, 5) and H&B Power Bilt Arnold Palmer 1 wood. All clubs exhibit evident usage ranging from moderate to heavy. Red and white leather bag retains its original "Arnold Palmer Co" metal label on the reverse. Bag shows evident use including some surface wear and soiling. Includes (2) vintage bag tags with Williams' name including the Dom DiMaggio Golf Tournament: Clubs: Range VG-EX, Bag: VG-EX ($1,000-$2,000) $1,700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 232 Lot of (2) pairs of Ted Williams personal golf cleats. Includes a pair of white leather cleats by Dexter, and a pair of light brown leather cleats by Etonic. Both exhibit evident use, including surface wear turf residue on the cleats. The Etonic cleats have some flaking to their leather trim. Includes 1970s era black and white image of Williams posed by a golf cart wearing very similar cleats to the Etonic examples: VG-EX ($200-$400) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 233 Ted Williams personal golf irons set. Vintage set of Shakespeare "Mach One" model irons including 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and pitching wedge. All clubs show evident use retaining their original "Swing Rite Grip Rite" rubber grips. Each club head features a custom incised "Ted Williams" facsimile signature on the front of the head. Includes vintage color photograph of Ted Williams in golf attire holding a club: Range VG-EX ($500-$750) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 234 Ted Williams personal golf club set. Vintage set of Hillerich & Bradsby "Power Bilt" model irons including 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, sand wedge, and pitching wedge. All clubs show evident moderate to heavy use, retaining their original rubber grips. The set also includes 1, 3, 4, and 5 woods, each showing heavy use. Includes vintage color photograph of Ted Williams in golf attire swinging a club: Range VG-EX ($500-$750) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 235 Wade Boggs single signed baseball inscribed to Ted Williams. G.Budig AL baseball signed on side panel, "To Ted All the best Wade Boggs 8/7/99 3000". Signature and inscription rate 8/9 out of 10. Ball itself has a few areas of light blue toning. Desirable single signed baseball from one of the great Red Sox players signed to the greatest Red Sox player. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Signature: NM, Ball: EX ($200-$300) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 236 Lot of (2) Roger Clemens autographed items to include: Roger Clemens 16"x24" color photograph picturing his record tying 19th strikeout signed, "To Ted, Very best wishes always Roger Clemens". Black sharpie signature rates 9/10 out of 10, photo itself has some surface imperfections including a crease at upper left background area: EX. Roger Clemens autographed lithograph signed at the bottom margin, "To Ted, Thanks for the great photo. You're one big reason why I love playing for the team WE play for....Rocket Roger Clemens MVP CY III ". Print measures 20"x27" matted and framed numbered 78/1000: EX-MT. Includes auction LOA from JSA. ($400-$600) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 237 Lot of (2) Stan Musial autographed items to include: Matted and framed 18"x23" illustrative print of Musial signed, "To Talkin Baseball Great group & lots of success Stan Musial". Salutation and signature rate 8/9 out of 10: NM and Stan Musial and Terry Moore autographed baseball. W.White NL ball with signatures rating 9 out of 10: NM. Includes auction LOA from JSA and a 3"x5" color photo of Williams standing with Stan Musial. ($100-$300) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 238 Reggie Jackson autographed baseball inscribed to Ted Williams along with (12) single signed baseballs. Clean near white B.Brown AL ball signed across the sweetspot, "Reggie Jackson #44 Nov. 24, 1991 Mr. October" in blue ink. Top panel of the ball is inscribed by Jackson, "To Ted Mr. Baseball The Duke The greatest hitter of all-time. Thanks for being my friend and a great guy!". Signature and salutation rate 9 out of 10. The lot is also accompanied by (12) Reggie Jackson single signed baseballs from Ted Williams' personal collection. Each ball is signed in black ink across the sweetspot, with signatures ranging from 8 to 10 out of 10. G.Budig AL baseballs range from near white to several with some moderate areas of toning. Very fine lot inclusive of a poignantly inscribed baseball, signed from one 500 Home Run Club member to another. