Signed 1934 Tour of Japan ball sells for $10,575

A 1934 Tour of Japan autographed Harridge AL baseball featuring signatures of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Jimmie Foxx was one of the top items in the October EAC Gallery auction. The final auction results proved that point, with the autographed ball leading the entire auction by selling for $10,575.

Before the auction, Larry Rosenbaum, president of EAC, stated this auction would be one of the best sports auctions EAC Gallery has ever hosted. Besides the 1934 Tour of Japan baseball, six other sports related items populated the top 10 items sold in the auction.

The top selling sports items included: a Ty Cobb autographed Giles official NL ball ($7,820); an official Western League ball signed by Ruth, Gehrig, Ted Williams and Hank Aaron ($5,816); a 1936 World Champion Yankees autographed Harridge official AL ball ($5,288); a Hugh Jennings autographed Heydler official NL ball ($4,113); a 1937 American League All-Star team autographed official AL ball ($3,910); and a Babe Ruth autographed ball ($3,440).

The top selling non-sports items included: an Abraham Lincoln document signed as president ($5,474); a Thomas Jefferson free-franked envelope signed as president ($3,910); an Albert Einstein cover signed ($3,574); and an Earnest Hemingway autograph letter signed ($2,938).  

EAC Gallery Auction Results
October 2006

Descriptions provided by auction company    Total ($)
 1934 Tour Of Japan Autographed W. Harridge Official AL Ball–
Featuring Ruth, Gehrig    $10,575
 Ty Cobb Autographed W. Giles Official NL Ball–From PSA/DNA    $7,820
 Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ted Williams & Hank Aaron..    $5,816
 Abraham Lincoln Document Signed As President    $5,474
 1936 World Champion NY Yankees Autographed W. Harridge
Official AL Ball…    $5,288
 Hugh Jennings Autographed J. Heydler Official NL Ball–
From PSA/DNA    $4,113
 Thomas Jefferson Free Franked Envelope Signed As President    $3,910
 1937 American League All-Star Team Autographed W. Harridge
Official AL Ball    $3,910
 Albert Einstein Cover Signed    $3,574
 Babe Ruth Autographed Ball–From PSA/DNA    $3,440
 Ernest Hemingway Autograph Letter Signed    $2,938
 George S. Patton Jr. WWI Dated Autograph Letters Signed    $2,585
 Tiger Woods Limited Edition 16X20 Photo Signed–Only 25!
–From Upper Deck    $2,584
 Margaret Mitchell Typed Letter Signed…    $2,408
 Leroy Neiman Signed Limited Edition Serigraph    $2,350
 Ulysses S. Grant War Dated Autograph Letter    $2,327
 Mickey Mantle, Duke Snider & Willie Mays Signed…    $2,289
 Nathaniel Greene Autograph Letter Signed–Signed Twice    $2,115
 Howard Hughes & His Crew Signed Flight Flown Cover    $1,939
 John Hancock Signature    $1,880
 Mickey Mantle Signed Original Painting By Wayne Prokopiak    $1,549
 Mickey Mantle Signed Bat–From PSA/DNA    $1,469
 Leroy Neiman Signed Limited Edition Serigraph    $1,410
 Mickey Mantle, Joe Dimaggio & Ted Williams    $1,388
 Ty Cobb Autograph Letter Signed    $1,293
 Henri Matisse Autograph Letter Signed    $1,280
 1961 World Champion NY Yankees Signed Limited Edition
Lithograph By Ron Lewis    $1,280
 Hank Greenberg Autographed B. Brown Official AL Ball–From
PSA/DNA    $1,250
 Franklin D. Roosevelt Document Signed As President    $1,218
 Boston Celtics Greats Signed Official NBA Game Ball–From
PSA/DNA    $1,218
 Boston Celtics Greats Signed Official NBA Game Ball–From
PSA/DNA    $1,218
 Mickey Mantle Signed Vintage Watch–From PSA/DNA    $1,204
 Michael Jordan (1963-) Signed Limited Edition Chicago Bulls
Jersey–From Upper Deck    $1,204
 Chick Webb 8X10 Photos Signed Archive    $1,188
 Deceased Hall Of Famers Single Signed Official MLB Balls
Archive–From PSA/DNA    $1,175
 NY Yankee Greats Signed Vintage 30X40 Posters Archive–
Featuring Mantle & Dimaggio    $1,175
 Vintage Autograph Albums–Three Albums Circa 1930s-
