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Back Items For The Auction of November 15, 2014  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 1 "American Sports Base Ball Caught on the Fly" decorative children's ABC plate c.1860s. Staffordshire china soft paste plate having baseball transfer scene decoration at center with raised alphabet lettering on perimeter. 7" diameter with some minor hairline cracking: VG-EX ($300-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 1A Jackie Robinson single signed baseball. Huber brand “Energized League Ball” has been signed on the side panel, “Jackie Robinson” in ink rating 5/6-6 out of 10. Ball displays even toning with some light scattered surface wear and has “Vote for Nixon” written across the sweetspot in unknown hand. Robinson supported Nixon during his 1960 Campaign rather than siding with John F. Kennedy, a decision he later made known to have been regrettable. Includes full LOA from JSA: VG-EX $1,500-$3,000 DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 1B 1972 Kansas City Royals professional model road uniform. Gray flannel jersey with “Kansas City” block lettered across the front has number “6” on back. Team logo patch appears on left sleeve. In the collar is an “Set 2 – 72” swiss embroidered strip tag and the Wilson manufacturers tag on tail notes size, “42.” Pants are similarly tagged (size 34) with “72-6-P34-24” and “Martinez” embroidered strip tags. These denote year, number, size, and inseam along with reference to Buck Martinez whom did not play with the team that year (had been rostered in 1970-71). Exceptionally well preserved with just a hint of visible usage wear: EX ($500-$1,000) $620.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 1C 1972 Kansas City Royals professional model home uniform. Cream colored flannel jersey with “Royals” across the front in scripted logo font has player number “27” on back. Team logo patch appears on the left sleeve. Embroidered strip tag in collar reads “Set 1 – 72” and a “Wilson” manufacturers tag on front tail notes the size, “44.” Pants are similarly tagged (size 36) with “72-6-P36-24” and “Bunker” embroidered strip tags. These denote year, number, size, and inseam along with reference to Wally Bunker whom did not play with the team that year (had been rostered from 1969-71). Exceptionally well preserved with just a hint of visible usage wear: EX ($500-$1,000) $620.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 1D Ramon Henderson 2008 Philadelphia Phillies World Series ring. The members of the 2008 Phillies have rightfully earned a spot within the hearts of Philadelphia fans. Names such as Utley, Rollins, Howard, and Hamels have become part of the fabric of the team history much like Schmidt, Carlton, Ashburn, and Roberts before them. As such, it is with great honor that we present bullpen coach Ramon Henderson’s personal 2008 World Series ring. The ring itself is beautifully crafted of a 14 karat white gold, having inset “P" logo with a ruby inlay on the top, encircled by “World Champions" lettering. One side panel displays the World Series trophy with “2008" year, and both Phillies and Tampa Bay logos. Other side panel has Henderson’s above a Phillies Liberty Bell logo and his “31" uniform number. Interior ring band is marked “14K". A total of (103) diamonds are found within the ring to commemorate the 103 wins by the 2008 team, with a total weight of 3.84 karats. Approx. size 12.5-13. The ring includes its original glass lidded mahogany presentation box with “Philadelphia Phillies 2008 World Champions" etched onto the top. Outstanding rarity ranking as one of the more important Philadelphia Phillies award pieces to have been offered at auction: NM $15,000-$25,000 $24,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 1E Superlative Louisville Slugger full size baseball bat with six player decal decoration c.1911-16. Full size Louisville Slugger dash dot dash model bat of the highest quality measuring 34” in length retaining notably bold J.F. Hilerich & Son Co. center brand stampings. The bat has been decorated with a total of six individual player decals of Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Frank Baker, Eddie Collins, Harry Davis, and Napoleon Lajoie. The Wagner decal presents in outstanding condition with only a few minute chips. Frank Baker decal is stunning having only 2/3 tiny flakes. Ty Cobb decal has only a few minute flakes. The remainder of the decals each show varying degrees of light chipping. Both bat and decals exhibit outstanding original patina with surface gloss intact. Recently discovered and being offered for the first time publicly this particular bat is the only specimen of its type that we have encountered inclusive of the Louisville Slugger archival collection. It was likely produced in the period as a trade show display piece or possibly a master salesman sample item. Incredible scarcity ranking as the most significant non game used decal bat to have entered the marketplace: Bat: EX/MT-NM, Decals: Range EX-NM $15,000-$25,000 $49,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 2 "The First Innings" baseball Stevensgraph c.1870-80's. Period silk embroidery depicts an early baseball game in progress with on-looking crowd in the background along with American flags. Retains rare original mount with titling and mfg. impression of Thomas Stevens. Silk is in fine condition with light age toning; mount shows minimal wear. 5"x8" matted and framed: EX ($500-$750) $886.