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Lot 4

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Lot Number: 4

Description: Scarce 19th century satin base ball style hat c.1870-80s. Purple and white satin hat with velvet coated hard bill as the precise style which was worn as part of the earliest forms of baseball uniform. Fine manufacturing qualities are evident throughout including original bow on front and layered stitching to the top of the hat. General age and handling wear with no visible manufacturer's labeling. Although impossible to fully document as to which (if any) specific baseball team wore the offered hat it is without question of the appropriate dating period, construction, and form as worn by 19th century baseball teams an represented as such in period athletic catalogues: VG-EX

Estimated Price Range: ($2,500-$5,000)

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