Lot # 2193: 1930s to 2003 New York Yankees Pennant Collection (28) Including Multisigned Example

Starting Bid: $300.00

Bids: 19 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "REA Spring 2018",
which ran from 4/13/2018 12:00 PM to
5/6/2018 12:00 PM

Large collection of 28 New York Yankees pennants dating from the 1930s through 2003. The number of pennants from each decade is as follows: 1930s (1), 1940s (3), 1950s (10), 1960s (8), 1970s (3), 1990s (1), and 2000s (2). Six of the pennants (all from the 1930s and 1940s, and one from the 1950s) are three-quarter-length examples, while the remainder are full size. One of the highlights is a 1970s pennant signed in blue sharpie (all grading "9" or "10") by 29 former team members, including Phil Rizzuto, Yogi Berra, Reggie Jackson, Goose Gossage, Whitey Ford, Don Larsen, Moose Skowron, Gil McDougald, Johnny Blanchard, Clete Boyer, Bob Turley, Ron Guidry, Joe Pepitone, Willie Randolph, Tommy Henrich, Bobby Richardson, Ralph Houk, Mickey Rivers, Graig Nettles, Paul Blair, Tony Kubek, Sparkly Lyle, and Hank Bauer. Also included are six team-picture pennants from the 1960s for the years 1961 (3 examples; 2 identical), 1962, 1963, and 1966, and a 1969 Old Timers' Day pennant featuring portrait images of Mantle, Ruth, Gehrig, and DiMaggio. Seven duplicates are represented (the felt color might be different, but otherwise identical). Condition ranges from Good to Near Mint, averaging Vg. Total: 28 pennants. Pre-certified by Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero/Beckett Authentication Services. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA.  Reserve $300. Estimate (open).

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