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 3 Lot of (2) Staffordshire china children's ABC plates with baseball decoration c.1860s: "American Sports Base Ball Striker & Catcher", 7 1/2" diameter with surface crazing and some light wear to transfer scene dÄcor: EX and "American Sports Base Ball Out on the Third Base", 7" diameter with restoration to one chip on border: VG ($600-$800) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 4 Lot of (2) Staffordshire china children's ABC plates with baseball decoration c.1860s: "American Sports Base Ball Pitcher", 6 1/4" diameter with bold transfer scene dÄcor: EX and "American Sports Base Ball Caught on the Fly", 6 1/4" diameter with one edge chip: VG ($600-$800) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 5 Delft porcelain baseball decorated stein c.1880-1900. Handled Delft porcelain stein measures 6" tall with cobalt color scheme depicting a uniformed baseball pitcher on a side panel. Has an interior hairline crack and some age toning: VG-EX ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 6 1884 "New Parlor Base Ball" tabletop game. Scarce early game featuring color litho. paper on board playing field with uniformed players. Surface displays evident age wear incl. scratches and surface undulation with few small edge tears/chips. Missing wooden player pegs: VG ($500-$750) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 7 Delft porcelain baseball decorated beer stein c.1880-1890s. Lidded stein with baseball decorative scene in cobalt blue. Porcelain inlaid top features University of Pennsylvania markings. Marked Delft, Germany on bottom, 7" tall with lithophane base depicting a Dutch scene when held to light: NM ($1,000-$2,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 8 Delft porcelain baseball decorated stein c.1880-1900. Handled Delft bulbous porcelain stein measures 5" tall with cobalt color scheme depicting a uniformed baseball pitcher on the front panel. Has two repaired cracks to the handle: VG ($300-$500) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 9 Kid Nichols c.1940s photographs with one autographed on back (block letter printed signature). Includes matte finish 8"x10" studio portrait on heavy stock (EX/MT-NM); glossy studio portrait (some discoloration to emulsion on front) on the back of which he has written his name "Charles Kid Nichols" in block letter print done in fountain pen (8 to 8/9 out of 10); sepia toned print on heavy stock of his Wisconsin Hall of Fame Plaque with related letter of transmittal (Nichols began to sign it at lower edge, "With Sincere", the second word has smudged); composite collage which shows the Jenny Wren Bowling Team; and additional group photo in which he can been. Mostly 8"x10" with one smaller, varying degrees of generally very light toning/wear: EX-NM ($500-$750) $242.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 10 Assorted ephemera from the Kid Nichols collection. Interesting mix of material as retained by Kid Nichols post-career including publications ("Earl Foster's Baseball Hand Book", "Gene Mack's Hall of Fame Cartoons", and "Baseball Centennial...Detroit"); several newspaper clippings; 1951 dated Polo Grounds postcard sent to Nichols; 1951 Sportswriters dinner program; several typed information/summation sheets as related to either Nichols career or baseball in general; envelope addressed to Nichols containing several premiums; and pair of large format 12.75"x15.25" 1955 KC As team photos. Also includes a pair of 1960 All-Star Game ticket stubs as retained by the family. Varying degrees of wear throughout: GD-EX/MT ($200-$400) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 11 1909 Charles "Kid" Nichols signed lease agreement. Multi-page legal sized document as executed in January of 1909 has been signed in period fountain pen, "Charles A. Nichols" rating 8/9 out of 10. Light toning with a hint of wear to pages (more wear/small tears/stains to outer cover sheet) and typical fold lines from storage. Agreement covered his use of a bowling hall from 1909 to 1912. One of if not the earliest documented Nichols signatures we have ever offered. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Contract EX, Sig. NM ($500-$1,000) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 12 Kid Nichols personal Heubach German bisque porcelain baseball figurines c.1880s. Striking large size variation batter and pitcher figurines stand 14 1/2" tall with hand painted red and blue pinstriped uniforms. Very clean overall with bright coloration and limited wear (batter has small chip to hat and thumb on upper hand is missing). Impressed German manufacturer stampings "Geschuetzt-Gesetzlich" appear under the base. The only such examples we are aware of the have originated from the personal collection of a baseball Hall of Fame member: EX/MT and NM ($1,000-$3,000) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 13 Extremely rare Phoenixville majolica pitcher with polychrome baseball decoration c.1890. This multi color variation is seldom offered and highly sought after as both a baseball and majolica collectible. Raised baseball scene on one side with European football on the reverse, 8+ tall with interior in pink color. Retains fine color and glaze with only light typical surface crazing. Stamped with the manufacturer+s mark of Griffin, Hill, & Smith +Etruscan Majolica+ on bottom: EX-MT ($1,000-$1,500) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 14 Baseball decorated majolica pitcher c.1890-1900. Phoenixville majolica glazed pitcher stands 8" tall of a mustard yellow color variation with raised baseball scene on one side and European football on the other. Has some hairline cracking to a few areas most notably the underside of the base: VG ($300-$500) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 15 Heubach German bisque porcelain baseball figurine c.1880s. Attractive color tinted batter figurine with hand painted uniform and accents. Retains nearly all of the original surface coloration with light surface toning/soiling throughout. Several repaired areas of cracking to the mid section not immediately visible until close inspection. German manufacturer stampings "Geschuetzt-Gesetzlich" appear under the base. Uncommon 7" tall diminuitive variant: GD-VG ($300-$500) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 16 Baseball decorated majolica pitcher c.1890-1900. Phoenixville majolica glazed pitcher stands 8" tall of a charcoal color variation with raised baseball scene on one side and European football on the other. Has a vertical crack more visible to the interior: VG ($300-$500) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 17 Baseball decorated majolica pitcher c.1890-1900. Phoenixville majolica glazed pitcher stands 8" tall of a chocolate brown color variation with raised baseball scene on one side and European football on the other. Has a small repair to tip of spout: VG ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 