Completed Live Auctions

Back Items For The Auction of August 20th and 21st, 2004  
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
See a Picture of this Item 1301 1915 "Akins Real Baseball" tabletop game. Metal action game features moveable player wheels and player images. 19"x24" with some typical usage wear incl. a few indentations: VG-Ex ($300.00-$400.00) $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1302 1913 Major League Indoor Base Ball game. Most desirable baseball game of its type features (16) individual player vignette photos on the color lithographic lid incl. Wagner, Cobb, Lajoie, Speaker, Johnson, Chance, and Mathewson. Interior includes wooden player pieces, team envelopes, and team/player strips. Top of lid retains nice color and contrast with some light inpainting to a few small abrasions and surface scratches. Interior exhibits typical moderate usage wear with intact spinner. Oak casing has a chip at one corner: EX ($3,000.00-$4,000.00) $3,000.00
See a Picture of this Item 1303 Rare and possibly unique E-Z Ball Gum coin operated gumball machine with baseball marquee c.1920's. Fine quality painted cast iron base retains its original blown glass bowl with original E-Z gum decal on front. Includes two vintage padlocks and remains in working order. Atop the bowl is the original wrapped celluloid marquee sign featuring a baseball game scene graphic. Flanking the game scene are two vertical "scoreboards" one of which lists star players incl. Cobb, Ruth, Speaker, and Johnson. Sign has some moderate age wear incl. a few surface scratches but remains complete and intact with no restoration. The offered machine was recently discovered in a private estate where it had been obtained in the period. This machine is the mate to the seldom seen E-Z Ball Gum machine with a generic batter marquee. We have not before seen nor handled this marquee with player names: EX ($3,000.00-$4,000.00) $3,200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1304 1937 World Series baseball pinball machine. Full size 16" wide, 36" long, and 8" tall wooden cased pinball machine which is missing its original wooden legs. Game surface remains fairly clean, needs some general repair incl. broken coin push and damaged plunger plate. Fine early pinball game at a fraction of a fully restored example pricing level: VG ($400.00-$500.00) $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1305 Children's baseball doll c.1910-20. Full size 33" tall composition head doll with pinstriped baseball high collared uniform having "SUI" lettering on the front of the jersey. Doll head has extensive surface flaking most likely due to heat exposure. Missing hands and uniform has some misc. wear and age damage, hat is a period replacement: GD-VG ($350.00-$450.00) $110.00
See a Picture of this Item 1306 Rare Jimmie Foxx Hood Shoes triptych advertising display c.1930's. Large three panel cardboard display sign measures 22"x36" advertising Hood athletic shoes. Left side features two images of Jimmie Foxx including an action scene. Right side pictures Lawson Roberson U.S. Olympic head coach and a track stadium photo. Includes original shoe display stand which also supports the main display. Sign retains nice overall color with some largely cosmetic restoration incl. a few inpainted abrasions, repaired corner chip at lower left, and joint reinforcement at fold lines. We had not previously encountered this rare advertising display with uncommon Foxx subject matter: EX (With note to restoration) ($3,000.00-$4,000.00) $1,600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1307 Christy Mathewson advertising display piece c.1912-15. Large cardboard folio page most likely taken from a Tailor's sample album picturing Mathewson pitching. Text mentions King Pin Tailoring, 18"x20" matted and framed with some light surface wear and a small corner crease: EX ($350.00-$450.00) $275.00
See a Picture of this Item 1308 1922 Christy Mathewson "Big Six" baseball board game. Desirable oversized 15"x22" lid pictures Mathewson pitching in Giants uniform. Has a small abrasion at top right and a few creases at bottom portion. Also includes the playing board surface which is missing the spinner and shows fairly heavy usage wear. Each piece is matted and framed separately for display: VG-EX ($500.00-$750.00) $1,300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1309 Pair of baseball die cut cardboard advertising displays c.1940's. Each large color sign measures 18"x30" with original brass eyelets for suspension at the top. Both signs are framed individually: EX ($400.00-$600.00) $140.00
