There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Lot
81920

Early 1930's Lou Gehrig Single Signed Baseball....

2012 October 25 - 27 Vintage Sports Collectibles Signature Auction- Dallas #7065

 
Sold for: Not Sold
Auction Ended On: Oct 26, 2012
Item Activity: 0 Internet/mail bidders
971 page views
Location: Heritage Auctions
3500 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219

Description:
Early 1930's Lou Gehrig Single Signed Baseball. It was a combination of the superstar first baseman's characteristically German modesty and the public's single-minded fixation upon his teammate Babe Ruth that kept Lou Gehrig from claiming a large volume of horsehide for himself, leaving modern collectors of single signed baseballs woefully unsupplied. We'll do our part to remedy that situation here with the presentation of a very solid example of this scarce solo effort, applied to the side panel of a non-official ball laced with two-tone stitching that is so evocative of the early 20th century Official models. The Iron Horse's "Best Wishes, Lou Gehrig" rates 6/10 on the apparently game used horsehide. As more and more Gehrigs find their way into permanent private collections, offerings such as this can only become fewer and further between. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Balls, Pucks, etc. - Encased, Small (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Find Auction Prices for Comparable Items:

Photographs:
Sign-in or Join (free & quick) to see the full image


FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
888,301
bidder-members
$981,940,739
sold in the last year
VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 
CONSIGNMENTS WANTED
Consign to the 2015 February 21 - 22 Sports Collectibles Platinum Night Auction - New York .
Learn About Consigning With Us
A very professional operation.
R.D.,
Maspeth, NY
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
VISIT HERITAGE ON THE ROAD
Map of upcoming Heritage events

Heritage Events Calendar

National Sports Collectors Convention
7/30-8/3/2014
[ view all events » ]
RECENT AUCTIONS
2014 September 25 - 26  Sports Collectibles Golf Catalog Auction - Dallas
2014 September 25 - 26 Sports Collectibles Golf Catalog Auction - Dallas
REALIZED $1,331,882
SPORTS SURVEY
You could win!
Take the Survey