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Back Items For The Auction of March 25, 2017  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 301 1958 and 1960 San Francisco Giants Inaugural Game ticket stubs (see description) Includes stub from April 15, 1958 game which marked the first played by the Giants in San Francisco. Touch to corners with slightly irregular tear at left edge and spot mounting residue on back (along with small handwritten number); stub from April 12, 1960 game which marked the first played at Candlestick Park. Touch to corners with some light discoloration on front and mounting residue on back: see description ($300-$500) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 302 April 10, 1962 Dodger Stadium Grand Opening full ticket (EX/MT) Die-cut original full ticket remains in crisp overall condition with a small crease to (1) of protruding upper tabs: EX/MT ($300-$500) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 303 September 29, 1957 Polo Grounds final game ticket stub (VG/EX) Desirable original ticket stub as issued for the Giants final game played in New York. Touch to corners and with slightly irregular tear and a few faint wrinkles: VG/EX ($300-$500) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 304 September 24, 1957 Ebbets Field final game ticket stub (GD) Desirable original ticket stub as issued for the last game played by the Dodgers in Brooklyn. Wear to corners and edges along with mild wrinkles and creasing. Touch of paper loss at lower back where torn: GD ($500-$750) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 305 1964 Shea Stadium first game ticket stubs (2) and dedication program (see description) Desirable original ticket stub for April 17, 1964 game played vs. Pittsburgh which marked the first played at Shea Stadium. Light toning and wear with a rust outlined paper clip impression (GD-GD/VG); "Dedication Shea Stadium" program displaying mild general handling wear with some discoloration along the edges has a second stub affixed to the first inside page with toned tape. It has been signed just above in marker by Tim Harkness (9/10 out of 10) with inscription related to his being the first member of the Mets to step to the plate in Shea. Includes auction LOA from JSA: see description ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 306 1960 World Series press pins (2) and ticket stubs (2) (VG/EX and EX/MT-NM) Includes original press pins issued for both New York and Pittsburgh. The Yankees is properly marked "Balfour" on back and has a touch of light wear (EX/MT-NM); Pirates, marked "Jostens", has mild wear and tarnish and is missing the closure (VG/EX); Games (4) and (6) ticket stubs with light wear and a scattered faint crease/wrinkle (VG/EX): VG/EX and EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $231.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 307 20th Century baseball related postcard collection with many early college related and other choice examples (approx. 600 total) (GD-NM) Large and varied group of baseball related postcards includes views of stadiums, players, and games. A good portion are related to college baseball and others show other local/small town stadiums/players. There are some exceptional examples mixed in including a good number from the 1910s-20s time frame including real photo postcards. Noteable schools include Columbia, Colgate, Bowdoin, Amherst, Brown (scoreboard postcard vs. Carlisle Indians), West Point, Illinois (tri-fold "Loyalty Song"), Holy Cross, Harvard, Dartmouth, Urisinus, Syracuse, Princeton, and Yale. Varying degrees of handling and general age related wear with some pieces postally used/cancelled and bearing handwritten sentiment/address: GD-EX ($1,000-$2,000) $2,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 308 Lot of (53) c.1954-56 Orioles postcards with (38) signed incl. rare Tom Gastall (GD-EX) Nice group of vintage team issued real photo postcards. Includes (3) postmarked 1954 with all signed incl. Larsen and Turley; (10) postmarked 1955 with (8) signed incl. Waitkus (faded); (15) postmarked 1956 with all signed incl. Dick Williams, Francona, Gardner, Neiman, and Kell; (12) additional signed cards incl. a rare Tom Gastall, (2) Pope, Turley, and Abrams (pers); and (14) additional unsigned incl. Brooks Robinson (2 of these have stamped signatures, 1 card is trimmed at lower edge) and stamped signature Woodling. Signatures rate 6/7 to 8/9 out of 10 with a very few personalized. Varying degrees of wear throughout. Includes auction LOA from JSA: GD-EX ($400-$600) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 309 Lot of (5) c.1950s Brooklyn Dodgers related postcards incl. Robinson and Campanella (GD-EX) Includes rare "Bowman's Cocktail Lounge" advertising postcard which pictures Robinson, Campanella, Newcombe, and Bankhead with printed text on back promoting the N.Y. nightclub (postmarked 1957, otherwise EX); 1952 Dodgers team issued schedule postcards of Reese, Snider, and Hodges (GD-VG); c.1950s Roy Campanella Liquor Store advertising postcard (VG/EX-EX). Varying degrees of wear throughout: GD-EX ($400-$600) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 310 1955-60 Bill and Bobs Braves postcards partial set (13 of 20 cards) (FR/GD-VG/EX) Includes key cards Hank Aaron (GD/VG) and Eddie Mathews (postmarked 1955 on back with handwritten address); (3) autographed cards incl. Burdette (ink, 6-6/7 out of 10) and both Crandall poses (ink/marker, 7 and 8/9); Conley which appears to have secreterial signature on back (with other ink marks/postmark); Grimm, Covington, Haney, Bohl, and Dressen (GD-VG range); and Torre and Adcock (FR/GD): FR/GD-VG/EX ($400-$600) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 311 1942 Baltimore Elite Giants vs. New York Cuban Stars scorecard (VG) Desirable original scorecard as issued for the game played at Briggs Stadium in Detroit between the noted Negro League teams. Pre-printed interior lineups (unscored) include Roy Campanella as a member of Baltimore. Touch of light corner and edge wear with a vertical fold at center: VG ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 312 Lot of (13) 1932 New York Giants schedule postcards (Avg. EX) Very nice selection of postcards which, with the exception of the often seen Carl Hubbell, includes several notably scarce examples. Includes Mel Ott, Bill Terry, Vergez, Fullis, Mooney, O'Farrell, Parmelee, Allen, Leslie, Critz, Gibson, Hogan, and Hubbell. Solid EX average condition throughout with a touch of light to general wear. Hubbell grades slightly lesser with toning/discoloration and Hogan is postally cancelled with handwritten sentiment and a crease: Avg. EX ($750-$1,250) $2,250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 313 Lot of (34) 1937-39 Orcajo Cincinnati Reds postcards - near set incl. Joe DiMaggio (Avg. GD) Rare near set of postcards featuring Reds players with the addition of Joe DiMaggio. Issued by Dayton, Ohio company Orcajo, there are several players whom were produced with pose and/or advertising variations. Includes (2) with "Metropolitan" imprint of front incl. Lombardi (fancy letters) and VanderMeer (throwing); (9) with "Val Decker" imprint incl. Cooke, Craft, Frey (foot shows), Goodman, Herschberger, Lombardi (plain