Description

    1936 Arky Vaughan Single Signed Baseball. It was just two years ago that Heritage proudly presented what had been, at the time, the only known single signed baseball known to survive from the tragically abridged life of this Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer. Just forty years old when he drowned during a 1952 fishing expedition, Vaughan has served as one of the greatest challenges to collectors of Hall of Fame singles ever since his 1985 posthumous induction, so we're pleased to fulfill the dream of another Heritage bidder here. The ball is autographed and dated "Aug. 10, 1936" by Vaughan on the side panel at a level assessed as 3/10 in PSA/DNA's full grading letter of authenticity. They note that the score on the opposite panel, "Pittsburgh 4, New York 3," is rendered in another hand, and we note that this score does not match the date in question, a fact that in no way affects the authenticity of Vaughan's autograph. The ball is toned with use and age and has shed its stamping as a result, but we must assume it is of Official National League stock. The Vaughan single population is now two. Bid accordingly. Full Grading LOA from PSA/DNA, Fair+ 2.5. 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
    November, 2013
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 405

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

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

    Floor auctions

    Open for bidding: (View All)

    Fine Art
    Ends on 01/30/2018

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    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 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 36 days left to consign to the 2018 April 19-20 Spring Sports Card Catalog Auction!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I'm a relatively new client at Heritage, and Calvin Arnold, Director and Sports Card expert, has helped make me a Big fan in just a few months.
    Chuck L.,
    Encino, CA
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Yankee Legends Collection Sports - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Yankee Legends Collection Sports - Dallas
    REALIZED $3,846,898