See a Picture of this Item 1310 Narragansett Beer baseball advertising trolley sign c.1915-20. Rare early color lithographic cardboard display piece that once hung in a Boston area trolley car advertising Narragansett Beer. Pictures a full game scene with fans in the grandstands. Measures 11"x21" with some age and usage wear common for this type of sign including some toning, border chipping, and three repaired holes. First such example that we have handled that was purportedly found with three other examples although they have not yet surfaced: VG ($650.00-$850.00) $300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1311 1911 Dogs Playing Baseball color lithographic calendar. Uncommon large format 18"x20" 1911 calendar issued by Brown & Bigelow featuring a color scene of Dogs playing baseball. Calendar remains unused with bold original color: EX-MT ($400.00-$600.00) $50.00
See a Picture of this Item 1312 "Our Gang" color calendar prints c.1938. Matted and framed display of two 9"x12" calendar top prints featuring members of the "Our Gang" children's television series incl. Buckwheat. Overall display size measures 15"x26": EX-MT ($300.00-$400.00) $25.00
See a Picture of this Item 1313 Baseball color lithographic print c.1912-15. Large 17"x23" matted and framed print after F.Ransom painting of a full game scene resembling Christy Mathewson and the Giants (See pitcher and 'NY' on catcher's uniform). Impressive and sizeable display piece: EX-MT ($350.00-$450.00) $275.00
See a Picture of this Item 1314 New York Mets related original cartoon artwork by Willard Mullin c.1960's. Original 14"x18" matted and framed ink cartoon illustration of a NY Met player being placed inside a playpen named Shea Stadium. Signed at bottom left by Mullin: EX-EX/MT ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1315 Rare original baseball illustrative painting by Charles Dye c.1950's. Very well executed color illustrative painting on board by noted artist Charles Dye who grew up on cow ranches in the Western United States. After a riding accident he pursued commercial art and in 1936 moved to New York to become a magazine illustrator painting covers and illustrations for many of the major American publications. The offered painting measures 11"x13" depicting a young vendor with a full container of soda and scorecards being rained out at the opening game between the Dodgers and Giants. Dye perfectly captures the moment with vibrant usage of color and expression that brings the viewer into the scene. Retains original paper label on reverse offering the piece for usage in a World Series program and is signed by Dye at lower right. Original art by Dye lists very well with works selling within the past several years for between $2,500.00-$40,000.00. Fine piece of previously unknown baseball related illustrative artwork: EX-EX/MT ($5,000.00-$7,500.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1316 Estate collection of Professional Women's League baseball items. Single owner collection to include: Peoria Red Wings team auto. baseball. Cream color Official AAGPBBL ball with numerous player signatures ranging from 2-6 out of 10; (2) AAGPBBL ticket stubs; 1948 Ft. Wayne Daisies program; Peoria Red Wings scorecard; 1946 yearbooks for Racine Belles/Kenosha Comets/Ft. Wayne Daisies; 1947 yearbooks for Ft. Wayne Daisies/South Bend Blue Sox/Muskegon Lassies/Racine Belles; and 1948 yearbooks for Racine Belles/Peoria Red Wings. Excellent lot of rare women's league materials having nice breakdown potential: Range VG-EX/MT ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $1,600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1317 Racine Belles uniform from the motion picture "A League of Their Own". Mustard yellow color dress uniform used by an extra in the famous women's baseball league movie. Includes dress, shorts, socks, and belt: EX ($400.00-$600.00) $375.00
See a Picture of this Item 1318 House of David broadside c.1929. Matted and framed 11"x21" paper broadside picturing the bearded traveling team and several of its star players: EX-MT ($400.00-$500.00) $90.00
See a Picture of this Item 1319 1915 Federal League souvenir piece. Obscure painted cast iron "Pup" issued by the St. Louis Terriers as a souvenir. 1 1/2" tall with "St. Louis Pup" raised lettering on reverse retaining a nice percentage of its original paint: VG-EX ($200.00-$300.00) $350.00
See a Picture of this Item 1320 Lot of vintage Negro League related materials to include: 1946 Negro World Series ticket stub (Newark Eagles vs. K.City Monarchs), Newark Eagles ticket stub, Negro National League/Yankee Stadium ticket stub, (2) Willie Mays All-Stars ticket stubs, Livingston Park ticket stub, Randall's Island Stadium/Negro Nat'l League ticket stub and 1898 Dartmouth baseball program with a schedule incl. two Cuban Giants games: Range VG-EX/MT ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $650.00