letters), McCormick, Meyers, and VanderMeer (throwing); and (22) marked "Orcajo" on back incl. Bongiovani, Bordegaray, Craft, Derringer, DiMaggio (FR, wear, mounting residue on back), R.Davis, Frey (no foot), Gamble, Goodman, Gowdy, Grissom, Joost, McKechnie, Meyers, Moore, Scarsella, Shoffner, VanderMeer (fielding), Walters, Werber, West, and Wilson. An additional Wally Berger postcard from the same series is unmarked on back. Varying degrees and types of wear throughout with average grade falling around GD and an PR/FR-EX general range: ($1,000-$1,500) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 314 1926 and 1928 St. Louis Cardinals real photo postcards (EX-EX/MT) Includes composite postcard with "St. Louis Cardinals 1926 Pennant Winners" titling and player portraits incl. G.C. Alexander, Rogers Hornsby, Jim Bottomley, Jesse Haines, Chick Hafey, and Billy Southworth. Marked "Process Photo Studios" on back; additional featuring the 1928 team with those shown incl. Alexander, Haines, Bottomley, Hafey, Frank Frisch, Rabbit Maranville, and Bill McKechnie. Both unused and well preserved with a hint of light toning and wear: EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 315 c.1924-25 Walter Johnson real photo postcard (VG, mark on back) Desirable original real photo postcard dating the 1924-25 time period as narrowed by uniform style and other postmarked examples which have surfaced. Touch of light wear to corners and surface with notable flaws largely confined to some handwritten identifiers on back: VG, mark on back ($500-$1,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 316 Lot of (10) Polo Grounds postcards c.1910s-30s incl. Spalding ad and real photo (GD-EX) Nice selection includes a scarce example which has Spalding advertising caption printed below a game action scene. Others show a crowd in the stands and a mix of interior and exterior views. One is a real photo postcard (price of "$850" noted in pencil on back) and (2) have inset portrait of John McGraw. Varying degrees of handling and general age related wear with (2) pieces postally cancelled and bearing handwritten sentiment/address: GD-EX ($300-$500) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 317 Lot of (32) Ebbets Field postcards c.1910s-50s (GD-EX) Impressive array of postcards with most showing exterior views of the famed stadium. There are possibly a few duplicates however a good many of those which appear to be the same have minor variations in either the image, markings, or paper/photo stock. Varying degrees of handling and general age related wear with (5) pieces postally cancelled and bearing handwritten sentiment/address: GD-EX ($400-$600) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 318 Lot of (68) West Side Ball Grounds and Wrigley Field postcards c.1910s-70s. Nice selection covering the Cubs home parks throughout the 20th Century with both interior and exterior view. Includes a nice mix from all time periods and while there are a few duplicates some of those which appear similar have subtle differences in the image, markings, and/or paper/photo stock. Varying degrees of handling and general age related wear with (20) pieces postally used/cancelled and bearing handwritten sentiment/address: GD-EX ($500-$1,000) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 319 Lot of (15) c.1900s-1921 Baseball team postcards (mostly Minor League) (GD-EX) Choice selection comprised primarily of Minor League teams with possibly (2) or (3) small town/local teams mixed in. Includes teams from Columbus, Altoona, Lancaster, Stroudsburg, Williamsport, Johnstown, Richmond, Dowagiac, and others. Varying degrees of wear throughout with (5) postally cancelled: GD-EX ($400-$600) $1,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 320 Lot of (85) c.1910s-60s New York Giants Polo Grounds and related postcards (GD-EX) Extensive collection of Polo Grounds related postcards spanning the 1910s through the 1960s (most pre-date 1957) and there are a few which may have been produced in a slightly later period. Nice selection of interior and exterior views with some minor duplication. In many cases when cards appear similar there are subtle differences in the text/titling/markings. Many have a portrait image of John J. McGraw inset. Varying degrees of wear throughout with a small number postally cancelled: GD-EX ($750-$1,250) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 321 Lot of (135) c.1900s-70s Pittsburgh related postcards incl. (50+) Forbes Field (GD-NM) Very nice collection of Pittsburgh related postcards with approx. (53) pieces that show views of Forbes Field and include some choice examples (highlighted by a trio of real photo postcards). The balance are related to the city (Forbes Field can be seen distantly in a few of these), Schenley Park, and the University of Pittsburg. Content spans the 1900s through the 1970s with a good representation from all eras. Touch of light duplication possible however it appears that most cards which are similar have subtle differences in design/text/titling/markings. Varying degrees of wear throughout with some pieces postally cancelled: GD-NM ($750-$1,000) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 322 Lot of (2) c.1908 New York Highlanders photographs (EX-EX/MT) Pair of period sepia toned prints identified on back in pencil/ink. Includes 4.25"x6.5" image of the Highlanders and Athletics as they take the field on Opening Day with a march band leading them in; 3.75"x5.25" image of batter at the plate (not Opening Day). Touch of light toning and wear: EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $303.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 323 Lot of (49) c.1910s-60s Comiskey Park postcards (GD-NM) Very nice selection of postcards includes approx. (20) dating to the 1910s-20s time period. Touch of light duplication however it appears that most cards which are similar have subtle differences in design/text/titling/markings. Varying degrees of wear throughout with some pieces postally cancelled: GD-NM ($500-$750) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 324 c.1901-02 Oriole Park real photo postcard with Roger Bresnahan cameo (EX) Rare early view of Orioles home park with inset image of the Hall of Famer at lower right. Possibly the earliest piece featuring his likeness and as such may be considered by some to be his Rookie card. Touch of light wear and silvering with small erased pencil notation on back: EX ($500-$750) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 325 Lot of (64) c.1910s-70s Navin Field and Briggs Stadium postcards plus c.1920 photo (GD-EX/MT) Includes period postcard sized photo of the Exterior of Navin Field with ink 1920 date notation; (17) postcards with interior views identified as Navin Field; (47) Briggs/Tiger Stadium; and a handful of postcards with other views of Detroit. Touch of light duplication however it appears that most cards which are similar have subtle differences in design/text/titling/markings. Varying degrees of wear throughout with some pieces postally cancelled: GD-NM ($400-$600) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 326 Lot of (4) c.1909-1914 Pittsburgh Pirates related postcards incl. team image with Wagner (GD-VG) Includes c.1914 example showing the team members incl. Honus Wagner posed in front "The Dawson Salts & Water Co."; 1909 postmarked "I Told You So" postcard with Pirate holding bat graphic; Pittsburgh Press marked postcard with child in Pirate hat graphic; and generic ball player postcard with "Pittsburgh" flag. Varying degrees of wear throughout and all but (1) are postally cancelled: GD-VG ($400-$600) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 327 1906-07 W601 Sporting Life St. Louis Browns postcard (VG) Desirable composite postcard featuring Hall of Famers Bobby Wallace and Branch Rickey. Light general wear with a faint crease at lower right and slight touch of corner discoloration which likely results from prior display: VG ($400-$600) $650.