Description

    1963 Roberto Clemente Signed "Portrait" Baseball. Presenting as a 1963 Pittsburgh Pirates team signed baseball for the majority of its forty-eight year history, the listed ONL (Giles) ball was recently transformed into the beauty you see before you, professionally stripped of all signatures but the Hall of Fame outfielder's and adorned with a skilled portrait on the southern panel. Clemente's sweet spot positioning was surely the inspiration for this transformation, and his blue ballpoint offering rates a solid 8/10. Only the most eagle-eyed of hobbyists will be able to distinguish this one from a genuine Clemente single, which would bring $10,000+ in comparable condition. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000.

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

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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