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Mickey Mantle Memorabilia & Publication Treasure Chest with Hartland Statue

Lot Number 648

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Get more Mickey for your money with this colossal treasure chest collection. This far reaching assortment is packed with publications, photos, cards, statues, trinkets and other memorabilia, including a vintage Hartland figure and a “Bat Master” batting practice set in its original factory box. Generally the items in this instant collection report in desirable collectible condition with deference to a few magazines that show moderate to heavy wear. Otherwise this large group is broadly pleasing with the great majority presenting as better to excellent. Featured are:


Statues/Figures: 1958-1962 Hartland statue with bat, uniform is light-cream (EX-MT+); 1988 Hartland statue (NM) with bat and original box, uniform is off-white and there are traces of adhesive on soles of the shoes; 1995 Sports Impressions statue with bat and base presents NM+ with deference to partial surface loss on the base; undated 11” photo cut-out on wood backer with stand, presents NM with small bit of surface peeling from end of bat; 1999 Planet Plush beanbag bear with original tag attached (NM-MT)


Mickey Mantle’s “Bat Master” 1960s batting practice set (MIB) box is nearly pristine, contests are unused. Includes ball, rope, spike, photo, booklet and batting average computer wheel


Louisville Slugger vintage 31” store model bat with facsimile signature on the barrel (EX+) with moderate contact marks that do not affect the label or other graphics


Rawlings vintage youth size store model glove with Mantle facsimile signature on the palm (VG-EX) with partially full can of Glovolium (VG)


Mickey Mantle’s Holiday Inn c.1960s-1970s 17” mini-pennant (VG)


Records: 1958 “My Favorite Hits” 33RPM album. Cover presents VG with tape repairs on top and bottom edges, record disc appears to be in playable condition, no paper sleeve liner; 1969 “A Day to Remember” 45RPM 7” disc that appears to be unused in original photo sleeve (VG-EX)


Trinkets/Souvenirs: c.1995 Case pocketknife in original presentation case with pin and trading card (MIB); facsimile signature pocketknife (NM); vintage Swiss Made “All-Star” wristwatch with Mantle, Maris, Mays and Koufax facsimile signatures (NM) in working condition; Mickey Mantle photo wristwatch in working condition (NM); Mickey Mantle photo alarm clock in working condition (EX-MT) with pen mark on top edge; Mickey Mantle photo and facsimile signature pencil (EX); Mickey Mantle facsimile signature bat pen (NM-MT); c.1990s Longton Crown beer stein (NM-MT)


Large format magazines: (5) Life: (2) 8/18/61 with Mantle, Maris and Ruth cover photo (VG-EX, VG); 4/13/62 with Post Cereal Mantle/Marius card insert, magazine cover is detached and completely separated, card insert presents (EX); (3) 7/30/65 with Mantle cover (VG-EX, VG, GD); Boy’s Life 8/59 issue with Mantle cover photos (EX); Baseball Hobby News 2/91 issue (EX)


Standard format magazines: 1953 Street and Smith’s Baseball Pictorial Yearbook (VG); 10/1/56 Sports Illustrated (VG); 7-9/59 Dell Who’s Who in the Big Leagues (EX); 1962 True’s Baseball Yearbook (VG-EX); 1962 Complete Sports Baseball (EX+); 9/64 Sport (VG-EX); 4-5/66 Business Progress (EX+): 5/67 Sport (GD); 8/21/95 Sports Illustrated (NM)


Books: (2) hardcover: 1964 “The Quality of Courage” first edition (EX-MT) with dust jacket (EX), 1991 “My Favorite Summer 1956” first edition (NM) with dust jacket (EX-MT); (2) paperback: 1961 “Roger Maris Home Run Hero” 1st printing (EX); 1969 “The Baseball Life of Mickey Mantle” 3rd printing (VG-EX)


Other publications: (2) 1957 “Playing Major League Baseball” guides (EX, GD-VG)6/8/69 “A Day to Remember” (NM); 1978 “Fort Lauderdale Yankees Souvenir Program” (EX-MT); (2) 1991 Magnum Comics “Mickey Mantle”: #1 (NM-MT), #2 (NM-MT)


Photos: 1958 UPI news service wire photo “Bill Dickey Day” with Mantle, Dickey, “Schoolboy” Rowe, Jackie Ferrell and Jim Turner (EX-MT) mounted on backer board; 1993 artist’s promo LE photo (NM); (2) identical 8x10 batting pose photos (both NM); (2) 8-1/2 x 12-1/2” locker room photos with one color and one black and white (both NM)


Endorsement ads, all c.1950s-1960s: “Hit a Homer, Win this Bike” double-page spread (VG); 1/57 Boy’s Life magazine folded open to double-page “Boys get These Prizes” ad (GD); (5) single-page ads average (VG-EX to EX-MT); Amblers Leisurewear clothing tag (VG) with Mantle, Maris and Ford photos; c.1970s newspaper countertop sign with easel stand back (EX) due to corner wear, presents better


Cards/Inserts: 1962 Topps Stamp (NM); 1964 Topps Giant (VG); 1967 Topps Poster (EX); 1980 Exhibit Card Hall of Fame set of (30) average (NM to NM-MT) with Mantle, Ruth, Cobb, Williams, Paige, Hornsby, Foxx; 1992 Highland Mint bronze metal card LE numbered “1,147/5,000” (MT) in original factory presentation case with COA; 1995 Upper Deck LE metal card set of (10) average (NM-MT to MT) in original factory tin with COA; (8) undated Waldenbooks “The Mick” promo cards average (NM)


Baseball’s Greatest Sluggers “Mickey Mantle” 1996 VHS tape set sealed in original factory box (MIB)


Bradford Exchange 1996 LE set of (6) 6-3/4” plates with mounting chains attached to reverse (average NM-MT)

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