See a Picture of this Item 1321 Scarce 1925 Colored World Series complimentary ticket. Incredibly rare ticket issued to Lincoln Giants player Arthur Chambers for a game played between the Hilldale Daisies and Kansas City Monarchs on October 8, 1925 at baker Bowl in Philadelphia. The 1925 Series was a rematch between the two early Negro League powerhouses with Hilldale prevailing by 5 games to 1. Players that participated in the Series included Mackey, Johnson, Mendez, and Santop. Ticket was affixed to a scrapbook page and retains black paper on the reverse which could most likely be removed if so desired. Front of ticket is intact and has some creasing and period ink notations incl. Chambers' name. Notable rarity is the first example that we have handled: VG ($2,000.00-$3,000.00) $1,600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1322 Lot of (3) vintage Negro League related photographs. Includes 4"x5 1/2" image of the 1937-38 New York Cubans infield players and (2) 2 1/2"x4 1/2" images of New York Cuban Lazaro Salazar: EX ($250.00-$350.00) $25.00
See a Picture of this Item 1323 1949-50 Cuban Almendares Championship ring. Polished metal ring having blue enamel field with Almendares "A" and scorpion logo on front. Presented to player Rafael Villa Cabrera as a member of the team. Includes letter of provenance and two vintage photographs of Cabrera: EX-MT ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1324 Phila. Stars pennant c.1940's: EX-MT ($300.00-$400.00) $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1325 1946 Kansas City Monarchs team auto. baseball. Lt. toned Goldsmith "Official 97 League" ball signed by (19) members of the 19467 Monarchs incl. Satchel Paige, Hilton Smith, Buck O'Neil, and Frank Duncan. Sigs range from 3-6/7 out of 10 with almost all remaining clearly legible. Negro League team signed baseballs are exceedingly rare and seldom offered. Includes LOA from PSA/DNA J.Spence-S.Grad: VG ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $1,300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1326 Jackie Robinson auto. Negro League baseball. Off white Official Negro National League ball signed by (10) players with relation to the Negro Leagues or the Brooklyn Dodgers incl.Robinson, Hodges, Branca, Be Bop, Easter, and McNeal. Apparently signed at a barnstorming style game the Robinson signature displays as a single and rates 7/8 out of 10. Particularly rare to find Robinson on a Negro League ball. Includes LOA from PSA/DNA J.Spence-S.Grad: EX ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $3,600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1327 Otto Ray Chicago Giants original photograph c.1921. Black and white original 6"x8" matted and framed image of Ray posed in full Chicago uniform: EX-MT ($250.00-$350.000 $350.00
See a Picture of this Item 1328 Kansas City Monarchs broadside c.1925. Color tinted paper stock 11"x17" poster depicting the 1924 Champion Monarchs beneath an image from the 1924 Series at Baker Bowl. Mated and framed, piece has a vertical center fold line: EX ($500.00-$750.00) $450.00
See a Picture of this Item 1329 Rare Negro League game used baseball bat with factory record documentation c.1921. L.Slugger model 125 bat with dash-dot-dash markings and "Hamilton" stamped on barrel end. Retains vintage tape on a barrel crack and has been side written, "Bill Holland 5-14-24". Bill Holland and a "Hamilton" played for the 1921 Chicago Giants, Holland played for the 1924 NY Lincoln Giants when the bat was returned to the factory. Bat measures 35" long and weighs 33oz. retaining fine original surface. Includes LOA from SCD Authentic David Bushing/Dan Knoll: VG-EX ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $1,250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1330 Rare Racial Equality baseball advertising trolley sign c.1947-49. Rectangular 9"x21" cardboard trolley sign picturing Joe DiMaggio, Sid Gordon, Mel Allen, Bob Feller, and Jackie Robinson. Issued by the Institute for American Democracy, Inc. with slogan printed at top, "...and remember America HITS are made by men of EVERY race, religion, and color". Sign has corner chips at top right and left, bottom right corner has a small crease. Also has some general light creasing in areas and a small repaired tear at Jackie's last name. Significant advertising piece of rarity with uncommon social relevance: VG-VG/EX ($2,500.00-$3,500.