As of July, 2014, a Mickey Mantle autograph is worth anywhere between $300 to $50,000. There are many factors that go into estimating the value of both sports memorabilia and autographs. These include the signature condition, specific item signed and whether or not the item includes a letter of authenticity.Know More
As of July, 2014, Mickey Mantle autographed items include baseball cards with printed signatures for $300 to $350, a New York Yankees autographed hat for close to $1,800 and an autographed baseball for $1,200.
According to Leila Dunbar of Leila Dunbar Appraisals and Consulting, a very expensive Mickey Mantle autograph was appraised in 2008. That year, the ball, signed by Mickey Mantle, Babe Ruth and Roger Maris, was worth $30,000 to $50,000. The key to this item’s value was the condition of the signatures of all three players. Additionally, this is the only ball known to be signed by all three players.Learn more about Collecting
The Professional Autograph Dealers Association (PADA) defines an autograph appraisal as a method to determine the authenticity and monetary value of a person's handwritten signature or piece of writing. An autograph does not include only signatures — letters, manuscripts, jotted notes and musical scores also are considered autographs.Full Answer >
A preprint autograph is essentially a fake. It is a copy or photographic reproduction of an original. A preprint autograph generally has no monetary value. If it does have any value, it is much less than what an original is worth.Full Answer >
A signature of Joe Jackson can be obtained from auction houses, online autograph dealers and private collectors. However, his autograph is considered by experts to be one of the hardest signatures to obtain.Full Answer >
As of May 2015, some websites with numerous listings of vintage Mickey Mouse watches for auction or sale are eBay and Etsy. Not all listings specify the age of the watch, but some identify the items as from the 1940s, 1970s or 1980s.Full Answer >