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Rich "Goose" Gossage Autograph Sample, signed on a
The signature was Authenticated by Steiner Sports.
Gossage single signed baseball is worth about $50.-$75.,
and about $30.-$60. for an 8 x 10 photo. Signatures Authenticated
in person by reputable companies like Steiner Sports
will sell for more.
is based on average prices of recently closed auctions.
Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of
authenticity that accompanies the signature. Signatures
that have not been properly authenticated could sell at
half the market value or less. Add for inscriptions.
will pay more for inscriptions such as "HOF
2008" and pay less for personalized inscriptions
like "Good Luck Chuck"
Below are two examples of signatures; one on a Baseball,
and the other on a "Flat" 8x10 photo.
Autographs may vary depending on the Item signed. It is
a little harder to sign on a Round Baseball, awkward to
sign a bat, than to sign on a "Flat" Item such
as a photograph or baseball card. In the case of the two
"Goose" Gossage examples below
there are not much of a difference.
trouble signing Baseballs in the later stages of his
life because of arthritis. Signature variations were
more noticeable, and in fact he charged a little more
for baseballs, and at one point discontinued signing
them at all at public signings.
Don't Forget to keep your
Autographs Away from a lot of Light, especially sunlight! Even reflected sunlight will take its toll.
conditions for display would be indirect lighting,
at a room temperature of 65 - 70 degrees, and 50%
humidity. Always check your signatures periodically for
signs of fading or deterioration, and avoid excessive
Signed Baseball Price Guide for values on