Epitomizing the artwork of Perez-Steele, the presented lot contains complete boxed sets from the Hall of Fame Postcard and Masterworks sets, featuring (254) and (52) subjects respectively. The upper-grade issues all are from the same numbered sets, with the Postcards numbered (#7123) and the Master Works numbered (#1655). Sixty-four of the Postcards have been signed with an additional (22) signed Master Works. Signatures are in uniform blue sharpie and average better than (“9”), highlighted by Postcards: Aaron, Barlick (d.1995), Dickey (d.1993), DiMaggio (d.1999), Drysdale (d.1993), Gomez (d.1989), T. Jackson (d.1987), Mantle (d.1995), Mays, Musial, Reese (d.1999), Rizzuto (d.2007), Ryan, Stargell (d.2001); and Master Works: (2) Berra, (5) Gehringer, (5) Mantle, (5) Snider and (5) Spahn. COA from James Spence Authentications. Please visit our website for a complete list of the remaining signed Postcards in this collection.
The remaining signed cards include: Gehringer (d.1993), Feller, Boudreau (d.2001), Berra. Leonard (d.1997), Wynn (d.1999), Irvin, Spahn (d.2003), Ford, Herman (d.1992), Mize (d.1993), Kiner, Lemon (d.2000), Roberts, Banks, Mathews (d.2001), Kaline, Snider, Gibson, F. Robinson, Kell, Marichal, B. Robinson, Aparicio, Killebrew, Brock, Slaughter (d.2002), Wilhelm (d.2002), B. Williams, Hunter (d.1999), McCovey, Doerr, Schoendienst, Bench, Perry, Jenkins, Carew, Palmer, Morgan, Carlton, Seaver, Newhouser (d.1998), Fingers, Schmidt, Weaver, Bunning, Sutton, Cepeda, Doby (d.2003) and Dandridge (d.1994).