Do I have any valuable balls?

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Cleaning out the closet and was going to list these on Craigslist and FBMP for a few bucks,

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Before I do, are any of them particularly valuable? I see these on Ebay sold for over $100, https://www.ebay.com/itm/2556254743...=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557 and https://www.ebay.com/itm/2556257249...=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
 
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The two top left balls have the NBA logo of a player dribbling the ball which has been used since 1969. Most fans think the logo is of Jerry West but the NBA will not confirm this. The NBA has always had the Commissioners name on their approved balls but my old eyes can’t make these two out. The name will tell you what era/years the balls are from.
 
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The Spalding basketballs may may be worth a little something. Though if basketball condition is graded like baseball cards or coins.... They won't be worth hardly much of nothing.

It a amazing drop off in value from a mint condition baseball card to even very good condition. Same with coins.
 
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wilson might be worthy as well?
Value is what ppl pay so find out.
Simply clean (no 'cover treatment').
List @ price you see others listed at.

Local Springfield, MA hada real manafacturing presence yrs ago (Indian Motorcycles, Duyer cars, S&W fire arms, etc) and Spaldine was a fixture (till '03?). Basketball hall of fame here. May B sompin here can help fix the balls value?
 
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or the 106$ one...
just like cars - a comody. But humans R emotional so price varies. Other factors effect: geography of sale, (1 I never 'fall for') provenance "...But, but, but... X signed this ltr (or owned, raced, was concieved in this car)", general economy (inflation right now), number produced, age, condition, etc, etc...
 
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again, provenance (like him, not 1 I'd pay all that for, Y? specific sweaty hands? I know, I'm being absurd. But so is the price for what it is...
 
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