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Back Items For The Auction of Minoso September 17th, 2016  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 401 Extensive collection of (42) 1980-2002 World Series press pins. Includes 1980 Phillies and Royals; 1981 Dodgers and Yankees; 1982 Cardinals and Brewers; 1983 Phillies and Orioles; 1984 Padres and Tigers; 1985 Royals and Cardinals; 1986 Red Sox and Mets, 1987 Cardinals, 1988 Dodgers and A's; 1989 Giants and A's; 1990 Reds and A's; 1991 Twins and Braves, 1992 Braves and Blue Jays; 1993 Phillies and Blue Jays; 1995 Braves and Indians, 1996 Yankees and Braves; 1997 Indians and Marlins; 1998 Yankees and Padres; 1999 Yankees; 2000 Yankees and Mets; 2001 Yankees and Diamondbacks; 2002 Giants and Angels. Varying degrees of mostly light handling wear effecting a few pieces. Includes letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: EX-NM ($750-$1,250) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 402 1941 All-Star Game press pin (at Briggs Stadium, Detroit). Desirable and seldom offered pin represents only the second issued for an All-Star Game. Fully intact blue enameled portion remains at center with the front face having a touch of light wear overall. "Dodge" marked threaded post back has some mild scattered discoloration: EX ($750-$1,000) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 403 1946 All-Star Game presentational pin (at Fenway Park, Boston). Diamond shaped lapel pin has a pair of red enameled "Sox" at center and is lettered "1946 All Star Game Fenway Park." Touch of light wear and unmarked with the current traditional style pin backing likely a replacement. Not a press pin and done in similar style to a tie-clip charm that is known to have been presented to participating players: EX with note to description ($300-$500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 404 1947 All-Star Game press pin (at Wrigley Field, Chicago). Original red, white, and blue enameled pin featuring one of the more appealing designs from this period. Touch of light wear and a hint of discoloration on front. Threaded post back is unmarked and missing the screw down closure: VG/EX ($400-$600) $182.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 405 1948 All-Star Game press pin (at Sportsman's Park, St. Louis). Original pin done to resemble a hat has mild scattered wear including chips/discoloration to enamel. Threaded post has been replaced with a more tradition pin backing: GD with note to description ($200-$400) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 406 1951 All-Star Game press pin (at Briggs Stadium, Detroit). Original pin with minor scattered wear retains all of it's original enamel. Threaded post back has it's screw down closure: EX ($200-$400) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 407 Lot of (9) 1961-1969 All-Star Game press pins. Includes 1961 (at San Francisco), 1962 (at Washington), 1963 (at Cleveland), 1964 (at New York), 1965 (at Minnesota), 1966 (at St. Louis), 1967 (at Anaheim), 1968 (at Houston), and 1969 (at Washington). The 1961 has threaded post replaced with more traditional backing and a number of the closures themselves are likely not original to the pins. Varying degrees of mostly minor wear: Avg. EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 408 1954-1957 All-Star Game press pins (4). Original pins issued for games played in 1954 (at Cleveland), 1955 (at Milwaukee), 1956 (at Washington), and 1957 (at St. Louis). Touch of light scattered wear with all properly marked threaded backs retaining screw down closures. The 1955 pin has a more traditional pin backing which is likely a later modification: Avg. EX/MT with note to description ($300-$500) $275.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 409 1960 All-Star Game press pins (at New York and Kansas City) (2). Pair of original pins as issued for each of the games played in 1960. Touch of light wear with original screw down closures on threaded post backs: EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 410 1950 All-Star Game press pin (at Chicago). Original pin done in tasteful design with fully intact red and white enameled portions. Touch of light wear. Original screw down closure remains on threaded post back: EX-EX/MT ($100-$200) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 411 1962 All-Star Game press pin (at Chicago). Original pin done in tasteful design with fully intact red and white enameled portions. Touch of light wear and mild discoloration. Original screw down closure remains on threaded post back: EX-EX/MT ($100-$200) $67.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 412 1970-1978 All-Star Game press pins (9). Includes 1970 (Cincinnati), 1971 (Detroit), 1972 (Atlanta), 1973 (Kansas City), 1974 (Pittsburgh), 1975 (Milwaukee), 1976 Philadelphia, 1977 (New York), and 1978 (San Diego, missing screw down closure). Varying degrees of mostly light wear: Avg. EX/MT ($300-$500) $133.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 413 Lot of (23) 1981-2004 All-Star Game press pins. Includes complete run of pins as issued from 1981 through 2004 missing only 2001. Varying degrees of mostly light handling wear effecting a few pieces. Includes letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: EX-NM ($500-$1,000) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 414 1972-1978 Cincinnati Reds press and/or event related pins (6) and 1970 All-Star bat. Includes Adirondack 302 model baseball bat with "J Holtzman" name block lettered into the barrel which has affixed metal placard commemorating the 1970 All-Star Game in Cincinnati; original press pins as issued by the Reds for the 1972, 75, and 76 World Series; 1978 Reds phantom pin issued in anticipation of World Series appearance; high quality "75 Champs" lapel pin done in press pin style; press/dignitary pin issued for 1978 Reds vs. Astros Opening Day game at Riverfront Stadium (residue/discoloration throughout back). Varying degree of mostly light wear throughout: Avg. EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 415 Lot of (21) 1983-2006 Baseball Hall of Fame Induction press pins plus (6) 1997--2006 retroactive sets. Complete run of pins as issued from 1983 through 2000 plus the 2004, 05, and 06 pins; retroactive boxed sets as issued in 1997, 1999, 2004, 2003, 2005, and 2006. Varying degrees of mostly light handling wear effecting a few pieces. Includes letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: EX-NM ($500-$1,000) $440.