Mickey Mantle Signed “Collectors Club” Letter and Membership Materials.
Lot 160. Mickey Mantle Signed “Collectors Club” Letter and Membership Materials. In 1984, Mantle and others established the “Mickey Mantle Collectors Club” to capture a share of the market for Mantle collectibles. The membership fee apparently was $15. New members received a printed letter actually signed by Mantle. The letter offered here, on Mickey Mantle 8.5” x 11” stationery, closes with a bold gem mint 10 Mantle signature. The letter was folded three times for mailing and otherwise is ex-m. It is accompanied by membership card #283, a page listing Mantle items wanted or to be sold, and a price sheet. Club members could purchase a baseball signed by Mantle for $25, including a holder, a bat for $125, and a ball signed by Mantle and Roger Maris for $40. Where’s the Time Machine?!! Kevin Keating authenticated the autograph. Few of these letters have surfaced. Winning Bid $180.