The Columbus Clippers were a Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees for 27 seasons, including the 2000-2006 period when this specimen is from. The pair of collectibles features a jacket and a hat with light to moderate wear. The Jersey Express size XL jacket has "Clippers" with white-on-blue twill across the chest and the left sleeve has a "Golden ship" logo. The 100% nylon jacket features blue and white piping on the collar, fringes and sleeves. A New Era size 7-3/8 hat accompanies the lot and features a red-on-blue twill "C Ship" logo.
Huggins and Scott is allowing the winning bidder 45 days from the date when payment is received to have the item independently authenticated. Payment must, however, be made within two weeks from the end of the auction. Huggins and Scott is not responsible for any authentication fees or shipping charges incurred by the winning bidder but H&S will refund the hammer price and buyer's premium if the item does not pass authentication with a reputable third party company.