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 416 1970 Orioles vs. Reds World Series attributed Umpire autographed baseball. Reach J.Cronin Official American League baseball has "-1970- World Series Baltimore - Cincinnati" written in period ink across the sweetspot. It has been signed by all (6) Umpires whom oversaw the games incl. Ashford, Williams, Stewart, Venzon, Burkhardt, and Flaherty. All are done in ink rating 7/8 out of 10. Ball displays mild toning and scattered usage wear. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: EX ($400-$600) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 417 June 20, 1968 Eddie Stanky 200th as Manager win game attributed baseball. Spalding W.Giles ONL baseball from the White Sox vs. Indians game played in Chicago displays scattered usage wear and mild toning. Handwritten across several panels is the text, "To Eddie Stanky On His 200th Victory As The White Sox Manager, From His Flesh And Blood Writers, June 20, 1968." Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: EX ($300-$500) $25.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 418 1984 Chicago Cubs team signed baseball plus (2) 1987/88 team balls. Rawlings Official National League baseballs incl. 1984 team - (25) sigs. Incl. Sandberg, Smith and Eckersley; 1987 team - (25) sigs incl. Dawson and Sandberg; 1987-88 team - (26) incl. Sandberg, Dawson, Grace, Maddux, and Palmiero. Ink sigantures rate 6/7- 8 out of 10, balls display light to moderate toning. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $146.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 419 Large lot of Jerome Holtzman press passes, media credentials, and similar pieces. Includes 2002 American League pass to all parks; (4) Chicago White Sox passes from 1992-99 and (5) Chicago Cubs from 1992-2000; (5) Baseball Hall of Fame passes from 1990-2000; approx. (25) World Series and League Championship passes dating from the mid-1990s to 2007; (7) All-Star Game passes from 1995-2002; (3) 1993-98 Spring Training passes; and his 1999 Baseball Writer ID card/pass. Varying degrees of light to moderate use/wear. Includes letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: Overall EX ($300-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 420 Lot of (5) World Series and All-Star Game attributed baseballs. Rawlings Official game logo baseballs from the Holtzman Collection with some likely having been used in the related events. Includes (2) 1984 World Series with each signed by 6 game Umpires, incl. Doug Harvey, in ink rating 8-8/9 out of 10. One of these shows obvious use; 1985 and 1987 World Series balls (touch of light surface wear and some possible use); and 1985 All-Star Game with light/mild use and toning. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: EX ($500-$750) $375.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 421 Jerome Holtzman's collection of approx. (1,500) 1960s baseball cards. Includes (24) 1961 Fleer Baseball Greats (avg VG); Approx. (400) 1961 Topps with (24) HOFers including #300 Mickey Mantle (NM minor print defect), other cards avg VG-VG/EX; Approx. (375) 1962 Topps with (28) HOFers (avg VG/EX); (60) 1963 Fleer with (14) HOFers including Clemente and (3) Mays along with SP Adcock and the checklist which has some boxes marked (avg VG); Approx. (525) 1965 Topps with (35) HOFers (avg VG/EX-EX); (84) 1969 Topps with (8) HOFers including Nolan Ryan (avg VG/EX); and a few other cards from the 1960s. Various conditions throughout the lot, with PR cards due to either tape residue or paper loss, but also has a very nice selection of mid to higher grade cards. Includes letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: Range PR-NM/MT ($1,500-$3,000) $1,900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 422 Lot of (2) Jerome Holtzman presentational awards. Includes large handled cup on wooden base (15" tall) with engraved metal placard on front reading "Chicago Sports Hall of Fame, Media John Carmichael Award...Jerome Holtzman May 8, 1985; Shield shaped wooden placard with printed metal plate on front reading "Red Smith Award, For Major Contributions To Sports Journalism, 1997 Recipient, Jerome Holtzman" (approx. 15"x11"). Hint of light wear. Includes letter of provenance from the Holtzman family: EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 423 Rare 2005 Pedro Lopez Chicago White Sox World Series Championship ring. The 2005 Chicago White Sox captured the hearts of the South Side faithful with a combination of talented and gritty players. The team ended the season with an American League best record of 99-63 en route to a convincing sweep of the Houston Astros in the World Series. The title was the first for the club since the 1917 season ending a drought of nearly 90 years. Tastefully executed ring with a diamond appointed -Sox+ team logo displayed on upper black stone background encircled by a total of (58) additional diamonds in two rows. On one shank, in relief, is the text -World Champions 2005+ with the -11-1+ postseason record noted below. Opposite has the player name -Lopez+ along with regular season -99-63+ team record, MLB logo, and player number -62.+ The ring is size (9.5-10) with no mentionable wear and is marked -Jostens 14K+ on the interior band. Included original box is one of the more substantive of its+ type with inset team logo on top, Millennium trophy on front, and a -Pedro Lopez+ nameplate affixed. Overall condition presents as outstanding with minimal visible wear. One of only a scant few examples to have entered the public market place. Includes letter of provenance from Pedro Lopez: NM ($20,000-$40,000) $17,000.00
 
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