18 Baseball decorated majolica pitcher c.1890-1900. Phoenixville majolica glazed pitcher stands 8" tall of a cobalt blue color variation with raised baseball scene on one side and European football on the other. Very clean with rich original color: EX-MT ($400-$600) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 19 Scarce baseball figural candy container c.1890-1900. Two piece candy container in the form of a figural 19th century baseball player wearing full uniform and holding wooden bat. 7" tall with painted bisque porcelain head and arms. Light surface wear to the head, arms, and feet including some minimal paint wear. Figure separates at the waist area to reveal the paper mache interior candy receptacle. One of only a scant few that we have encountered in twenty two years: EX ($1,000-$2,000) $2,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 20 Baseball figural doll c.1890-1900. Uniformed figural baseball player doll having painted bisque porcelain head and arms wirh red/white color detail. Head has som repaired cracking and uniform shows several small holes on back of legs: VG ($300-$500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 21 Pair of miniature baseball figural candy containers c.1890-1910. German paper mache figural baseball players atop a lidded candy receptacle. Highly uncommon diminuitive 3" tall variants with one missing its original wooden bat: EX ($300-$400) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 22 "The American National Game of Base Ball" color lithographic print c. 1890-1900. Uncommon period large format rendering after the classic 1860s Currier & Ives engraving depicting the "Grand Match for the Championship at Elysian Fields Hoboken, NJ". Hand tinted print measures an impressive 22"x30" in a period Victorian oak frame. Marked "Litho. of Currier & Ives" at left margin with "152 Nassau St. N.Y." printed at right margin. Very clean overall with fine original color remaining intact. Highly desirable early printing of impressive large folio size format not to be confused with the more common later replications by Lucas: EX-MT ($2,000-$3,000) $4,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 23 Harvard baseball decorated stein c.1890-1900. Handled pottery stein depicting Harvard baseball team in uniform on front panel. Back panel displays a painted Harvard insignia. 4 1/2" tall: EX-MT ($500-$750) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 24 Baseball decorated shaving mug c.1890-1910. Handled porcelain mug displays a hand painted baseball scene on the front consisting of crossed bats and ball. Floral gilt dÄcor around the top rim of the mug shows expected surface wear while baseball bats/ball along with owner's name of "Lawrence Bollinger" present nicely. 3 1/2" tall, includes small Peerless shaving brush: EX-MT ($750-$1,250) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 25 Baseball decorative umbrella handle c.1890-1910. Silverplated umbrella handle features full baseball dÄcor on both sides including baseball, bats, game scene, and U.S. flag. 4" long with expected age and handling wear inclusive of some surface indentations to edges: VG-EX ($400-$600) $198.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 26 1909 Baseball board game by W.E. Uhrland. Large format wooden playing board features interior color lithographic baseball playing field with individual player receptacles. Dated and titled at bottom right corner. Playing field has some areas of scattered wear with minor inpainting to a few chips and some losses to wooden receptacles at one corner. Wooden action bat lever shoots ball into various scoring receptacles. 24" square: VG ($500-$750) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 27 Rare baseball decorated porcelain tobacco jar by M&Z c.1910. Lidded porcelain jar featuring a color baseball scene on body of base, 6" 1/2" tall marked M&Z Austria on base. Very unusual and desirable form is only the second such example we have encountered: EX-MT ($750-$1,250) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 28 Baseball decorated porcelain pin tray by M&Z c.1910. Seldom seen pin tray with a colorful fielding scene measuring 5" long: NM. Marked "M&Z Austria" on the bottom: NM ($150-$300) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 29 Large baseball decorated porcelain water pitcher by M&Z c.1910. Oversized porcelain handled pitcher stands 7" tall with colorful painted baseball scene across the body. Marked "M&Z Austria" on the bottom: EX-MT ($500-$1,000) $304.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 30 Early "Town Ball" style baseball bat c.1860s. Very rare example dating to the infancy of the game measuring 32 1/2" long with oblong barrel and lightly tapered knob termination. Period turn marks found on either end of bat with evident use visible throughout. Bat remains in very fine original condition including surface and patina: EX ($750-$1,000) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 31 Grouping of (6) baseball decorated porcelain plates by M&Z c.1910. Includes trio of scalloped edge plates measuring 9 1/4" in diameter featuring sequential hand painted baseball scenes on the front. Marked "M&Z Austria" on the bottom. One plate has a crack to one edge; another has a tiny surface hairline; and the other remains very clean: Range VG-EX/NM; Pair of 9 1/4" diameter scalloped edge plates both marked M&Z Austria on the back: NM; and 8 1/2" diameter scalloped edge plate with fielding scene on front: EX-MT ($750-$1,250) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 32 Set of (3) of vintage baseball decorative porcelain mugs by M&Z c.1910. Includes three handled mugs (5", 5", and 6" tall respectively) each featuring a different hand painted baseball scene across the body. Marked "M&Z Austria" on bottom. Very attractive trio with fine display qualities: EX/MT-NM. ($750-$1,250) $650.