1940s    $1,175
 1966 Beatles Shea Stadium Concert Original Full Unused
Ticket–From PSA    $1,174
 John D. Rockefeller Document Signed    $1,163
 1937 Philadelphia Phillies Autographed F. Frick Official NL
Ball    $1,147
 James Madison Document Signed As President    $1,141
 James Buchanan Document Signed As President    $1,136
 1972 NY Yankees Autographed Wilson New York Yankees
Ball–Featuring Munson    $1,108
 Hall Of Famers Signed Book–HOF 50th Anniversary–From
PSA/DNA    $1,108
 Ted Williams Signed Limited Edition Cooperstown Bat Co Bat–
From PSA…    $1,095
 Ted Williams Signed Bat–From Green Diamond    $1,095
 King Philip Ii Manuscript Document Signed As King    $1,067
 Martin Van Buren Autograph Letter Signed as President    $1,058
 John Jay Autograph Letter Signed As Secretary Of Foreign
Affairs    $1,058
 Nolan Ryan Signed Stephen Holland Signed Limited
Edition Giclee    $1,058
 1937 National League Champion NY Giants Autographed
F. Frick Official NL Ball..    $1,058
 1937 Pittsburgh Pirates Autographed F. Frick Official NL Ball–
Featuring HOFers …    $1,058
 Brooklyn Dodgers Signed Book–From PSA/DNA    $1,042
 John Tyler (10th President) Document Signed As President    $991
 Mickey Mantle Autographed B. Brown Official AL Ball    $991
 Sandy Koufax Signed Original Painting On Canvas By Leon Wolf    $969
 Theodore Roosevelt Autograph Letter Signed As President.    $969
 Ted Williams & Carl Yastrzemski Signed Limited Edition    $947
 New York’s Greatest Shortstops Signed Limited Edition Bat–
From PSA/DNA & Steiner    $947
 Theodore Roosevelt Document Signed As President    $944
 Theodore Herzl (1860-1904) Typed Letter Signed    $939
 William Henry Harrison Free Franked Envelope Signed    $881
 Anna Harrison Free Franked Envelope Signed–Signed Twice    $881
 Rutherford B. Hayes Autograph Letter Signed As President    $881
 1937 Cincinnati Reds Autographed F. Frick Official NL Ball–
Featuring HOFers    $881
 Presidents Multi-Signed Display    $861
 Hall Of Fame Hitters 8X10 Photos Signed Archive–From
PSA/DNA    $853
 Maxim Gorky Document Signed–Jewish Society Pamphlet    $853
 Ronald Reagan Document Signed–34-Page Movie Contract    $852
 Triple Crown Winners Signed Poster–From PSA/DNA    $832
 Philip H. Sheridan Carte-De-Visite Photo Signed–Hoag & Quick    $823
 NY Yankee Greats Autographed B. Brown Official AL Ball–From
PSA/DNA    $801
 1969 Super Bowl Champion NY Jets Team Signed Helmet–From
Steiner Sports    $783
 Jacqueline Kennedy Typed Letter Signed As First Lady    $764
 Frank Lloyd Wright Signed Check    $764
 Frederic Remington Signed Book    $764
 1959 NY Yankees Autographed W. Harridge Official AL Ball    $763
 Hall Of Famers Autographed B. Brown Official AL Ball–From
PSA/DNA    $754
 Franklin D. Roosevelt Document Signed As President    $744
 Knute Rockne 1918 Handwritten Football Play–From Pat Quinn    $737
 David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973) Autograph Letter Signed    $711
 Nathaniel Gorham (1738-1796) Autograph Letter Signed    $711
 Henry Wells & William Fargo Civil War Dated Document Signed    $711
 Barry Bonds Signed San Francisco Giants Jersey–From
 PSA/DNA    $711
 Tiger Woods Signed “Breaking Through” Limited Edition
Photo Display    $705
 Orville Wright Air Mail Cover Signed    $705
 1776 Broadsheet–Casualties “At The Battles Of Lexington And
Concord”    $705
 1952 World Champion NY Yankees Autographed W. Harridge
Official AL Ball    $693
 Mickey Mantle Autographed Hand-Painted L. MacPhail Official
AL Ball..    $693
 Derek Jeter Autographed Baseball Bat–From Steiner Sports    $693
 1937 Brooklyn Dodgers Autographed F. Frick Official NL Ball–
From PSA/DNA    $687
 Triple Crown Winners Signed Poster–From PSA/DNA    $687
 1996 World Champion NY Yankees World Champion Autographed
Official World Series    $670
 

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