8 Signed Ballpark Cachet Envelopes – Spahn, Musial, F. Robinson, Mize, Sutcliffe & More.
Lot 27. 8 Signed Ballpark Cachet Envelopes – Spahn, Musial, F. Robinson, Mize, Sutcliffe & More. Z-Cachet issued five of the envelopes as part of its “Ballpark Series,” while the three others are from Gateway. The Z-Cachet envelopes are: Braves Field signed by John Sain (died 2006) and WARREN SPAHN (d. 2003). Busch Stadium, autographed by STAN MUSIAL (d. 2013. Comiskey Park, signed by Minnie Minoso (d. 2015); a typed insert provides highlights of Minoso’s baseball career. Crosley Field, signed by FRANK ROBINSON. And the Polo Grounds, signed by JOHNNY MIZE. From Gateway Stamp Co., an envelope presents artwork commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Houston Astrodome; it is autographed by Dick Allen, who added “1st HR Astro Dome.” Two inserts accompany this signed envelope. One provides information on the first Astrodome game and Allen’s career. The second is a Certificate of Authenticity, which notes that Allen personally autographed 200 of the 1,500 envelopes created. The two other Gateway envelopes depict Wrigley Field. One is autographed by Rick Sutcliffe. The other, signed by Mike Bielecki and Mark Grace, has two small pin holes. Each of the autographs is strong, grading mint 9 or gem mint 10. Winning Bid $125.