Philip Weiss will be conducting a two-day estate sale, June 9 and June 11 (two seperate days), that will include sports memorabilia. The auction will be held in the firm’s spacious showroom facility located at #1 Neil Court in Oceanside, N.Y.
The Thursday session will feature a rare, possibly one-of-a-kind “Cherokee Indian” vintage cardboard baseball poster among the offerings. However, the main bulk of sports offerings will be in the Saturday portin of the sale.
Sports collectibles will include a large collection of T205 graded tobacco cards, many graded 1950s and '60s baseball cards, W514 Babe Ruth and Shoeless Joe Jackson cards, a Wee Willie Keeler stick pin with diamonds, a near-complete 1941 Play Ball set, and signed baseballs (to include a 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers baseball with Babe Ruth and a Richard Nixon-signed ball).
Other Babe Ruth signed items will also be offered, as will a group of 1928 Brae Burn Country Club championship golf programs signed by golf greats Bobby Jones, Walter Hagen, Frances Ouimet and many more; two Syracuse University team-signed footballs (to include the 1959/60 Cotton Bowl championship team, with Ernie Davis); a signed Muhammad Ali photo; and a 1971 “Man of the Year” program signed by Ali, Joe Louis and baseball's Jackie Robinson.
Rounding out the sports category will be single-signed Thurman Munson pages, many early baseball photos, a collection of John McEnroe trophies, a 1919 Carnegie Institute of Technology yearbook featuring Honus Wagner, and signed jerseys (to include Walter Payton, Dan Marino, Martin Brodeur and others).
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