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Lot 983: Hall of Fame Signed Postcard, Photo, & 3 x 5 Collection (252)
Impressive collection of signed Hall of Fame plaque postcards (131), snapshot photos (20), and 3 x 5" index cards (101), with the large majority of the signatures being Baseball Hall of Famers. Autographs Include: Gold Hall of Fame Plaque Postcards: J. Robinson (signed on the reverse), Traynor, Hubbard (2), Hartnett, Wheat, Goslin (sec.; signed on the reverse), Sisler, Frisch, Flick, Paige (2), Frick, Hafey, Carey, Greenberg (2; one is signed on the reverse), Koufax, Roush, Harris, Haines, Mantle, T. Williams (2, one is signed on the reverse), DiMaggio, McCarthy, Grove, L. Waner (2), Kelly (2), Marquard (2), Stengel, Medwick, Crawford, Manush, Faber, Combs, and many more; Polaroid snapshot photos: Greenberg, Bell, Leonard, Gehringer, Musial, L. Waner (2), Cronin, Kelly, and others; 3 x 5" index cards: Heilmann (cut signature signed in pencil and affixed to a 3x5 card), T. Williams, DiMaggio, Goslin, Paige, Gomez, Carey, Hooper, Kelly, Koufax, Marquard, Musial, Stengel, Leonard, Harris, Dickey, Hubbard, and more. Cards and photos average Excellent to Mint condition (EX-MT) or better. Signature quality averages Near Mint (NM), with the exception of numerous gold Hall of Fame plaques having a thin black label affixed to the bottom of the card, indicating the date of the player's death (This is the case with most of the players who died before 1980). A tremendous opportunity for the signed Hall of Fame plaque or baseball autograph collector to pick up many tough pieces in one shot.
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