Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1931 Tour of Japan Team Signed Baseball. Though not as famous as its 1934 successor, this earlier excursion firmly planted a seed that continued to bloom upon the American return three years later. Best here is a very clean panel with 7/10 or better black ink signatures from the Hall of Fame trio of Maranville, Cochrane and Kelly. Nearby the Cooperstown count is fattened by Gehrig (3/10), Simmons (3/10), Grove (2/10), Frisch (3/10). Fifteen signatures appear in total on the ONL (Heydler) sphere, sealed beneath a light coating of shellac. Condition may be short of pristine, but the considerable rarity and historical importance must mitigate such concerns. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 891

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    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
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 3 days left to consign to the May 17-18 Sports Memorabilia Catalog Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I am completely satisfied, more to the point, absolutely ecstatic, about not only the proceeds but the wonderful professional manner every aspect of my little consignment was handled.
    Bill R.,
    Green Bay, WI
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 February 24 - 25 Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Sports - Dallas
    2018 February 24 - 25 Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Sports - Dallas
    REALIZED $9,292,827