MastroNet August 2005
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This lot consists of 104 postcards, all depicting those pin-striped heroes from the Bronx, the New York Yankees. Spanning three decades of New York baseball history, this collection starts off with the all-time great stars of the 1950's and 1960's (like Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Whitey Ford and Phil Rizzuto) and progresses into the 1970's with such athletes as Bobby Murcer and Thurman Munson. Highlights and grades include: 1953-1955 Dormand Postcards: near set 38 of 40 New York Yankee cards, missing only variation #'s 101 Rizzuto and 113 Stengel for completion. All are VG/EX, with a few nicer, and one card was sent through the mail. Includes: #'s 102 Berra (EX), 111 Mantle/bat on shoulder (VG), 111 Mantle/batting (EX), Mize (VG, autograph on back), 115 Ford (EX/MT), 130 Martin (EX) and 133 Slaughter (EX/MT, autograph on front); 1953-1955 Dormand Premiums: 3 cards w/#'s 101 Rizzuto (9" x 12", GD/VG), 111 Mantle (6" x 9", GD/VG) and 111 Mantle (9" x 12", FR/GD); 1964-1968 Requena NY Yankees Postcards: near set 17 of 18 cards, missing only E. Howard for completion. Grades EX to NM with a few lesser, one card has writing on the back, another has photographer's stamp on the back. Includes: Ford (EX/MT), Berra/facsimile auto. at top (VG), Berra/facsimile auto. at bottom (EX); 1964-1966 Requena NY Yankees 8" x 10's: partial set 17 of 21 cards, missing Downing, Houk, Maris/no facsimile autograph and Pepitone for completion. Includes: Berra (NM), Ford (EX), Mantle (NM), Mantle/Maris (NM) and Maris/with facsimile autograph (EX/MT). Grades EX/MT to NM/MT with two cards lesser; 1970 Clinic Schedule Postcards: complete set of 13 cards w/ Mantle/DiMaggio (EX/MT), Munson (NM), Murcer (EX/MT) and White (EX). Grades EX/MT to NM with one card lesser; 1971 Clinic Schedule Postcards: complete set of 16 cards w/Mantle (EX). Grades EX to EX/MT with two cards slightly lesser. LOA from Steve Grad/PSA DNA and LOA from James Spence Authentication.
Extensive 1950's-1970's Yankees Dormand and Requena Postcard Collection (104)
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