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Reggie inscribed ball: NM-MT, (12) Single Signed balls: Range EX-NM ($1,000-$1,500) $2,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 240 Bob Feller autographed jersey and inscribed book to Ted Williams. Cleveland Indians 1948 style home replica jersey by Mitchell & Ness signed across the front by Feller in black sharpie: NM. 1990 "Now Pitching Bob Feller" by Bill Gilbert. Hard cover book retains its original dust jacket and is signed on interior title page, "To Ted Williams, The best hitter I ever saw or pitched to (no contest) Your Friend, Bob Feller 8/31/93". Signature rates 9 out of 10: NM. Includes auction LOA from JSA. ($300-$400) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 241 Joe DiMaggio autographed limited edition serigraph by Carlo Beninati. Fine art print on rag paper done in the unique silver accented style of Carlo Beninati, has been signed across the front, "Joe DiMaggio." Blue marker signature rates 9/10 out of 10. Also signed by the artist and hand numbered 284/750. Framed to 27.5"x37" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA and notarized COA related to the original signing: NM ($600-$800) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 242 Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio autographed photograph. 8"x10" Black and white photo has been signed on the front in blue marker rating 9/10 out of 10. Framed to 12"x14" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 243 Lot of (7) autographed and inscribed baseball related books from the personal library of Ted Williams to include: 1998 "The Yogi Book", soft cover signed, "To Ted From one great hitter to another. Your Pal, Yogi Berra"; 1984 "The Truth Hurts" by Jimmy Piersall. Hard cover with dust jacket signed and inscribed on interior cover page to Ted from Piersall; 1969 "Baseball Play and Strategy" by Ethan Allen. Hard cover book missing dust jacket signed "Property of Ted Williams" on interior cover page; 1996 "The Perfect Yankee" by Don Larsen. Hard cover book with dust jacket signed and inscribed to Ted on interior title page; 1996 "The Whiz Kids" by R.Roberts and P.Rogers. Hard cover book with dust jacket signed by Roberts and the author on interior title page; 1963 "The Boys Baseball Book" by Mickey Owen. Hard cover book with dust jacket signed and inscribed to Ted by Mickey Owen on interior cover page; and 1987 "Hardball" by Bowie Kuhn. Hard cover book with dust jacket signed and inscribed to Ted from Commissioner Kuhn on interior cover page. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Range EX-NM ($300-$500) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 244 Collection of Baseball Hall of Fame member and star player autographed items to include: Warren Spahn autographed baseball (signed twice) (ball has some toning): VG; Hal Newhouser single signed baseball: EX; Brooks Robinson autographed artist proof poster by Lewis Watkins. 24" x36" signed "Brooks Robinson #5 1955-1977": NM; Warren Spahn and John Sain autographed color print by Ron Lewis. 10"x14" matted and framed: NM; Monte Irvin signed 10"x14" photographed inscribed, "To Ted I played with Josh...Like You he was special Monte Irvin". Photo pictures Josh Gibson: NM; Smokey Joe Wood autographed 10"x13" matted and framed photograph inscribed, "To my good friend Ted Williams with all good wishes Joe Wood": NM; Ralph Kiner autographed 8"x10" color photo inscribed, "To Ted The greatest of hitters but even greater as a man's man. Sincerely, Ralph Kiner 8/18/87": NM; and Ted Williams autographed printed photographic display piece measuring 11"x14": NM. Includes auction LOA from JSA. ($500-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 245 Hank Aaron autographed book from the personal collection of Ted Williams. 1999 "Home Run My Life in Pictures" by Hank Aaron, hard cover coffee table style book as presented to Ted Williams for contributions to the book. Signed by Aaron in blue sharpie on the interior cover page. Includes auction LOA from JSA, along with two typewritten letters sent to Williams from Aaron and the publishers (facsimile signed): NM ($100-$300) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 246 Baseball Hall of Famer autographed baseball with Ted Williams autographed photograph. W.White NL ball signed by (14) HOF members including Bench, Seaver, Reese, Musial, Mize, and Gibson. Signatures range from 8 to 9 out of 10: NM. The lot also includes a Ted Williams autographed 3"x5" black and white photograph. Signature rates 9 out of 10: NM. Includes auction LOA from JSA. ($300-$500) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 247 Baseball Hall of Famer autographed baseball with Ted Williams autographed photograph. B.Brown AL ball signed by (25) HOF members including Williams, Musial, Spahn, Dickey, Reese, Banks, Gehringer, and Gomez. Signatures range from 8 to 9 out of 10, with the ball having some areas of age toning. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball: VG/EX, Signatures: Range EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $1,210.