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 328 1909 Forbes Field Opening Day panoramic postcard (VG) Choice real photo postcard showing the scene on field as the Pirates open Forbes Field. Captioned within at lower edge, "Dedication of Forbes Field Pittsburgh vs. Chicago June 30, 1909..." Postally cancelled with handwritten sentiment and address along with some light to mild general handling and age related wear: VG ($500-$750) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 329 1908 Pittsburgh Pirates postcard featuring Wagner and Clarke (GD/VG) Composite postcard featuring images of key team members including Honus Wagner and Fred Clarke. Postally cancelled with handwritten address and sentiment along with mild general handling and age related wear: GD/VG ($300-$500) $375.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 330 1909 Pittsburgh Pirates "Two Champions" postcard featuring Wagner and Clarke (GD) Seldom offered composite postcard has "S. & H. Green Trading Stamps" advertising on back. Unused with general handling and age related wear including a vertical crease. The left edge has a small chip, tear, and stain: GD ($400-$600) $375.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 331 Lot of (3) 1906 Chicago White Sox team photo postcards (FR-GD/VG) Trio of "Hitless Wonders" team photo postcards includes examples marked "Hammon Pub." (postally cancelled with additional writing on front) and "F.P. Burke" (back damage) along with unmarked and unused card. Varying degrees of handling and age related wear: FR-GD/VG ($500-$750) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 332 1907 Cleveland Naps postcard with Nap Lajoie (VG) Seldom offered team photographic postcard featuring namesake Napoleon Lajoie. Displays very nicely with a hint of light toning and touch of wear along with ink notation at lower front. Postally cancelled with handwritten address: VG ($400-$600) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 333 1907 Detroit Tigers real photo postcard with Ty Cobb (GD/VG) Choice photographic postcard showing Cobb during his Rookie season. Mild silvering and a touch of light scattered wear. Vintage ink notation along front right edge: GD/VG ($500-$750) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 334 1907 Detroit Tigers F.P. Burke postcard with Ty Cobb (GD/VG) Scarce team photo postcard showing Cobb with the Tigers during his Rookie Season. Postally cancelled with handwritten sentiment and address along with light to mild general handling and age related wear: GD/VG ($500-$750) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 335 1907 Morgan Stationary "Red Belt" postcards near complete set (11 of 12 cards) (GD-EX) Seldom offered near complete set missing only the "Opening of the Season 1907" card. Average VG-VG/EX condition throughout with light scattered toning and wear. The (2) Miller Huggins cards are postally cancelled with handwritten address/sentiment (one of these has heavier wear/creases) and (2) other cards have small pencil price notation on back: GD-EX ($500-$750) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 336 Lot of (3) c.1906-1910 Chicago Cubs and White Sox related postcards (FR/GD-VG) Trio of postcards including a pair marked "O.Hammon" with graphic commemorating the 1906 season (Cubs represented by a bear mascot, White Sox by a sock banner). These are both postally cancelled with handwritten address and sentiment along with short note written on front. Light to mild toning and some general handling and age related wear; "Hello Old Sox" postcard related to both teams with "America, an illustrated monthly" advertising back. This card has somewhat more pronounced toning with several creases: FR/GD-VG ($300-$500) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 337 1910 Burke & Atwell Philadelphia Athletics and Chicago Cubs postcards (FR-FR/GD) Seldom offered pair of composite postcards featuring team members including a number of prominent Hall of Famers. Both postally cancelled (1910) with handwritten address and sentiment and each has corner and edge wear including small tears and creasing: FR-FR/GD ($400-$600) $266.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 338 "Wagner vs. Ty Cobb" 1909 World Series poem postcard (GD) Period piece having a poem on front lamenting the poor performance of Detroit in the 1909 World Series. Postally cancelled (1910) with handwritten address on back. Minor corner and edge wear with some light toning and a crease to upper corner: GD ($300-$500) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 339 1909 Pittsburgh Pirates team and (2) Forbes Field Opening Day panoramic postcards (VG-EX) Pair of framed displays with the first (5.75"x16.5") housing a panoramic tri-fold postcard captioned "Pittsburgh Base Ball Club. National League Champions 1909" and showing team members incl. Wagner and Clarke. The other (5"x18" with a postcard visible on either side of frame) holds pair of tri-fold views of Forbes Field on Opening Day in 1909, each captioned "Panoranic View of Forbes Field, World's Greatest Base Ball Park..." These are the same image, from the same maker, with one done in sepia tone and the other colorized. All three have some wear visible along the fold lines and otherwise display at the EX level: VG-EX ($400-$600) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 340 Lot of (3) early Shibe Park "Will Open For Season of 1909" postcards (GD-VG) Trio of rare early views are each captioned "Will Open For Season of 1909" and presumably issued to promote the new park. Light to mild handling and general age related wear with backs of (2) covered in fountain pen handwriting (one of these has some paper loss along one edge): GD-VG ($400-$600) $1,560.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 341 Lot of (2) rare early Shibe Park postcards c.1910 (VG-EX) Includes sepia toned real photo postcard with printed in "Shibe Park Largest & Finest Ball Park In The World" caption. Back is marked "F.H. Coggsill" and is covered with pencil handwriting. Card has light silvering and a touch of wear; other has photographic image surrounded by raised edge and blue/yellow border. This card has a touch of wear and 1910 date stamped on back: VG-EX ($400-$600) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 342 Very nice lot of (13) c.1910s-20s Shibe Park postcards (GD-EX) Choice selection includes (10) exterior and (3) interior views of the famed park. Most notable is a real photo postcard marked "Mercantile Studio" on back and postmarked 1910. Varying degrees of handling and general age related wear with (7) pieces postally cancelled and bearing handwritten sentiment/address: GD-EX ($400-$600) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 343 Lot of (3) 1912 Redland (Crosley) Field Opening Day panoramic postcards (GD-VG) Trio of rare postcards, each hosting the same view of Redland Field on Opening Day, April 11, 1912. All have variations within the titling/text. Varying degrees of wear throughout with (1) piece postally cancelled: GD-VG ($500-$750) $375.