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1330a Lot of vintage baseballs with their original boxes. Includes Giles NL baseball (12) count box having (8) mint in box sealed Giles NL baseballs: NM-MT and a Wilson baseball (12) count display box having (10) unused Minor League baseballs with their original boxes c.1969-73. Includes (3) PCL and (7) Southern League balls: NM ($2,000.00-$2,500.00) $2,300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1331 Lot of (3) vintage baseballs to include: Official PCL ball c.1928 signed by Oregon Club President: VG, Frick NL "1876" anniversary ball: EX, and Heydler NL baseball c.1920's: VG-EX ($750.00-$1,000.00) $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1332 National League baseball with original box c.1910-15. Lightly toned NL ball with black and red stitching retains orig. box which is missing one panel: Ball: EX, Box: GD-VG ($600.00-$800.00) $425.00
See a Picture of this Item 1333 Fine 1926 National League Golden Jubilee Boxed Presentational Baseball set. Rare presentational boxed baseball set given to attendees of the February 2, 1926 National League 50th Anniversary celebration held in New York at the Hotel Astor. Past and present baseball luminaries attended and were given the offered baseball set. Box is a hinged lid gilt decorated paperboard box with blue velvet lined ball reservoir. Includes NL baseball with John Heydler's stamp on the Spalding logo panel and another Heydler NL ball with applied photographic decals of the past NL Presidents incl. Hulbert, Pulliam, and Tener. Each ball has some light age toning with decals remaining uncommonly clean having strong contrast. Box has some typical age wear incl. one loose apron and some misc. abrasions incl. top of lid. Seldom offered set of historic commemorative baseballs: Balls:EX-EX/MT, Box: VG-EX ($3,500.00-$4,500.00) $3,800.00
See a Picture of this Item 1334 Lemon peel style baseball c.1860. 9" circumference ball with professional quality stitching. Has one area of repaired stitching: VG-EX ($650.00-$850.00) $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 1335 Early crescent padded fielder's glove c.1890-1910. Spalding glove retains mfg. patch on backstrap and has considerable wear and dryness from age. Retains crescent shaped form inside the glove which is well worn: VG ($450.00-$650.00) $275.00
See a Picture of this Item 1336 Superb Spalding white leather crescent padded fielder's glove c.1890-1910. Full size Spalding glove retains a clean suede style surface with full crescent padded interior. Back of glove is equally clean with fresh black Spalding label and brass button. Glove has some minor usage wear but given its age and light original color remains in fine overall condition: EX-MT ($750.00-$1,250.00) $4,400.00
See a Picture of this Item 1337 1909 World Series Tourists souvenir miniature decal bat and ribbon. 14" long Reach "Blue Ribbon" decal bat with original red and blue "The Inquirer World Series Tourists" ribbon issued for the 1909 Pittsburgh vs. Detroit Series. Clean overall with minimal age wear: EX-EX/MT ($300.00-$400.00) $425.00
See a Picture of this Item 1338 Pair of Spalding "Resilite" baseball bat ornamental display pieces c.1920-30's. Diminutive pair of 14" tall hand turned baseball bats atop a ball and pedestal display. Each bat has Spalding Resilite gilt decals and actual leather handle grips. Very attractive display pieces retaining their original surface, possibly store counter displays to advertise he Resilite bat line: EX-EX/MT ($750.00-$1,000.00) $375.00
See a Picture of this Item 1339 Early Ken Wel baseman's mitt c.1900-10. Rudimentary style mitt with heavy padding and Ken Wel brass button. Backstrap is partially detached and some stitching is missing from bottom edge, very early glove for Ken Wel: VG ($350.00-$450.00) $70.00
See a Picture of this Item 1340 Spider style catcher's mask with throat protector c.1900-10. Large unmarked mask with original throat protector has some wear to the headstrap and leather padding: VG-EX ($300.00-$400.00) $450.00
See a Picture of this Item 1341 Rare Ambidextrous baseball fielder's glove c.1920's. Uncommon style retains original lacings and deep brown finish. Exhibits moderate overall usage wear: VG-EX ($750.00-$1,000.00) $950.00