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 248 Baseball Hall of Famer autographed baseball with Ted Williams autographed photograph. B.Brown AL ball signed by (25) HOF members including Reese, McCovey, Feller, Doerr, Hunter, Kaline, and Ford. Signatures range from 8 to 9 out of 10: NM. The lot also includes a Ted Williams autographed 3"x5" black and white photograph. Signature rates 9 out of 10: NM. Includes auction LOA from JSA. ($500-$750) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 249 Hall of Famer autographed commemorative black bat including Ted Williams. Louisville Slugger 125 model commemorative black bat signed in gold sharpie by (7) HOF members including Ted Williams, Bob Doerr, Ray Dandridge, Brooks Robinson, Johnny Mize, Enos Slaughter, and Monte Irvin. Signatures rate 9/10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA and Green Diamond Sports hologram: NM-MT ($500-$1,000) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 250 Hall of Famer autographed commemorative black bat including Ted Williams. Louisville Slugger 125 model commemorative black bat signed in gold sharpie by (7) HOF members including Ted Williams, Bob Doerr, Ray Dandridge, Brooks Robinson, Johnny Mize, Enos Slaughter, and Monte Irvin. Signatures rate 9/10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA and Green Diamond Sports hologram: NM-MT ($500-$1,000) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 251 Hall of Famer autographed commemorative black bat including Ted Williams. Louisville Slugger 125 model commemorative black bat signed in gold sharpie by (7) HOF members including Ted Williams, Bob Doerr, Ray Dandridge, Brooks Robinson, Johnny Mize, Enos Slaughter, and Monte Irvin. Signatures rate 9/10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA and Green Diamond Sports hologram: NM-MT ($500-$1,000) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 252 Hall of Famer autographed commemorative black bat including Ted Williams. Louisville Slugger 125 model commemorative black bat signed in gold sharpie by (7) HOF members including Ted Williams, Bob Doerr, Ray Dandridge, Brooks Robinson, Johnny Mize, Enos Slaughter, and Monte Irvin. Signatures rate 9/10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA and Green Diamond Sports hologram: NM-MT ($500-$1,000) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 253 500 Home Run Club autographed baseball. B.Giamatti NL ball signed by (11) members of the 500 HR club to include Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Eddie Mathews, Frank Robinson, Ernie Banks, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Mike Schmidt, Reggie Jackson, and Harmon Killebrew. Signatures range from 8 to 10 out of 10. The ball itself has some areas of light age toning. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball: EX, Signatures: Range NM-NM/MT ($750-$1,250) $1,750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 255 Lot of (2) 1989 Perez Steele "Celebration" Hall of Fame boxed postcard sets with (8) autographed cards per set. Classic cased postcard presentational set as produced by Perez Steele Galleries includes (8) autographed examples in each set. Signed cards are as follows: Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Enos Slaughter, Monte Irvin, Brooks Robinson, Bob Doerr, Johnny Mize, and Ray Dandridge. Each set includes its original hinged lid display box with color lithographic baseball scene, numbered 6421 and 6460 of 10,000, respectively. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-MT ($300-$500) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 256 Lot of (2) 1989 Perez Steele "Celebration" Hall of Fame boxed postcard sets with (8) autographed cards per set. Classic cased postcard presentational set as produced by Perez Steele Galleries includes (8) autographed examples in each set. Signed cards are as follows: Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Enos Slaughter, Monte Irvin, Brooks Robinson, Bob Doerr, Johnny Mize, and Ray Dandridge. Each set includes its original hinged lid display box with color lithographic baseball scene, numbered 6474 and 6437 of 10,000, respectively. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-MT ($300-$500) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 257 Superb Mickey Mantle single signed baseball inscribed to Ted Williams. Clean white B.Brown AL ball signed in blue ink on a side panel, "To Ted 'My Idol' Happy Holidays Mickey Mantle 12/11/93". Signature and salutation rate 9/10 out of 10. Mantle and Williams enjoyed a significant degree of mutual respect between each other, both during and after their playing careers. It was inherently clear that Mantle held Ted Williams in the highest regard and by all accounts idolized his approach to the game of baseball and as a gentleman off the field. Outstanding and unique rarity. The lot is accompanied by a black and white 8"x10" photo picturing Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle signed by Williams in gold sharpie. Includes auction LOA from JSA and the ball retains an Upper Deck Authenticated hologram: NM ($2,000-$4,000) $9,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 258 Ted Williams single signed baseball inscribed to Mickey Mantle. Near white to white B.Brown AL ball signed and inscribed in black ink on a side panel, "To Mickey Mantle one of the greatest of all time Ted Williams." Signature