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 344 Lot of (20) c.1900s-10s Cincinnati Reds Palace of The Fans postcards (GD-EX) Nice selection of views from the early Cincinnati Reds home ballpark. While some appear similar, there are some slight differences in text/titling and/or other markings in most cases. Varying degrees of wear throughout with (12) postally cancelled: GD-EX ($500-$750) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 345 c.1914-15 Federal League postcards (2) with 1914 Buffalo pocket schedule (VG-EX) Includes 1914 Buffalo Buffeds pocket schedule (International League team listed on other side) which is done on heavy paper stock with metal edge (2.5"x3.5") (EX); Terrapin Park (Baltimore) postcard marked "Chessler Co." on back (VG/EX-EX); Federal League Park (Chicago) postcard marked "Gerson" on back (VG). Varying degrees of wear throughout: VG-EX ($300-$500) $275.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 346 1913 M101-3 Sporting News Walter Johnson and Charles Street postcard (GD-GD/VG) Desirable and seldom offered card featuring key Hall of Famer Johnson. Mild corner and edge wear with a small scratch to front surface and some light discoloration (primarily effecting back): GD-GD/VG ($400-$600) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 347 1912 PC742-1 Boston American Series Tris Speaker postcard (FR) Rare postcard dating the Red Sox Championship season displays nicely with some light toning to front which has ink notation at lower left along with mild corner/edge wear and chipping. Back has postal cancellation, ink notations, and a band of upper surface paper loss: FR ($300-$500) $331.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 348 Rare 1910 Cincinnati Reds real photo postcard (VG) Sepia toned photographic postcard marked "F.Boelinger" within the image and on back. Displays very nicely with a touch of light toning and wear. Postally cancelled with handwritten sentiment and address: VG ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 349 Rare c.1912 Pittsburgh Filipinos and Exposition Park real photo postcards (2) (EX) Choice pair of sepia toned real photo postcards showing a game in play and an interior view of Exposition Park. Each has a period ink notation on back which relays that they were taken in 1912 and show the Pittsburgh team from the short lived United States Baseball League. The upstart League is viewed by many as a precursor to the Federal League. Touch of light toning and wear: EX ($400-$600) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 350 c.1912-13 New York Giants postcard with Christy Mathewson (GD/VG) Composite postcard featuring a full team image along the bottom with several players shown above incl. Christy Mathewson and John McGraw. Light age and handling with to corners/edges. Postally cancelled with handwritten sentiment and address on back: GD/VG ($300-$500) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 351 Lot of (16) c.1919-1940s House of David postcards incl. real photo Chicago Union Giants game (GD-EX) Includes outstanding real photo postcard which shows (as captioned within) an exhibition game played vs. Chicago Union Giants (ink notation on front ends in 1919 date); (7) additional c.1920s-40s real photo postcards with all but (1) showing players or game action (other is of Brother Benjamin); and (8) additional postcards with views of players, the team, and/or stadium. Varying degrees of wear throughout with (1) piece postally cancelled: GD-EX ($400-$600) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 352 Lot of (20) c.1900s-20s baseball related real photo postcards (GD-EX) Nice selection includes some choice images with (1) showing a single player and the others with game action and/or related scenes. All relate to small town or local teams and it is possible that there are some Minor professional league postcards mixed in. Varying degrees of wear throughout with (11) postally cancelled: GD-EX ($400-$600) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 353 Lot of (24) c.1910s-20s Cleveland Indians League Park postcards (GD-EX) Nice selection of interior and exterior views with the bulk dating to the 1910s. It appears that most some cards which are similar have subtle differences in design/text/titling/markings. There are perhaps (2) or (3) duplicates. Varying degrees of wear throughout with some pieces postally cancelled: GD-NM ($300-$500) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 354 Lot of (62) c.1930s-80s Hall of Fame and Doubleday Field related postcards (VG-EX/MT) Includes (2) real photo postcards captioned "Cavalcade of Baseball, June 12, 1939."; (4) real photo postcards with views of the Hall of Fame and Doubleday Field, (3) of which have Centennial stamp attached with 1953 postmark; (5) other vintage Hall related postcards with 1953 postmarked Centennial stamp and (12) additional from same or similar series; (18) postcards showing Doubleday Field; and others. Varying degrees of wear throughout: VG-EX/MT ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 355 Lot of approx. (210) 20th Century Minor League baseball related postcards with some choice content (GD-NM) Outstanding collection of Minor League baseball stadium and team postcards with many real photo examples mixed in. Teams include 1906 Scranton, 1908 Reading, 1909 Wilkes-Barre, 1914 Galveston (one with nearly complete team, 4 others which show 2-6 players), 1924 Reading, and 1932 Chattanooga. Stadium postcards span the 20th Century, with a representation from all eras (a fair number are earlier pieces), and include a mixture of different geographical regions with some long forgotten venues and some which are better known. ($1,000-$1,500) $3,955.