Description

    1935 J. Louis Comiskey Signed Residence Lease Agreement. The son of Charles Comiskey, who owned the Chicago White Sox for the eight years between his father's death and his own in 1939, signs a six-page agreement to rent a palatial furnished apartment at 5555 Everett Avenue in Chicago. Comiskey signs on the second page and initials each of the four pages that follow. Ink is 9/10, all pages without flaws beyond original storage folds. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.


    The Comiskey Collection


    It's a name that remains synonymous with Chicago White Sox baseball, and one properly immortalized in Cooperstown bronze. The collection that appears in the lots that follow spans six decades of the team's history, beginning with what may be the earliest ChiSox document in private hands, and continuing on to feature a wide assortment of material from sons J. Louis and Charles A. Comiskey II, who carried on the ownership of the club following their father's passing. Many of the key moments in team history are memorialized, from the team's first World Series appearance in 1906, to the famous World Tour of 1913-14, to the club's eventual sale to another Hall of Fame executive, Bill Veeck, in 1959. All items were stored for decades in the attic of Charles Junior's home before they were acquired by our consignor, and they make their auction debut here.


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    Jul-Aug, 2014
    6th-3rd Sunday-Sunday
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