and salutation rate 9 out of 10. While unclear as to why this particular baseball never got delivered to Mantle, it is abundantly clear the mutual respect these two iconic players held for each other. As evidenced by several other items within this auction, the two players held each others accomplishments in the highest regard. The offered ball may have been an initial attempt and redone or simply may have never been delivered, we will never know. We can state, however, that the offered baseball is one of the finest of its type extant as signed to, and by two, of the top ten players in Major League history. The lot is accompanied by a black and white 8"x10" photo picturing Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle signed by Williams in gold sharpie: NM Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($2,000-$4,000) $13,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 259 Mickey Mantle presentational display piece with Mantle autographed print and Williams autographed photo. Gilt framed shadowbox style display as presented to Ted Williams by Mickey Mantle, featuring a New York Yankees State of New York embossed badge having blue inlaid lettering, "Mickey Mantle Hall of Fame 1974 New York Yankees 7". Engraved placard is displayed beneath, "Ted Williams You are The Greatest And a Very Special Friend. Thanks, Your Friend Mickey Mantle". Glass free display has some minor surface scratching to the placard and a few areas of the matting: EX-MT. The lot also includes: 10"x13" black and white photographic lithograph of Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams signed "Best Wishes Mickey Mantle" in black ink. Signature rates 9/10 out of 10: NM and black and white 8"x10" photo of Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle signed by Williams in gold sharpie: NM. Includes auction LOA from JSA (autographs) and a 1996 COA detailing its gift from Mantle to Williams. ($750-$1,500) $1,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 260 Mickey Mantle autographed photograph to Ted Williams. Black and white photograph of Mantle taken during his 1956 Triple Crown season, has been signed on the front, "To Ted, The Greatest hitter I ever saw and my idol. Mickey Mantle." Blue marker signature rates 9/10 out of 10. Exceptional display piece as presented from one immortal to another. 16"x20" Photo framed to 20.25"x24.25" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($2,000-$4,000) $6,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 261 Mickey Mantle autographed "Mighty Mick" Gallo poster. Famed image has been signed across the front, "Mickey Mantle" with "No.7" inscription. Blue marker signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Also signed by the photograph Ray Gallo and dated 1990. 26"x36" Overall with printed on titling at borders. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Apparent NM ($500-$1,000) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 262 Fine lot of (85) Ted Williams autographed photographs with Mickey Mantle. CachÄ of sepia tone 8"x10" images picturing Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle posed in street clothes, each signed by Williams in gold sharpie. Photos are each hand numbered out of 1000 at bottom right with the offered examples all numbering under 100. Includes auction LOA from JSA and (85) individual letters of provenance from Claudia Williams: Range NM-NM/MT ($7,500-$12,500) $7,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 263 Ted Williams single signed baseball. B.Brown AL ball signed by Williams across the sweetspot in blue ink rating 9 out of 10. Ball itself remains very clean, save for a small light circular surface indentation on reverse sweetspot. One of only a handful of Ted Williams single signed baseballs found within the collection. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($300-$500) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 264 Ted Williams autographed baseball bat. Full size 35" long Louisville Slugger 125 model bat displaying the classic Ted Williams facsimile signature stamping on the barrel end. Signed across the barrel by Williams in blue sharpie with autograph rating 9/10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-NM/MT ($500-$1,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 265 Ted Williams single signed baseball with .406 inscription. Near white B. Brown AL ball signed across the sweetspot with ".406" notation denoting Williams' batting average in the storied 1941 season. The ball itself has a few areas of minor age toning. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball: EX, Signature: NM ($500-$750) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 266 Ted Williams autographed baseball bat. Full size 35" long Louisville Slugger 125 model bat displaying the classic Ted Williams facsimile signature stamping on the barrel end. Signed across the barrel by Williams in blue sharpie with autograph rating 9/10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-NM/MT ($500-$1,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 267 Ted Williams autographed Boston Red Sox jersey. Cream colored Boston Red Sox jersey with team name lettered across the front has 1939 Centennial patch on sleeve. The number "9" appears on back. Signed on the front, "Ted Williams" in marker rating 8 out of 10. Proper Mitchell & Ness tagging in collar and front tail (size L). Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($1,000-$2,000) $968.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 268 Ted Williams autographed baseball bat. Full size 35" long Louisville Slugger 125 model bat displaying the classic Ted Williams facsimile signature stamping on the barrel end. Signed across the barrel by Williams in blue sharpie with autograph rating 9/10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-NM/MT ($500-$1,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 269 Ted Williams autographed photograph. Black and white image based on the original taken during the 1941 All-Star Game depicts Williams as he crossed homeplate shaking hands with Joe DiMaggio. Signed in blue marker, "Ted Williams" rating 9/10 out of 10. 16"x20" Photograph framed to 19.25"x23.25" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA and has Green Diamond authentication hologram affixed: NM ($400-$600) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 270 Lot of (10) Ted Williams autographed baseball bats. Very fine grouping of full size 35" long Louisville Slugger 125 model bats each displaying the classic Ted Williams facsimile signature stamping on the barrel end. Signed across the barrel end by Williams in blue sharpie with autographs ranging from 9 to 10 out of 10. Bats are in unused condition. Outstanding opportunity with excellent breakdown value. Includes auction LOA from JSA and (10) individual letters of provenance from Claudia Williams: NM-NM/MT ($5,000-$10,000) $8,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 272 Ted Williams autographed photograph. 16"x20" Color photograph based on the original which was taken while Williams was serving as a Marine pilot. Signed across the front, "Ted Williams" in silver paint pen rating 9 out of 10. Uncommon image offers striking crisp clarity. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($300-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 273 Ted Williams autographed photograph. 16"x20" Black and white photograph based on the original which depicts Ted Williams hitting his last career home run. Signed across the front in blue marker, "Ted Williams" rating 9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA and has Green Diamond authentication hologram affixed: EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 274 "Ted Williams And Friends" autographed limited edition print. 16"x20" Print commemorating Ted Williams' final at bat home run in Fenway Park. Signed by all (5) depicted including Williams, Doerr, D.DiMaggio, Pesky, and Pellagrini. Blue marker signatures rate 9 out of 10. Also signed by the artist James Amore and hand numbered out of 521 pieces. Includes auction LOA from JSA and has Green Diamond authentication hologram affixed: NM ($250-$450) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 275 Lot of (20) "Ted Williams And Friends" autographed limited edition prints. Identical 16"x20" prints commemorating Ted Williams' final at bat home run in Fenway Park. Signed by all (5) depicted including Williams, Doerr, D.DiMaggio, Pesky, and Pellagrini. Blue marker signatures rate 9 out of 10. Each signed by the artist James Amore and hand numbered out of 521 pieces. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Range EX/MT-NM ($4,000-$6,000) $2,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 276 Ted Williams autographed "End of an Era" artist's proof lithograph. Large format artist's composite has been signed along the upper edge, "Ted Williams" with "1936-1960" inscription denoting his years in professional baseball. Signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Also signed by the artist Lewis Watkins and hand numbered A/P denoting artist's proof. Matted to 26"x31" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 277 Lot of (4) Ted Williams autographed "End of an Era" limited edition lithographs (numbers 1-4 in the edition). Identical large format 22.5"x27.75" artist's composite prints, each signed along the upper edge, "Ted Williams" with "San Diego Padres 1936" and "Boston Red Sox 1939-1960" inscriptions denoting his years in professional baseball. Signatures rate 9 out of 10. All signed by the artist Lewis Watkins and hand numbered out of 521 total pieces with these being numbers (1) through (4) in the edition. Hint of light wear confined to extreme edges with (1) having small lower corner chip. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($1,500-$2,500) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 279 Ted Williams autographed limited edition giclee. Large format 34"x46" print on canvas commemorating Williams' Triple Crown and .406 hitting seasons. Signed in blue marker, "Ted Williams" with "42 47 T.C." inscription. Blue marker signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Hand numbered "7" from an extremely limited "Deluxe" edition of (9) pieces. Also signed by the artist Steve Parson. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($1,000-$2,000) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 280 Ted Williams autographed print by LeRoy Neiman. Matted and framed limited edition color print measures 9"x24" signed at the bottom "Ted Williams 9" with "344/1000" notation. Neiman has also signed the bottom in black sharpie as well. Very attractive Williams autographed display piece after the original 1980 rendering by noted artist LeRoy Neiman. This particular painting was also used as a fundraiser for the Jimmy Fund. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($750-$1,000) $2,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 281 Ted Williams autographed Louisville Slugger commemorative black bat. Bold full size Louisville Slugger 125 model black bat with custom impressed gilt lettering on barrel end, "Legend of the Kid, Triple Crown '42 & '47, MVP '46 & '49-.406 '41, Lifetime BA .344 & 521 HR." Signed in gold "Ted Williams" across the barrel area rating 9 out of 10. Very desirable limited edition custom made bat not previously offered until the current auction. Numbered 812/1000. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-MT ($1,000-$1,500) $1,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 282 Lot of (25) Ted Williams autographed postcard sized photographs. Identical 3.5"x5" black and white photographs based on the original taken while Williams was a member of the Minneapolis Millers. Each has been signed within the lower white border, "Ted Williams." Blue marker signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall NM ($2,000-$4,000) $3,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 283 Ted Williams autographed large format photograph. 20"x27.5" Color photograph based on the original taken while Williams was serving as a Marine pilot. Signed across the front, "Ted Williams" in blue marker rating 9 out of 10. Uncommon image offering fine clarity. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $575.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 284 Lot of (4) Ted Williams autographed large format photographs. Identical 20"x27.5" Color photographs based on the original taken while Williams was serving as a Marine pilot. Each signed across the front, "Ted Williams" in blue marker rating 9 out of 10. Uncommon image offering fine clarity. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($1,500-$2,500) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 285 Ted Williams autographed Boston Red Sox jersey. Cream colored Boston Red Sox jersey with team name lettered across the front has 1939 Centennial patch on sleeve. The number "9" appears on back. Signed on the front, "Ted Williams" in marker rating 8 to 9 out of 10 (very small hairline mark in background from time of signing). Proper Mitchell & Ness tagging in collar and front tail (size XL). Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($1,000-$2,000) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 286 Ted Williams autographed portrait photograph. Black and white image based on the original taken during his 1939 Rookie season. Signed across the front, "Ted Williams" in blue marker rating 9/10 out of 10. 16"x20" Photograph framed to 20"x24" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 287 Lot of (25) Ted Williams autographed limited edition prints. Black and white rendering of Williams by noted artist Lewis Watkins titled, "San Diego Padres, Pacific Coast League, 1936" in the lower corner. Each has been signed in black marker. "Ted Williams, 1936" rating 8 to 9 out of 10. A portion displays a touch of mostly minute yellowing around signature and a touch of other light scattered wear confined to edges. Each is hand numbered out of 1,000 and signed by the artist. Rare opportunity to obtain a sizable portion of limited edition signed material from such a prominent figure. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT, Range EX/MT-NM ($5,000-$10,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 288 Ted Williams autographed first at bat photograph. Black and white image of Williams based on the original taken on April 14, 1939 during his first at bat with the Boston Red Sox. Signed across the front, "Ted Williams" in blue marker rating 9/10 out of 10. 16"x20" Photograph framed to 20.25"x24.25" overall with descriptive paper placard set in mat. Includes auction LOA from JSA and has Green Diamond authentication hologram affixed: NM ($400-$600) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 289 Peter Max and John Glenn signed exhibition poster. Colorful poster advertising the May 25, 1994 Peter Max exhibition, "Homage To An American Hero - A Tribute To Senator John Glenn." Signed on the front, "John Glenn" and "Max 94" in black marker rating 8/9 out of 10. Tastefully matted and framed to 32"x40.5" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($300-$500) $950.