8 Pro Football Hall of Fame Autographs – Badgro, Barney, Hein, Joiner, Mack, Etc.
Lot 268. 8 Pro Football Hall of Fame Autographs – Badgro, Barney, Hein, Joiner, Mack, Etc. Two autographs are on Gateway Stamp Co. “silk” cachet envelopes – Lem Barney and Charlie Joiner. The envelopes were issued in conjunction with each player’s HoF enshrinement. The other signatures are on separate Jim Thorpe first day covers with the stamp issued in his honor by the U.S. Postal Service on May 24, 1984. Four were written directly on the envelopes: Morris “Red” Badgro, Jim Langer, Larry Little and Tom Mack. Two others have signature cuts applied, one with Mike Haynes, and the other, with Mel Hein. These autographs are generally nm-m 8 or better. Badgro traced over several letters in his signature, apparently when the pen skipped. Badgro, Hein and Langer are deceased. Minimum Bid $50.