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 356 Extensive collection of approx. (125) c.1920s-70s Yankee Stadium postcards (GD-NM) Large selection with both interior and exterior views including a number of earlier c.1920s examples and the balance spanning all decades through the 1970s (a handful may date to the 80s). There are some tougher variations and/or types mixed in and while there are some duplicates most of those which appear similar have subtle differences in text/titling/markings. There are (5) 1920s real photo postcards which show bull riding and (3) later period postcards which show football being played. Varying degrees of wear throughout with a portion postally cancelled: GD-NM ($750-$1,000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 357 Large lot of approx. (370) c.1940s-present baseball player postcards incl. (58) signed (GD-NM) Wide variety of player postcards from a number of team issues, well known makers (Brace/McCarthy/Dexter/Dormand/etc.), regional sets, and other types. A number have been autographed by the subject. Notables (unsigned) incl. Sandy Koufax, Gil Hodges, Don Drysdale, Thurman Munson, Frank Robinson, Ralph Kiner, Billy Williams, Hank Aaron, Willie McCovey, Richie Ashburn, Mickey Mantle, Tony Perez, Carl Yastrzemski, Satchel Paige, Larry Doby, Warren Spahn, Cal Ripken Jr, Red Ruffing, Rocky Colavito, Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson, and others. Signed cards incl. George Kell, Wes Westrum, Chuck Dressen, Mickey Vernon, Al Lopez, Lou Boudreau, Jim Hegan, Bob Gibson, Hank Aaron (faint), Goose Gossage, Willie McCovey, Phil Niekro, Rollie Fingers, Dick Williams, Dick Groat, Walt Alston, Earl Weaver, Early Wynn, and Dave McNally. Varying degrees of wear throughout with some postally cancelled. Ink and marker signatures rate 6/7 to 8/9 out of 10: GD-NM ($500-$1,000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 358 Large lot of approx. (400) 20th Century baseball player/related advertising postcards with some signed incl. Mantle (GD-NM) Large collection of promotional and/or advertising postcards, pictures, and premiums which generally feature baseball player endorsements however there are a handful other sports/subjects mixed in. A few of the pieces date to the early 1900s and the balance spans the 20th Century with good concentration falling around the 1950s-70s and a portion later. Notable subjects (in affiliation with assorted venues/products/etc) incl. Joe DiMaggio, Al Schact, John Sain, George Stirnweiss/Tom Henrich, Casey Stengel, Whitey Ford (signed), Roger Maris, Sandy Koufax, (10) 1962 Tigers Ford postcards (7 signed by player), (5) 1969-70 Dodge postcards (Lolich and Freehan signed), Jim Piersall, Early Wynn (signed), Stan Musial, Don Drysdale, Mickey Cochrane, Lefty O'Doul, Gaylord Perry (signed), Harvey Kuenn, Nellie Fox, Mickey Mantle (with 1 signed), Robin Roberts (signed), Bob Ueker (signed), Tug McGraw (signed), and others. Varying degrees of wear throughout with portions postally cancelled. Ink and marker signatures rate 6/7 to 9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: GD-NM ($750-$1,000) $1,210.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 359 Lot of (140+) Late 1950s-2000s Baseball related oversized postcards and premiums (GD-NM) Nice selection of oversized postcards along with some similar style/type premium pieces. Notable teams/stadiums covered include 1954 Orioles Gunther Beer premium; 1958, 59, 60, and 61 Giants Falstaff postcards; Milwaukee Braves 1955 and 57 team photo postcards and a number of Milwaukee County Stadium; 1961 Angels Falstaff postcard; Riverfront Stadium; Wrigley Field, Cleveland Municipal; Tiger Stadium; Astrodome and the 1965 Astros; Kansas City Municipal; Dodger Stadium; Metropolitan Stadium; Yankee Stadium; Shea Stadium; Three Rivers Stadium; Busch Stadium; and others. Varying degrees of wear throughout with some pieces postally cancelled. Handful of duplicates: GD-NM ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 360 Rare April 21, 1910 Cleveland Naps League Park Opening Day panoramic photograph (see description) Sweeping view of the then newly renovated home of the Naps shows the scene on field as they christened the rebuilt stadium with a game played against Ty Cobb's Detroit Tigers. Large format photograph has titling printed within along with a "Haines Photo Co" marking. It remains housed in a 12.5"x48" vintage wood frame with visible wear including light even toning. The lower half appears to have suffered from moisture exposure and areas throughout have adhered to the glass causing damage (both the adhered and surrounding areas). It is likely that a professional conservator could reverse some of this damage. A noted rarity with this being the first example we can recall offering: see description ($1,500-$2,500) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 361 Lot of approx. (375) baseball stadium postcards (GD-NM) Large lot of baseball stadium postcards covering a number of Major League venues and a few Minor League. Includes Milwaukee County Stadium, Metropolitan Stadium, Municipal Stadium (Kansas), Arlington Stadium, Oakland Coliseum, Anaheim Stadium, The Kingdome, Atlanta Stadium, Connie Mack Stadium, Memorial Stadium, Candlestick Park, San Diego Stadium, Wrigley Field in Los Angeles, Maple Leaf Stadium in Canada, and a handful of others. Varying degrees of wear throughout with some pieces postally cancelled: GD-NM ($400-$600) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 362 Lot of (6) c.1919 Jack Dempsey vs. Jess Willard real photo postcards/photos (FR-VG) Choice selection of photographic postcards and similar sized photos on postcard stock showing the famed bout. Each is captioned within and marked "I.F.S." Varying degrees of toning/wear throughout with (1) piece having small portion trimmed from the top and another with small section missing from bottom: FR-VG ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 363 Lot of (11) c.1910s Jack Johnson postcards incl. (8) real photo (GD-EX) Includes real photo fight action "Dana" postcard of Johnson vs. Jeffries in 1910 and additional of notable attendees at ringside (many being former Champions); advertising postcard for the same fight; real photo postcard of Johnson with others who are identified in ink on front (type on back notes they are his trainers, postmarked 1912); (2) real photo postcards with scenes of the 1915 Johnson vs. Willard fight in Cuba; c.1910s real photo postcards showing the venues for Johnson vs. Flynn and Johnson vs. Jeffries fights; real photo postcard showing a crowd as they watch a Johnson vs. Jeffries fight scoreboard; "Health & Strength Series" postcards with views of Johnson and the Johnson vs. Burns fight. Varying degrees of wear throughout with (3) postally cancelled a number with notations on back: GD-EX ($500-$750) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 364 Lot of (16) c.1910s-30s notable boxer postcards plus Schmelling/Sharkey envelope (GD-EX) Very nice selection includes (6) c.1910s views of Jess Willard (one marked Max Stein) with (3) real photo postcards; (5) c.1926 real photo postcards of Gene Tunney at his training camp (one a panoramic view) plus Tunney/Sharkey Exhibit postcard and an additional real photo postcard; (3) c.1930s real photo postcards of Max Schmeling plus an original 1932 postmarked envelope promoting the Schmelling vs. Sharkey fight. Varying degrees of wear throughout: GD-EX ($400-$600) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 365 Lot of (48) c.1920s-50s Jack Dempsey related postcards incl. (2) autographed (GD-EX/MT) Interesting collection of Dempsey related postcards spanning his days as a fighter through his well known stint as a restaurant owner and retirement. Includes (4) c.1920s real photo postcards showing Dempsey, Dempsey with trainer, in action vs. Carpentier (marked Beagles), and a 1926 Exhibition match; 1920s photographic postcard marked "Ljunggrens Konstforlag"; (2) c.1920s Exhibits postcards; c.1920s-30s advertising postcards from Piel's Beer, Underwood typewriters, and Continental hotels; (25) cards related to Dempsey's Restaurant which are all different (some similar with variations) and include some rarer versions which we have not seen before. Two of these have been signed on the