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 33 Baseball decorated occupational shaving mug by M&Z c.1910. Rare handled mug stands 4" tall featuring a beautiful hand painted baseball scene wrapped around the body. Marked "M&Z Austria" on the bottom. Includes vintage shaving brush: NM ($500-$750) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 34 Large baseball decorated porcelain stein by M&Z c.1910. Impressive handled stein stands 7 1/2" tall with colorful hand painted baseball dÄcor throughout. Marked "M&Z Austria" on underneath: NM ($500-$750) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 35 Pair of figure eight model baseballs c.1890-1910. Fine pairing of figure eight pattern stitched brown leather baseballs dating to the late 19th to early 20th century. Few areas of losses to the stitching on each baseball with oiled leather surfaces: VG ($500-$1,000) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 36 Pair of leather high top baseball cleats c.1890-1910. Uncommon offering of early high top baseball cleats having two tone leather surface with original inset triangular cleats on bottom. Leather surfaces have been conditioned and exhibit expected use including surface wrinkling and some flaking. No visible manfacturer markings: VG ($300-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 37 Pair of leather high top baseball cleats c.1890-1910. Early leather high top cleats of a high quality manfuacture each having period metal cleats affixed to the base. Hallmarks for A.J. Reach Co. and The D&M Co. impressed onto two of the toe plates. General overall use and wear evident throughout: VG ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 38 Victor Wright & Ditson Sporting Goods baseball jersey c.1890-1910. Early wool jersey with original Old English script lettering on the breast area retaining manufacturer's label on interior of collar. General condition is very fine with a few areas of surface soiling and some small holes at base of tail. Button holes at sleeve ends denoting presence of detachable sleeves. Housed in attractive hinged door shadow box style display cabinet: VG-EX ($500-$1,000) $495.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 39 Lemon peel style trophy baseball c.1860s. Full size one piece lemon peel style baseball with presentational inscription on two side panels believed to have originated in the Baltimore, MD region. Ball itself is of the highest quality measuring 9 1/2" in circumference with finely executed stitch pattern. Two side panels of the baseball display black ink presentational inscription with varying degrees of surface wear. Word "Presented" and "Match" are clearly visible. Desirable lemon peel baseball of the highest standard having added desirability of presentational origin: Ball: EX, Inscription: Range PR-VG ($1,500-$2,500) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 40 Lemon peel style baseball c.1860-70s. Large size brown leather one piece baseball with well defined stitching and intact construction. Surface has been nicely oiled and preserved. 9" circumference: EX ($750-$1,000) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 41 Lemon peel style baseball c.1840-60s. Attractive 7 1/2" circumference one piece construction ball having intact panels of a deep brown color. Stitching remains intact with some period reinforcement: VG-EX ($600-$800) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 42 Exceedingly scarce Howland/Thayer style baseball catcher's mask c.1870-1880s. Offered is one of the rarest mediums of 19th century baseball equipment with the collecting hobby fashioned in the manner of the early catcher's masks invented by Yale baseball manager Fred Thayer in 1878. This particular specimen is one of only two such masks that we have handled in our 22 year company history. Measuring 12" tall the mask exhibits a horizontal bar format with early wrought iron wire protective supports connecting at top and bottom third portions of mask. Original canvas encased padding encircles the mask with period twine attachment. Fine original condition with primitive eye appeal appropriate to its designation as one of the earliest forms of baseball equipment. Absolutely incredible scarcity: VG-VG/EX ($5000-$10,000) $3,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 43 Spalding ring decorated baseball bat c.1880-1900. Youth size 30" long bat of an uncommon red painted color retaining its original Spalding logo stampings at center and sveeral painted rings at the end of the barrel. Retains original surface with few small indentations and surface wear to end of barrel: VG-EX ($400-$600) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 44 Spalding ring decorated baseball bat c.1880-1900. Full size 35" long bat with bold Spalding logo stenciled at center and multiple painted rings throughout the barrel area. Bat has repaired handle crack and has been refinished. Very fine example with strong eye appeal: VG-EX ($750-$1,000) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 45 Unusual baseball catcher's mask c.1880-1900. Interesting handmade cast iron mask with primitive folk art eye appeal retains its original white canvas padding with simplistic bird cage style construction. 11" tall. Desirable mask dating to a formative period in baseball equipment: VG-EX ($500-$750) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 46 Baseball spider style catcher's mask with throat protector patent dated 1888. Excellent quality mask with original leather padding and top quality cast metal facing having uncommon leather padded throat protector. Patent date of 1888 impressed onto base of metal mask: EX ($500-$750) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 47 Rare large bead weld spider style baseball catcher's mask c.1890-1910. Very uncommon and desirable spider style mask with large bead weld design. No visible manufacturer markings with some reinforcement to the leather padding and canvas head straps: VG` ($500-$750) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 48 Rare Reach inflatable catcher's chest protector c.1890-1910. White canvas inflatable chest protector with interior wooden reeded construction retains its original Reach mfg. label at top backstrap. Staining and general usage wear throughout: VG-EX ($500-$750) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 49 Crescent padded baseman's mitt c.1890-1910. Early primitive mitt with red leather backing and grommet back. Interior retains crescent padding. Moderate to heavy wear throughout and missing lacings from the web area: GD-VG (300-$500) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 50 Baseball crescent padded baseball fielder's glove c.1890-1910. Full size white leather fielder's glove featuring full crescent pad interior. Back has period ink notation by name written on back strapping and middle finger areas. General use and wear throughout retaining its original 2 1/4" web: VG ($500-$750) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 51 Baseball crescent padded baseball fielder's glove c.1890-1910. White leather glove with interior crescent padding having full web and retains its original backstrapping. Moderate general use with attractive appearance: VG ($500-$750) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 52 Reach buckle back crescent padded baseman's mitt c.1900-10. Brown leather RHT model glove retains its original Reach mfg. label on the reverse with buckle back. Interior displays a crescent pad which is missing a portion of its stitching. Glove surface has been cleaned with some restoration showing moderate to heavy use overall: VG ($300-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 53 Spalding "Mushroom" model baseball bat c.1895-1905. Classic mushroom handle model bat with "Spalding Mushroom" block letter stamping at centerbrand. 33" long with repaired handle crack and some restoration to the surface: VG-EX ($400-$600) $273.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 54 Spalding "Axletree" model ring decorated baseball bat c.1890-1900. Clean example remains in original condition inclusive of Spalding trademark and red/black painted rings on barrel end. "THIS SIDE UP" painted in red on barrel end in the period likely by player of use. 33" long with some light surface wear and paint flaking to painted rings. Two small finish nails found in the handle area: EX ($500-$750) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 55 Rare painted Spalding "Wagon Tongue" model baseball bat c.1890-1910. Full size 34" long Spalding Wagon Tongue model baseball bat having original grain painted white body color with black ring at barrel end. Scored handle graining is present along with Spalding stenciled centerbrand markings. Evident use throughout while retaining a very fine original surface having majority of its original painted surface intact. Small period rosehead nail found at end on handle mentioned for condition accuracy only: VG-EX ($1,500-$2,500) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 56 Rare grommet back crescent padded baseman's mitt c.1890-1910. Desirable early glove with grommet backing having crescent padding on interior. Fine original condition with moderate use throughout: VG-EX ($750-$1,000) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 57 1889 "Base Ball and Bagatelle Combined" tabeltop game. Obscure early wooden tabeltop bagatelle style game features color lithographic paper playing field with baseball dÄcor. Dated with Patent of Sept. 16, 1889 at top and retains its original applied paper titling/instructional labeling affixed to the reverse. Playing field shows some age toning with some water toning and few areas of chipping: VG ($500-$750) $198.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 58 Vintage Wrigley Field "W.F." flag with Cubs team provenance. Red, white, and blue flag with "W.F." block lettered on either side, denoting Wrigley Field, as flew over the historic Chicago venue. Displays wear consistent with long term outdoor use inclusive of mild soiling/discoloration and some tattering to pointed ends. Includes 1982 dated letter on team stationary stating that they "...are happy to donate a flag which has flown over Wrigley Field..." and the original heavy cardboard stock mailing envelope in which it was sent. Measures approx. 35"x71" at extremes: EX ($300-$500) $110.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 59 San Francisco Seals Stadium seat autographed by Orlando Cepeda and Willie McCovey. Original cast iron and wood seat as used in the San Francisco venue spanning the eras in which both the Seals and Giants played there. The Giants used the Stadium for the 1958 and 59 seasons during which team members Orlando Cepeda and Willie McCovey won Rookie of The Year honors. Each has signed the upper slat, which has number "4" lettered on, in black marker rating 8-8/9 out of 10 with related "ROY" inscription. Mild general wear throughout consistent with long term outdoor use incl. some light scattered rust and chipping/pitting to paint and wood (screws have been replaced). Free standing on riser mounts and includes auction LOA from JSA: Seat EX, Sigs. NM ($500-$750) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 59a Vintage Cleveland Municipal Stadium attributed turnstile. Substantive cast iron and metal turnstile by Perey (nameplate affixed on top) with yellow and gray painted surface showing mild/moderate wear, discoloration, and rust scattered throughout as consistent with long term outdoor use. Rotating arms remain in working order however the counter, which is visible through small side window, no longer registers. Stands approx.. 38” tall. Cleveland Stadium opened in 1931 and served as home field for the Indians, and later the Browns, for the better part of (7) decades. During that span numerous Championship games were played there for both baseball and football and it was host to (4) All-Star Games: EX $400-$600 $218.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 60 "Knothole Gate" vintage stadium style sign c.1950s-60s. Charming sign done on wood which is fashioned in the shape of an arrow and lettered on the front, "Knothole Gate." Expected wear consistent with long term outdoor use inclusive of discoloration/spotting, some very minor pitting/chipping, and a small crack. Measures approx. 58.5"x23" overall: EX ($500-$1000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 61 Vintage Budweiser neon advertising display c.1930s-40s. Appealing early piece with circular cast metal background lettered "Preferred Everywhere Anheuser Busch, Inc. St. Louis." Across the center is "Budweiser" titling with neon applied in their famed script logo font. Metal casing bears "Ohio Advertising Display" makers mark and riveted on "Anheuser Busch" company plate. Displays very well with mild surface soiling and some light/moderate scattered wear. Presently works when plugged in: EX ($750-$1,250) $660.