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 290 Ted Williams and Bobby Doerr autographed photograph. 16"x20" Black and white photograph of the Legendary Red Sox Hall of Famers based on the original taken during the 1939 season. Signed across the front, "Ted Williams" and "Bob Doerr." Blue marker signatures rate 8/9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($500-$750) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 291 Ted Williams and Bobby Doerr autographed photograph. 16"x20" Black and white photograph of the Legendary Red Sox Hall of Famers based on the original taken during the 1939 season. Signed across the front, "Ted Williams" and "Bob Doerr." Blue marker signatures rate 8/9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($500-$750) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 292 Ted Williams autographed Hitters Hall of Fame poster. Color artwork poster issued in conjunction with the dedication of the Hitters Hall of Fame in February 1995. Signed at lower edge, "Ted Williams" in blue marker rating 9/10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($250-$500) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 293 Enormous Ted Williams autographed first at bat photograph. Black and white 33"x41" image of Williams based on the original taken on April 14, 1939 during his first at bat with the Boston Red Sox. Signed across the front, "Ted Williams" in blue marker with "1939 Holy Cross" inscription rating 9/10 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($500-$1,000) $1,700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 294 Lot of (12) Ted Williams autographed prints. Identical 16"x24" large format print of an artist's charcoal rendering, each signed across the front, "Ted Williams." Blue marker signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($2,500-$3,500) $1,800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 295 Ted Williams autographed print. 16"x24" Large format print of an artist's charcoal rendering has been signed across the front, "Ted Williams." Blue marker signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($250-$500) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 296 Lot of (3) Ted Williams autographed limited edition lithographs. Trio of large format prints by noted artist Lewis Watkins depicting Williams at various points in his career. Each signed in marker 9 out of 10. First measures 22.5"x27.75" and is inscribed, "San Diego Padres 1936" and "Boston Red Sox 1939-1960", second is 24"x33" and inscribed "1941", third is 23"x35" and inscribed "1942". All signed by the artist and hand numbered out of 521 total pieces. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($750-$1,500) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 297 Ted Williams autographed limited edition lithograph by Bill Purdom. Panoramic 14"x36" lithograph based on the original artwork entitled "Splendid Fenway Finale." Signed within the lower border, "Ted Williams" in pencil rating 8/9 out of 10. Also signed by artist and numbered out of 600 pieces with only a few having been signed by Williams. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $650.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 298 Lot of (8) Ted Williams autographed "Triple Crown Winner" limited edition lithographs. Identical large format 23"x35" composite artwork lithographs, titled within the lower border and listing Williams' 1942 season statistics. Each signed in blue marker, "Ted Williams" with "1942" inscription rating 9 out of 10. Also signed by the artist Lewis Watkins and hand numbered out of 521 total pieces. Hint of light wear entirely confined to the extreme edges. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($2,000-$4,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 299 Lot of (10) Ted Williams autographed limited edition lithographs. Identical large format 24"x33" composite artwork lithographs, each signed in blue marker, "Ted Williams" with "1942" inscription. Signatures rate 9 out of 10. Also signed by the artist Lewis Watkins and hand numbered out of 521 total pieces. Hint of light wear entirely confined to the extreme edges. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($3,000-$5,000) $3,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 300 1975 Boston Red Sox team autographed baseball. Cream colored L.MacPhail OAL baseball has been signed by (23) members of the AL Champion Red Sox including Yastrzemski, Rice, Evans, Cooper, Fisk, Petrocelli, Zimmer, and Wise. There is an additional Yastrzemski signature that is clubhouse signed with the authentic version having been added recently. Fine condition exemplar with signatures ranging from 8 to 10 out of 10. Includes LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($500-$750) $650.00
 
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