We are actively pursing vintage baseball signatures, dating from the 19th century – mid 20th century. Players including, but not limited to, the likes of : Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ty Cobb, Rogers Hornsby, Jimmie Foxx, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Jackie Robinson, Honus Wagner, Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown, Roger Maris, Mel Ott, Roberto Clemente, Thurman Munson, Satchel Paige, Dizzy Dean, Grover Alexander, Mickey Mantle, Chief Bender, Tris Speaker, Hugh Duffy, Hughie Jennings, Eddie Plank, Johnny Evers, Josh Gibson, Napoleon “Larry” Lajoie, Kid Nichols, Cy Young, and many more – there are too many to list!
We are also very interested in acquiring turn of the century photographs; team composites and solo portraits, cabinet cards, etc.
Pre-war trading cards are also in high demand including candy, bakery, and tobacco cards. Anything pre-1960 is something we may be interested in.
Currently, we are not interested in modern cards and/or signatures.
Do you purchase items outright, or take consignments?
Both! If you are looking to sell your piece of memorabilia fast, and for a fair price, we’ll buy it! Have additional time, you might want to consider consigning your piece. We are aggressively pursing consignments for our upcoming auction. Either way, you will be happy with the superior service you receive from Imperial Sports Auctions.
Gotham v. Mutual "Trophy" Ball c. 1869