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 62 Yankee Stadium seat. Cast iron and wood seat of flat back configuration as removed during the 1970s renovations. Original blue finish displays wear typical of long term outdoor use with chipping and pitting throughout along with rust to metal portions. Number "1" is stenciled at top center: EX ($750-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 63 Rare Polo Grounds double figural seat. Desirable pair of connected seats from the famed New York venue with both end stanchions displaying a figural "NY" logo. Surface has been refinished throughout with varying layers of paint visible. Wear throughout consistent with long term outdoor use including scattered chipping and pitting and some rust. Screws are later period. Free standing and functional: EX ($2,000-$4,000) $1,700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 64 Fenway Park stadium seat. Desirable cast iron and wood seat from the fabled venue displays vestiges of the original paint below later applied upper layers. Wear consistent with long term outdoor use incl. some rust and pitting/chipping. All nuts and bolts have been replaced and it appears that the upper slat is also later period: EX ($500-$1,000) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 65 Shibe Park stadium seats. Connected pair of cast iron and wood seats from the long time Philadelphia venue which was later known as Connie Mack Stadium. Refinished to bring to a fine level of display value with some mild pitting/chipping visible below the upper surface. Free standing atop a specially fashioned wooden base and a small engraved descriptive placard is mounted at top center. Several of the wooden planks may be replacements and it appears a crack or two in the stanchions has been repaired: EX ($400-$600) $315.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 66 "Keds" set of (6) die-cut store advertising display pieces c.1930s. Charming group of 8" tall store advertising die-cut display pieces, each issued with easel back to be free standing for a game action scene. All appear to have limited wear with a touch visible at corners/edges and the pitcher missing his hand. Framed for display to 16"x44" (mounted by unknown method): Apparent EX-EX/MT ($500-$750) $297.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 67 Derek Jeter autographed limited edition 1999 New York Yankees World Series jersey. Home pinstriped jersey by Rusell Athletic has been signed on the front, "Derek Jeter" in blue marker rating 8/9 out of 10. Displayed within 32"x39.5" frame with "1999 World Series" patch and Joe DiMaggio memorial armband and number "5" visible on sleeves. Hand numbered "349/500." Includes auction LOA from JSA and COA from Steiner Sports: NM-MT ($500-$750) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 67a Derek Jeter professional model baseball bat c.2001-06 (PSA GU 8). Louisville Slugger 125 model P72 bat with Jeter facsimile signature impressed in the barrel measures 34” long and weighs 32.2oz. Un-cracked with nice use throughout including ball and stitch marks covering the barrel along with cleat and ball transfer marks. As noted in the accompanying PSA letter, some of the ball transfer marks are gold in color. While it can be stated with certainty, this suggests use during post-season play during which gold logo'd baseballs are the standard. Moderate coat of Mota stick applied to handle for grip. Strong example from the heart of Jeter’s Hall of Fame caliber career. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and full LOA from PSA/DNA (graded GU8): EX $4,000-$6,000 $3,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 68 Joe DiMaggio autographed Gerry Dvorak original artwork. Well rendered likeness of the Yankee Clipper has been signed in blue ink "Joe DiMaggio" rating 8/9 out of 10. Tastefully triple matted and framed to 18"x22.5" for display and signed by the artist at lower left. Dvorak is highly regarded within the sports field for his body of work which includes a number of iconic paintings which were used by Topps and Bowman in several classic 1950s baseball card sets. Includes auction LOA from JSA and an Online Authentics COA is affixed to back: NM ($750-$1,000) $396.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 69 Mickey Mantle autographed "Life of A Legend" limited edition print. Large format print has been signed within the lower border, "Mickey Mantle" in fine point gold marker rating 8/9 out of 10. Numbered by Mantle "336" of an edition comprised of 2,401 pieces and framed for display to 26"x32.5" overall. Upper Deck Authentication hologram is affixed and includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $230.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 70 Choice Mickey Mantle single signed baseball. Crisp white Rawlings B.Brown Official American League baseball has been signed across the sweetspot, "Mickey Mantle." Blue ink signature rates 9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-NM/MT ($500-$750) $650.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 71 Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Joe DiMaggio, and Whitey Ford autographed photograph. Color 11"x14" photograph has been signed by all (4) Legendary New York Yankees players in blue marker rating 8-9 out of 10. Mantle has very slight imperfection affecting first name. Framed to 17.5"x20.5" for display. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($400-$600) $326.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 72 Derek Jeter autographed and inscribed limited edition Rookie of The Year bat. Louisville Slugger 125 model P72 bat with "Derek Jeter" block lettered at barrel end has "1996 American League Rookie of The Year+" titling to right of centerbrand. Signed in silver paint pen, "Derek Jeter ROY" and numbered in his hand, "397/500." Signature rates 9-9/10 out of 10. Rarely seen early career example. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($500-$750) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 73 Derek Jeter "2000 All Star MVP" autographed limited edition baseball bat. Louisville Slugger 125 model P72 bat with Jeter facsimile signature impressed at barrel end has been signed, "Derek Jeter 2000 All Star MVP." Silver paint pen signature rates 9-9/10 out of 10. Numbered "104/500" and includes auction LOA from JSA and COA from Steiner Sports: NM ($400-$600) $468.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 74 Joe DiMaggio autographed limited edition baseball bat. Louisville Slugger 125 model bat with DiMaggio facsimile signature burned into the barrel end has "Limited Edition 1852/1941" titling to right of the centerbrand. Signed in blue marker, "Joe DiMaggio" rating 9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA and a PSA/DNA authentication sticker is affixed to the knob (paper certificate is not present): NM ($1,000-$1,500) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 75 Choice Joe DiMaggio "#5" single signed baseball. Crisp white Rawlings G.Budig Official American League baseball has been signed across the sweetspot, "Joe DiMaggio #5." Blue ink signature rates 8-8/9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-NM/MT ($500-$750) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 76 Joe DiMaggio autographed large format limited edition photograph. Crisp black and white 16"x20" photograph developed from the original Charles Conlon negative has been signed in silver paint pen, "Joe DiMaggio" rating 9-9/10 out of 10. Photo has few very minor flaws mentioned for accuracy and only visible upon close examination. Numbered "18/56" and framed for display with engraved nameplate to 22.5"x28.5" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA and photograph/COAs related to the original signing: Sig. NM, Photo EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $242.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 77 Joe DiMaggio autographed serigraph by Leroy Neiman. Large format version of the classic Neiman rendering of Joe DiMaggio swinging signed across the bottom margin by DiMaggio and Neiman in pencil. Numbered 435 of 458, 34"x40" matted and framed. Some surface scracthing and damage to the frame itself. Very attractive display piece. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($1,000-$2,000) $2,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 78 Mickey Mantle single signed baseball. Rawlings B.Brown Official American League baseball has been signed on the sweetspot, "Mickey Mantle." Blue ink signature rates 8 out of 10, ball displays the slightest hint of off white coloration. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Very strong EX/MT-NM ($400-$600) $330.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 79 Mickey Mantle "NO.7" single signed baseball. Rawlings B.Brown OAL baseball has been signed across the sweetspot, "Mickey Mantle No.7." Blue ink signature rates 8-8/9 out of 10 and the ball displays a crisp white coloration. Includes auction LOA from JSA (small applied stamp and handwritten notation related to time of signing mentioned for accuracy and have no effect on display value): NM ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 80 Fine New York Yankees Hall of Famer/Old Timers autographed baseball. L.MacPhail AL baseball signed by (22) players including Mantle, DiMaggio, Maris, Mize, Berra, Keller, Gomez, and Reynolds. Signature present very boldly ranging from 8-10 out of 10. Ball itself is near white with an area of light toning to one side panel. Unique baseball with superb signature placement display for the Mantle/DiMaggio/Maris autographs. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball: EX/MT-NM, Signatures: Range NM-NM/MT ($2,000-$3,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 81 Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale autographed baseball. Rawlings W.White Official National League baseball has been signed across the sweetspot by Koufax with Drysdale ideally situated on the panel just above. Blue ink signatures rate 8/9 out of 10. Desirable pairing almost never seen with this outstanding display value. Includes auction LOA from JSA and a PSA/DNA authentication label has been affixed: NM ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 84 Roger Maris single signed baseball. Very lightly toned Feeney NL baseball signed on sweetspot by Maris in blue ink. Signature presents very boldly rating 8/9 out of 10. Top panel of the ball has a neatly printed sentence chronicling the date of signing at Washington RFK Stadium on July 2, 1984. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball: EX-EX/MT, Signature: NM ($3,500-$4,500) $2,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 85 Mickey Mantle autographed limited edition jersey from the Greer Johnson Collection. High quality flannel jersey by Mitchell & Ness done in New York Yankees home style with sewn on team logo, player number, and Cooperstown Collection tagging. Signed on the front chest, "Mickey Mantle No.7 1956" in blue marker rating 8/9 out of 10. Embroidered at lower front tail, "1956, Greer Johnson Collection, 37 of 40." Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($2,000-$4,000) $2,100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 86 Sandy Koufax autographed limited edition 1963 season statistic inscribed jersey. High quality jersey by Mitchell & Ness, done in L.A. Dodgers road style, has been signed on the front, "Sandy Koufax." In addition, he has inscribed the statistics as relate to the 1963 season: "63 N.L. MVP, 63 Cy Young, 25-5, 306 Ks." Marker signature/handwriting rate 7/8 out of 10. Hand numbered 28/32 with Online Authentics authentication sticker affixed and displayed within a 34"x42" shadowbox with Dodgers team logo etched at lower front (touch of light wear). Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($750-$1,250) $484.