back in ink rating 8-8/9 out of 10 (1 personalized); (6) related to his Florida hotel; and a handful of others, some of which date to as late as the 1960s. Varying degrees of mostly light general handling and age related wear: GD-EX/MT ($500-$1,000) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 366 Lot of (70) Syracuse football and stadium related postcards (GD-EX) Nice lot is primarily comprised of pieces dating from the 1920s-40s and a small number from the 1900s-10s and a handful as late as the 1970s. Mixture of views of the stadium exterior, players, spectators, game action, and those of general school/football relation. There are (14) early real photo postcards. Varying degrees of handling and general age related wear with some pieces postally used/cancelled and bearing handwritten sentiment/address: GD-EX ($300-$500) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 367 Lot of approx. (275) c.1900s-2000s boxer and boxing related postcards with choice content (GD-EX/MT) Very nice collection of boxer and boxing related postcards with the bulk dating to the 1950s and earlier. There are a good number of real photo postcards mixed in. Notable sujects (some represented by a single piece, others multiple) Babe Ruth (1930 RPPC w/Sharkey, Stribling, and others), 1906 Gans vs. Nelson, 1919 Willard vs. Dempsey, Marcel Cerdan, Harry Greb, James J. Corbett, Max Baer, Primo Carnera, Jack Sharkey, Sugar Ray Robinson, Carmen Basilio, Billy Papke, Joe Tipman, Gus Lesnevich, James Broddock, Battling Siki, Zora Folley, Mike Tyson, Lew Tendler, Tony Zale, Willie Pep, Jake LaMotta, ($1,500-$2,000) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 368 Lot of (10) c.1930s-50s Joe Louis postcards with (5) real photo (GD-EX) Includes (5) c.1930s real photo postcards (2 marked "Orcajo" with slight variations in text/titling and 1 of he with wife Marva); linen Restaurant advertising postcard which he die-cut section that remains intact/unpunched; c.1940 Louis vs. Godoy advertising card; Chesterfield advertising card; Louis visiting Military hospital postcard (1944 postmark); and "2 Jack's" advertising postcard. Varying degrees of wear throughout: GD-EX ($300-$500) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 369 Lot of (25) 1900s-10s College football related postcards (GD-EX) Includes (5) 1905 "Dominoe" marked cards with player photo composites incl. Carlisle, Brown, Dartmouth, Yale, and Harvard; Cornell, Yale, and Columbia "Raphael Tuck...Oilette" postcards; c.1907 Brown and Columbia "P.Gordon" postcards; 1909 Andover vs. Exeter postcard; c.1905 Cornell, Columbia, Princeton, U.Penn., and Yale Ullman postcards; (3) 1905-06 "University Post Card" with school/player likeness incl. (2) Harvard; and others. Varying degrees of handling and general age related wear with some pieces postally used/cancelled and bearing handwritten sentiment/address: GD-EX ($300-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 370 Lot of (55) Harvard football and stadium related postcards (GD-EX) Nice lot is primarily comprised of pieces dating from the 1910s-40s and a small number from as late as the 1970s. Most show views of the stadium exterior with some other views of players, spectators, and/or game action. Varying degrees of handling and general age related wear with some pieces postally used/cancelled and bearing handwritten sentiment/address: GD-EX ($300-$500) $110.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 371 Lot of (19) c.1900s-20s College football postcards incl. choice real photo (GD-EX) Includes game action real photo postcards captioned in print or handwriting as being 1906 Princeton vs. Cornell, 1908 U Penn vs. Tech, 1920 Dartmouth vs. Cornell, and 1922 Navy Day; additional real photo postcards related to Carlisle Indian School (showing 1909 game), 1911 Pitt team, (2) showing 1911 and 12 Univ. of Illinois game crowds, 1913-14 Homestead Steel Works football team, and (1) labeled as showing U. of Maine field; heavy paper stock figural postcard which opens to reveal a page of player portraits for the 1920 Long Beach football team and invitation to an honorary dance; (4) Univ. of Chicago related incl. 1910 promoting game vs. Illinois, 2 with players on field, and (1) picturing Captain Eckersall; and (4) additional related to Colgate, Cornell, Lehigh, and Purdue. Varying degrees of wear throughout with (12) pieces postally cancelled: GD-EX ($400-$600) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 372 Lot of (20) c.1907-1910s James Jeffries related postcards (GD-EX) Nice selection includes 1907 New Years Greeting postcard showing Jeffries, Rockefeller, and Roosevelt; Maier Brewing advertising postcard (1909 postmark); 1910 "We're Pulling For Jeff" promotional postcard issued for Jeffries vs. Jack Johnson fight; photographic postcard showing Jeffries training with "U of N" pennant in corner (1916 postmark); (8) cards from c.1910 "Benham" series; (4) c.1910s advertising postcards from his CafÄ in Los Angeles; (2) c.1910s view of Johnson (1 with 1910 postmark); 1908 Fleet Week postcard with Jeffries as referee; and and Jeffries and Barney Oldfield Nuvida advertising postcard (1911 postmark). Varying degrees of wear throughout with some pieces postally cancelled and/or with handwriting: GD-EX ($400-$600) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 373 Large lot of approx. (600) c.1900s-90s College football related postcards (GD-NM) Extensive collection of college football related postcards which primarily show views of stadiums with some game action shots mixed in. Pieces date from throughout the 20th Century with a good representation from all eras. Notable schools/venues incl. Dartmouth, Cornell, Princeton, Univ. of Michigan, Franklin Field, Municipal Stadium (Phila.), Colgate, Univ. of Cincinnati, W.V.U., Beaver Stadium/Penn, Rutgers, Lafayette, Taylor Field/Lehigh, Pitt. Stadium/Univ. of Pitt, Holy Cross, Marshall Field/Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Nebraska, Ohio State, Univ. of Illinois, Purdue, Bucknell, Rose Bowl, Cotton Bowl, various other bowl games sites (incl. Sugar Bowl, Gator Bowl, Orange Bowl), and others. Varying degrees of wear throughout with some postally cancelled: GD-NM ($1,000-$1,500) $1,010.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 374 1942 Washington Redskins "World's Champions" panoramic photograph (GD/VG) Oversized sepia toned photograph showing team members including Sammy Baugh posed side by side in Griffith Stadium. Marked "Tenschert Photo", the piece measures approx. 10"x45" with mild wear throughout including small wrinkles and a few light creases. There is a chip to the upper left corner: GD/VG ($500-$750) $375.