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Lot 180

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Lot Number: 180

Description: Louisville Slugger advertising display "Commemorating Baseball's 100th Anniversary" c.1939. Large format period piece featuring the H&B centerbrand logo over a pair of crossed bats, titled above in garland style. Text is related to "Selecting The Proper Length Bat" and the perimeter is ringed by player vignettes with each having a short paragraph below relaying the specifications used. Those pictured include (18) Hall of Famers with Foxx, Gehrig, Ruth, Hornsby, Wagner, Keeler, Anson, Cobb, and Lajoie. Edge wear includes chipping and mostly light creasing, more pronounced tear at upper left, and rounded corners. Central portion has moderate wear with a few scuffs/areas of scuffing and consistent muted toning. Measures 22.25"x28.25" and is displayed within a larger matting to which it has been affixed (partially separated at top with some resulting damage): Displays VG

Estimated Price Range: ($1,000-$2,000)

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