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 87 Ball-Band Sport Shoes advertising display c.1940s-50s. Counter-top die-cut display piece stands 21" with 11"x21" footprint. The base has an area at either side where an example shoe was intended to be set and the center portion angles up with die-cut figures playing baseball, football, basketball, and tennis. Soiling/discoloration (much of which could likely be cleaned) and some scuffing/chips throughout along with some edge wear and creasing (most accentuated affects upper right portion of back). There are a few partial separations at seams which can be glued or otherwise fixed for future display: VG-EX ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 88 Vintage Spalding line marker c.1950s-60s. Rolling metal drum at end of collapsable handle (currently held open by replacement screw) has applied "Spalding" label. Light evident usage wear with some light scattered rust: EX ($200-$400) $100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 89 Ted Williams autographed limited edition stat engraved bat. Louisville Slugger bat done in the same style as that used by Ted Williams has been block letter engraved with numerous career statistics. Signed in blue marker, "Ted Williams" rating 8/9 out of 10. Hand numbered "64/66" with number 9 Family authentication hologram affixed. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($750-$1,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 90 "Boston's Finest" - Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, and Bobby Doerr autographed limited edition bat. Louisville Slugger 125 model baseball bat with impressed titling and limited edition "31 of 100" numbering has facsimile signatures of Ted Williams, Bobby Doerr, and Carl Yastrzemski burned in above their year of Induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Each has signed in appropriate area (just below Induction year) in blue marker rating 8-8/9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($750-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 91 Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio autographed large format photograph. Exceptional image of the famed duo has been signed by each in silver paint pen rating 9-9/10 out of 10. Framed for display in gallery style to 22"x27" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-MT ($500-$750) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 92 1992 Ted Williams autographed letter regarding Louisville Slugger bats. Typewritten letter on his personal stationery has been signed at the close, "Ted Williams" in blue ink rating 8-8/9 out of 10. Content relates the specifications of a bat which had been made for his use in practice and gifted to a friend. Framed for display (18"x15.5") with a 1955 Famous Slugger yearbook which pictures Williams on the cover. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Letter NM ($250-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 93 Hank Aaron and Sadaharu Oh autographed baseball bat. Louisville Slugger 125 model bat with etched in "All-Time Home Run King+" titling and Braves team logo has been signed by Hank Aaron and Sadaharu Oh. Blue marker and gold paint pen signatures rate 8-9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA and a PSA/DNA authentication sticker is affixed to the knob (paper certificate is not present): NM ($300-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 94 500 Home Run Club autographed baseball. Rawlings W.White ONL baseball has been signed by (11) incl. Mantle, Williams, Aaron, Mays, Banks, Jackson, Schmidt, Robinson, McCovey, Killebrew, and Mathews. Ink signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10. Ball itself remains very clean with crisp white coloration throughout. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($750-$1,000) $832.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 95 Stan Musial autographed limited edition stat inscribed St. Louis Cardinals jersey. High quality flannel jersey by Mitchell & Ness done in 1948 style has been signed on the front by Stan Musial whom has inscribed numerous statistics as relate to his MVP Award winning season. Blue marker signature rates 8-8/9 out of of 10 and has been hand numbered, "19/48." Displayed within 34"x42" custom shadowbox with Cardinals logo and "Stan Musial" etched at lower front. Small spot of discoloration on jersey mentioned for accuracy; minor wear to frame. Includes auction LOA from JSA and Musial signed LOA on "Stan The Man" letterhead: NM ($400-$600) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 96 Vintage Louisville Slugger cloth banner. Large blue banner done in heavy woolen fabric has applied centerbrand style Louisville Slugger dash-dot-dash logo in yellow felt. Measures approx. 60"x100" with some very minor scattered evident use/wear: EX/MT ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 97 Vintage baseball field line marker c.1930s. Cast iron handled line marker with red painted tin base as used to line baseball fields in the 1930s era. Stenciled patent number and date found on both side panels. Original surface with expected wear to the paint. Repaired crack to the wooden support piece in the front: VG-EX ($500-$1,000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 98 Vintage Louisville Slugger store display box c.1950s. Period display box was likely used for both housing product in shipment and promotional purposes with upper portion cut away along pre-printed lines. Exterior is covered in titling, text, graphics, and Company logos. Mild discoloration at areas along some vintage tape stains to lower portion. There is a long area of loss to one back seam (12") over which tape has been applied: Overall EX display value ($400-$600) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 99 1916 Walter Johnson pictorial "Fair and Square Clothes" scorecard with Red Sox and Phillies player vignettes. Heavy stock advertising piece done in the form of a scorecard pictures 1915 World Series Champion Red Sox team members along upper edge of the interior highlighted by Babe Ruth. The NL Champion Phillies are shown on the exterior along with a larger full length shot of Walter Johnson on front. Unused and displaying light even toning and minor scattered wear. Measures 5.5"x7" closed extending to 14" across when opened. Small spot of discoloration on front: EX ($400-$600) $275.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 100 Rare "Health" baseball uniform patch c.1942. Original period example of the short lived style as worn during the 1942 season with those issued later of differing design. Mild soiling with some loose threads at edges: EX ($300-$500) $200.00
 
    Lot group 101 to 200
 
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