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 375 Extensive collection of nearly (1,000) United States Naval ship and submarine photographs (EX-NM) Large collection of photographs picturing naval ships including submarines, destroyers, aircrafts carriers, cruisers, and other vessels. The bulk appear to be official United States Navy photos (with appropriate markings on back) and nearly all measure 8"x10". The earliest we have noted date to the 1950s and continue through what appears to be the late 90s or 2000s. A handful have been signed by the Commander. A fascinating and extensive archive which was clearly very carefully assembled over many decades: EX-NM ($750-$1,250) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 376 Enormous lot including thousands of examples dating from the throughout the 20th Century with the bulk issued from the 1940s to present. A wide variety of themes are covered including politics, Presidents, The White House, hotels, restaurants, airlines, tourist destinations, Navy and other Military and Armed Forces, gas stations, local stores, National brands, etc. Condition varies with the bulk of pieces having matches removed to be laid flat for storage. There are some complete matchbooks, match boxes, and similar/related pieces mixed in. The largest such group we have ever offered and one which likely offers substantial -break+ value. In person preview is encouraged. Fills several large boxes and tubs: GD-NM ($1,000+) $495.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 377 Lot of approx. (400) 20th Century Pennsylvania related postcards (GD-NM) Large selection spans the 20th Century with locations to include Pittsburgh, Philadephia, Scranton, Allentown, Bethlehem, Poconos, etc. Varying degrees of wear throughout with portions postally cancelled: GD-NM ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 378 Steve Carlton autographed professional model baseball bat c.1984-85 (EX/MT) Louisville Slugger 125 model P89 bat with "Steve Carlton" name block lettered into the barrel measures 34" long and weighs 32.25oz. Player number "32" has been written on either end in black marker. Signed twice in marker with Hall of Famer Steve Carlton's signature rating 7/8 out of 10 and additional "Lefty 32" rating 7-7/8. Touch of light surface wear with little mentionable use. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX/MT ($750-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 379 Gary Carter professional model baseball bat c.1980-83 (EX) Louisville Slugger 125 model P89 bat with Carter facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 35" long and weighs 32.6oz. Player number "8" has been written on the knob in vintage black marker. Usage wear to this Hall of Famer's bat includes contact marks and slight grain swelling to the upper hitting surface and a few faint rack streaks. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($500-$750) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 380 1989 Mark McGwire professional model baseball bat (EX) Rawlings Adirondack P302 bat with McGwire's name block lettered into the barrel measures 34.5" long and weighs 33oz. Model number "256B" has been factory stamped in the knob along with batch and year codes. A faint marker notation on knob appears to match McGwires "25" jersey number. Light evident usage wear with small contact and rack marks to barrel. A nice coat of pine tar remains on the cracked handle. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($500-$1,000) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 381 1995 Atlanta Braves World Series trophy (EX-EX/MT) Desirable original trophy fashioned after the larger original which was presented to the team. Round black base features a wrap around band which is lettered, "World Champions Atlanta Braves, 1995." Set atop are a small figural baseball in brass ring with finial crown, enameled Braves and Indians press pin faces, and a series of metal flags representing the teams in either League. Metal surfaces have a touch of light tarnish and natural age related wear (small bend to upright which holds 1 flag). There is scattered wear to black wooden base including some surface indentations within the flag poles. Original "Balfour" label on underside: EX-EX/MT ($4,000-$6,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 382 Phil Niekro autographed professional model baseball glove c.1980s. (EX) Wilson "A2000" model "1738" left handed glove displaying considerable usage wear has the number "35" written on in (2) places. These are both done in vintage marker with each having been traced over long ago (both the underlying and more pronounced numbers show appropriate age). Signed more recently, "Phil Niekro H.O.F. 97" in black marker rating 8/9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$2,000) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 383 July 18, 1978 Don Sutton "200th Win" autographed L.A. Dodgers professional model hat (EX) Classic blue hat with white embroidered "LA" logo on front has a white button accent on top. It has been signed under the brim, "Don Sutton" and inscribed "200th Win 7/18/78" in marker rating 7/8 out of 10. A vintage "20" player number written beside this has faded slightly. "New Era...Pro Model" tag remains on the interior leather band along with a faded "7" size tag. Exceptional usage wear is evident throughout. Then in the midst of his (23) year Hall of Fame career, Sutton would go on to win (324) games in total matching his contemporary, Nolan Ryan. Includes COA from PSA/DNA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($500-$1,000) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 384 Gaylord Perry Texas Rangers autographed professional model hat c.1977 (EX) Blue and red hat with "T" team logo embroidered on front has red button accent at top. There is a vintage "36" player number notation under the brim which has been signed by Hall of Famer Gaylord Perry in marker rating 8 out of 10. "New Era Pro Model" tag remains on the interior band along with size "7 3/8" tag. Nice usage wear evident throughout. Based on tagging style and an included letter of provenance (from well known collector) it is likely that the hat dates c.1977. Includes COA from PSA/DNA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($300-$500) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 385 George Kell professional model baseball bat c.1950s (EX) Louisville Slugger 125 model baseball bat with Kell facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 34" long and weighs 34.2oz. Model number "F4" has been factory stamped in the knob. Strong usage wear is evident throughout with the barrel covered in ball/contact marks. There is a slight crack and some grain swelling to the barrel and a repaired handle crack (where tape was removed). A fine example with particular note to visible use and the first bat of Hall of Famer George Kell we have offered in some time. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$1,500) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 386 Hank Bauer professional model baseball bat c.1950s (EX) Louisville Slugger 125 model baseball bat with "H.Bauer" block lettered into the barrel measures 35.5" long and weighs 33oz. Model number "S2" has been factory stamped into the knob. Outstanding usage wear is evident throughout including ball/contact and cleats marks. There is a touch of grain swelling to reverse barrel and a small indentation on front. A nice coat of pine tar remains in place and some tape residue appears over a vintage crack which is secured with a nail. Includes LOAs from Hunt Auctions and SCD Authentic ("A6"): EX ($750-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 387 1964 Philadelphia Phillies team signed baseball (EX/MT) Spalding W.Giles ONL baseball has been signed by (30) incl. Bunning, Allen, Short, Gonzalez, Shantz, Callison, and others. It appears that Mauch and an additional Callison are clubhouse. Ink signatures rate 7/8-8 out of 10 and the ball is a shade off white with well defined stampings. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT ($300-$500) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 388 Rare Tom Yawkey professional model baseball bat c.1950s(EX) Louisville Slugger 125 model bat with "T.A. Yawkey" facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 35.5" long and weighs 32oz. Model number "W183" has been factory stamped in the knob. Usage wear evident throughout with ball/contact and a few rack marks. An exceedingly rare bat as relates to the noted long time Red Sox owner whom was often seen taking batting practice with his team. Includes LOAs from SCD Authentic and Hunt Auctions: EX ($2,000-$4,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 389 Bill White professional model baseball bat c.1961-63 (EX/MT) Adriondack 302 model baseball bat with the name "White" block lettered into the barrel measures 35" long and weighs 35oz. Player number "12" is written on the knob in vintage black marker and model number "94A" is factory stamped below. Touch of light surface wear (including a handful of rack streaks) with little visible usage wear. Several small holes in the barrel end are likely the result of prior display. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX/MT ($400-$600) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 390 Rare 1953 New York Yankees panoramic team photograph (World Series Champions) (EX-EX/MT) Sepia toned photograph showing the Championship team standing side by side, inside Yankee Stadium, incl. Mantle, Stengel, Mize, Ford, Martin, Berra, and Rizzuto. Framed to 9.25"x35" with some light visible toning and few scattered minor wrinkles/creases. Notably scarce with this being one of the few examples to have surfaced: EX-EX/MT ($3,000-$5,000) $5,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 391 Early 1980s Tom Seaver autographed Cincinnati Reds professional model hat (EX) Bright red hat has a "C" team logo embroidered on front. Player number "41" is written inside in vintage black marker and it has been signed under the brim by Hall of Famer Tom Seaver rating 7 out of 10. "New Era+Pro Model" tag remains inside along with faded size "7" tag. Strong usage wear evident througout. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($750-$1,250) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 392 Rare 1945 Detroit Tigers World Championship trophy (EX/MT) Handled Sterling Silver bowl has been engraved on the lid, "To Neal Conway Ground Keeper Detroit Tigers 1945 World Champions from Detroit Baseball Fans". A figural batter stands at the center with bat which is a period replacement. Marked "Sterling" on both lid and base which weigh a combined 3lbs 7oz. A significant team issued presentational piece as relates to a fabled Championship season. Stands 12" tall with a touch of light tarnish and wear. One of only a scant few that have entered the marketplace: EX/MT ($5,000-$7,500) $5,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 393 Late 1940s Babe Ruth oversized advertising photograph (EX/MT) Large format period photo showing Ruth in "Savitt Gems" uniform, with the owner of the Connecticut area Department Store bearing the same name, during an exhibition game. Framed to approx. 26"x33.5" with a touch light visible age related wear: EX/MT ($500-$750) $375.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 394 Early Joe Cronin professional model baseball bat c.1928-31 (EX) Louisville Slugger 125 model with Cronin facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 35" long and weighs 35.8oz. Strong usage wear evident throughout with ball/contact marks covering the barrel. The handle has remnants of pinetar and tape residue and a severe crack has been repaired with vintage nails. Side written in grease pencil with the name/date no longer descernable. An outstanding example dating to the period just after Hall of Famer Joe Cronin joined the Washington Senators and embarked on a lifelong Hall of Fame career in baseball. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($3,000-$5,000) $8,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 395 Rare c.1920s Harry Heilmann professional model baseball bat (EX) Louisville Slugger 125 model bat with Heilmann facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures an imposing 37" long and weighs 36.4oz. Strong usage wear is evident throughout with a touch of light grain swelling and a handle crack. One of the premier hitters of the 1920s, Hall of Famer Harry Heilmann won (4) American League batting titles and hit (.403) in 1923. A notably rare game bat being one of only a handful we have handled. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($3,000-$5,000) $4,750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 397 Rare Joe Medwick professional model baseball bat c.1937-44 (EX) Louisville Slugger 125 model bat with Medwick facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 36" long and weighs 34.4oz. Outstanding usage wear is evident throughout including ball, contact, cleat, and rack marks. Vintage tape, applied to aid in grip, remains affixed to the handle. Several tack holes are likely the result of prior display and are mentioned for accuracy with no effect on the overall eye appeal. Notably rare with this being the first we can recall handling in many years and an outstanding example dating to the heart of his Hall of Fame career. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($4,000-$6,000) $5,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 398 Rare KiKi Cuyler professional model baseball bat c.1932 (EX) Louisville Slugger 125 model baseball bat with "H.S. Cuyler" facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 35" long and weighs 36.4oz. Strong usage wear evident throughout with scattered ball/contact marks along with grain swelling and a severe handle crack. Sidewritten in grease pencil with what appears to be a "King" player name and December 1932 date. Discoloration to the knob end is mentioned for accuracy and the cause is unknown. A notably rare Hall of Famer bat with only a handful of examples known to have surfaced. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($5,000-$10,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 399 Bill Klem autograph in framed display (Sig. NM) Vintage fountain pen "W.J. Klem" signature rating 8 out of 10 appears on the lined side of a lightly toned index card (small visible crease). Framed for display to 16"x20" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Sig. NM ($400-$600) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 400 1928 Epps Kola L.A.B.F. City Championship trophy (EX) Oversized trophy stands a full (2) feet tall with engraved base reading, "L.A.B.F. Trophy, Won by Epps Kola, City Championship, Season - 1928." On the back are a participating player and Manager names. Figural upper portion has "Glory" lettered below a globe on which stand a pair of figures. The female form holds high a plaque with relief of a batter. General wear with some loss to the plating and a few dents/indentations: EX ($400-$600) $450.00
 
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