Presented is a (26) piece Baltimore-area signed/unsigned collection highlighted by “Charm City” luminaries Johnny Unitas and Cal Ripken. Each display piece is endorsed in blue or black ink with each autograph grading in the (“8-9”) range or better. Highlights include Signed Baltimore Orioles: Framed: Palmer (Jockey ad, no glass), Weaver; Photographs: (all 8x10) with Ripken Jr./Ryan; Print: Kinugasa/Ripken Jr. (#/2216, slightly wrinkled); Signed Baltimore Colts: Framed: (2) Unitas and Unsigned: (4) Baltimore Colts/Orioles 13x16 commemorative plaques depicting the 1966, 1970 and 1983 World Championship teams. Each frame reveals average wear with various blemishes. Many pieces come with multiple levels of authentication; however, this group as a whole comes with an auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of signed flats, framed dimensions, inscriptions and death dates, please visit our website.
Signed Baltimore Orioles: Framed: Palmer (14-1/2x17-1/2, personalized, Jockey ad, no glass), Weaver (12-1/2x28-1/2); Photographs: (all 8x10, unless noted) with Boddicker (11x14), Bumbry, Hoiles, Milligan, Olson, Ripken Jr./Ryan, Sheets, L. Smith; Print: Kinugasa/Ripken Jr. (22x27, #/2216, slightly wrinkled); Bat: Blair (Rawlings, 8+G.G. 66,70 W.S.C.); Signed Baltimore Colts: Framed: Marchetti (16x13), Matte (16x13), (2) Unitas (d.2002, one 17-1/2x12-1/2, one 16x13); Photographs: Mackey (89 HOF 92!), McMillan; Signed Other: Framed: Day (d.1994, 13-1/2x15-1/2), E. Henderson (AA 2001-2002 Bednarik Award Winner 2002, 14x18); Unsigned: (4) Baltimore Colts/Orioles 13x16 commemorative plaques depicting the 1966, 1970 and 1983 World Championship teams, “A Tradition of Excellence” artist-signed proof (22-1/2x30), Jim Palmer 24x30 artist signed print (#/100).