The date stamp on the back of the shaft reads 24 FEV 1988. This stick was used by Messier in one of the last few games of the regular season. This team went on to win the Stanley Cup that year! Some of hockey's greatest players have signed this stick. Here's a list of the players that signed it.
Steve Smith (Signed on the blade). This is one of Messier's Sher-Wood P. The stick shows good game use. The white tape that is running down the stick is slightly peeling from age. Only peeled on the edge and is still very much stuck on the shaft of the stick.All signatures are in blue marker. No authentication papers but I will fully guarantee this to pass any authentication from PSA, JSA, Beckett, Meigray, etc.. The item "88 Edmonton Oilers Stanley Cup Team Signed Mark Messier Game Used Stick GRETZKY" is in sale since Saturday, June 3, 2017. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Hockey-NHL\Sticks". The seller is "super_savings_2011" and is located in Sweet Grass, Montana. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam, Uruguay.