1980-2001 Perez-Steele Complete Set (253/253) with (83) Signed 
Lot Number 379
 
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For more than three decades the Perez-Steele Galleries produced series of postcards devoted to the most recent inductees of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. This medium is also a favorite amongst Hall of Fame autograph enthusiasts. Presented is a 1980-2001 Perez-Steele complete set of (253) postcards, (83) of which have been signed by living and deceased Cooperstown inductees. The mostly (NM) postcards are each serially numbered #09403/10,000, and of those signed, each is penned in blue or black ink. Spotlighted are 1980 Perez-Steele: Second Series: #53 Hubbell (d.1988, 9); Third Series: #75 DiMaggio (d.1999, 9); Fourth Series: #104 T. Williams (d.2002, 10), #111 Campanella (d.1993, 8); 1981 Perez-Steele: Fifth Series: #131 Koufax (7), #145 Mantle (d.1995, 9), #150 J. Johnson (d.1989, 9); Sixth Series: #168 Mays (7); 1983 Perez-Steele Seventh Series: #177 Aaron (8); 1984 Perez-Steele Eighth Series: #186 Drysdale (d.1993, 7); 1999 Perez-Steele Fourteenth Series: #241 Ryan (9); 2001 Perez-Steele Fifteenth Series: #251 Puckett (d.2006, 10). With autographs from almost one-third of all Hall of Famers, this important offering is a premier investment and collecting opportunity. Many more unsigned postcards from living Hall of Famers are also included, making this selection even more tantalizing. Auction COA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of signatories, please visit our website.

1980 Perez-Steele: Second Series: #53 Hubbell (d.1988, 9), #57 Gehringer (d.1993, 8); Third Series: #71 Dickey (d.1993, 8), #75 DiMaggio (d.1999, 9), #87 Feller (10); Fourth Series: #95 Appling (d.1991, 9), #104 T. Williams (d.2002, 10), #111 Campanella (d.1993, 8), #115 Boudreau (d.2000, 9); 1981 Perez-Steele: #127 Berra (8), #129 Gomez (d.1989, 8), #131 Koufax (7), #132 Leonard (d.1997, 8), #133 Wynn (d.1999, 9), #137 Irvin (9), #139 Spahn (d.2003, 8), #143 Conlan (d.1989, 9), #144 Ford (7), #145 Mantle (d.1995, 9), #149 Herman (d.1992, 7), #150 J. Johnson (d.1989, 9); Sixth Series: #151 Kiner (7), #155 Lemon (d.2000, 8), #157 Roberts (8), #158 Banks (6), #161 Lopez (d.2005, 7), #163 Sewell (d.1990, 8), #166 E. Mathews (d.2001, 8), #168 Mays (7), #170 Kaline (8), #172 Snider (8), #175 Gibson (7), #176 Mize (d.1992, 8); 1983 Perez-Steele Seventh Series: #177 Aaron (8), #178 Chandler (d.1991, 8), #180 F. Robinson (10), #182 Kell (8), #183 Marichal (8), #184 B. Robinson (10); 1984 Perez-Steele Eighth Series: #185 Aparicio (9), #186 Drysdale (d.1993, 7), #187 R. Ferrell (d.1995, 8), #188 Killebrew (6), #189 Reese (d.1999, 9), #190 Brock (8), #191 Slaughter (d.2002, 7), #193 Wilhelm (d.2002, 7); 1987 Perez-Steele Ninth Series: #194 Doerr (10), #196 McCovey (9), #197 Dandridge (d.1994, 10), #198 Hunter (d.1999, 10), #199 B. Williams (10), #E Steele/Steele/Perez (all 8); 1989 Perez-Steele Tenth Series: #200 Stargell (d.2001, 10), #201 Barlick (d.1995, 9), #202 Bench (9), #203 Schoendienst (8), #204 Yastrzemski (9); 1991 Perez-Steele Eleventh Series: #205 Morgan (8), #206 Palmer (8), #207 Carew (9), #208 Jenkins (8), #210 Perry (8); 1994 Perez-Steele Twelfth Series: #212 Fingers (9), #214 Newhouser (d.1997, 9), #215 Seaver (9), #216 R. Jackson (10), #217 Carlton (9), #219 Rizzuto (d.2007, 9); 1996 Perez-Steele Thirteenth Series: #223 Schmidt (8), #225 Bunning (9), #228 Weaver (10); 1999 Perez-Steele Fourteenth Series: #231 Niekro (10, HOF 97 inscription), #234 Doby (d.2003, 9), #237 Sutton (9), #239 Cepeda (9), #241 Ryan (9); 2001 Perez-Steele Fifteenth Series: #245 S. Anderson (10), #246 Fisk (9), #248 Perez (8), #250 Mazeroski (10) and #251 Puckett (d.2006, 10). 
 
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