See a Picture of this Item 1342 Eddie Collins store model baseball glove c.1920's. McClurg model #3996 RHT glove retains nice percentage of silver lettering with Eddie Collins name stamped inside pocket. Glove has some light general wear: VG-EX ($200.00-$300.00) $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1343 G.C. Alexander store model baseball glove c.1920's. Stall & Dean "Speed" model features facs. signature stamping of Alexander inside the pocket and a pitcher graphic. Glove exhibits moderate overall usage wear: VG-EX ($200.00-$300.00) $300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1344 Rare Babe Ruth "Home Run Special" baseball related lot. Includes Reach Babe Ruth "Home Run Special" glove box c.1930's with illustrations of Ruth on the lid and two side panels. Box has some typical joint wear and a few light areas of staining but remains complete and intact: VG-EX; Reach Babe Ruth "Home Run Special" baseball glove die cut catalogue in the shape of Ruth featuring various Ruth endorsed gloves: EX-MT; and a Spalding "Home Run Special" model MO RHT fielder's glove. Very clean unused example with identical specifications to the Reach Ruth gloves: EX-MT ($1,500.00-$2,500.00) $3,000.00
See a Picture of this Item 1345 Vince DiMaggio store model baseball glove in its original box. Spectacular unused D&M glove with facs. signature stamping retains its original hang tag. Box has corresponding paper label on an end panel: Glove: NM, Box: EX ($400.00-$600.00) $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 1346 1928 Wilson figural baseball trophy. 16" tall handled loving cup with lid featuring crossed bats and ball dTcor. Inscribed with team name and Wilson logo, top is secured to the base: EX ($300.00-$400.00) $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1347 Ornate baseball trophy plaque c.1929. Large 19" tall mahogany shield shaped plaque having a very high quality applied silverplate placard with figural batter and catcher scene at the top. Team winners are inscribed below with trophy titling. Impressive period display piece: EX ($750.00-$1,000.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1348 Spalding "Gold Medal" decal bat c.1915. 30" long bat with script Spalding logo at center along with logo and "Gold Medal" decals. Has a repaired handle crack and some light wear to the decals: VG-EX ($250.00-$350.00) $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1349 Lot of (2) vintage Spalding Autograph Series model baseball bats. Includes George Sisler 35" long bat weighing 37.5 oz. with side writing and remnants of shipping label c.1921-25. Bat was used by unknown player and then sent to the Louisville factory. Unusual in that most catalogue Sisler bats measure 34" long: VG-EX and Frank Chance "Gold Medal" model bat measuring 34 1/2" long and weighing 45.5 oz. with heavy usage wear: VG ($600.00-$800.00) $450.00
See a Picture of this Item 1350 Wright & Ditson painted ring bat c.1880-90's. Full size 36" tapered handle bat retaining its original yellow and black painted ring decoration. "Wright & Ditson" stenciled in black at centerbrand area. Bat has some dryness and retains original surface with approx. 80% of its ring decoration intact: EX ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $1,650.00
See a Picture of this Item 1351 Rare "Town Ball" style baseball bat c.1950-60's. Well defined example of these primitive early baseball bats measures28" long with hand carved oblong knob and hand drawn barrel having trademark flat side panels. Exhibits fine original surface and evidence of usage wear with small "NH" carved into barrel: EX ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $725.00
See a Picture of this Item 1352 Lot of two 19th century bib front jerseys c.1870-90's. Each red jersey features applied lettering on front with one retaining the original mother of pearl buttons and the other missing its buttons. Both are missing tagging inside collar and exhibit light to moderate wear. These uniforms were typically created for fireman but were the same style and type used for baseball players: EX ($750.00-$1,000.00) $825.00
See a Picture of this Item 1353 1890 Edw. K. Tryon Co. Sporting Goods catalogue. Early bound catalogue featuring various sports equipment incl. baseball: VG-EX ($300.00-$400.00) $175.00
See a Picture of this Item 1354 Early foldout schedule for the National League featuring detailed team schedules and players listings on interior. Published by Base Ball Manual Publishing Co., Cleveland. Has some flaking to the bottom edge, one of the earliest NL schedules that we have encountered and the first of its type that we have seen: VG-EX ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1355 Lot of (2) Goldsmith baseball equipment catalogues. Includes 1911 and 1918 each featuring various pieces of baseball equipment: EX ($300.00-$400.00) $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1356 Lot of (3) early baseball equipment catalogues. Includes 1912 Spalding, 1908 Reach, and 1907 Wright & Ditson. Each features various pieces of early baseball equipment and players who endorse the pieces: EX ($500.00-$750.00) $450.00
See a Picture of this Item 1357 1911 D&M baseball equipment catalogue. Early catalogue features color lithographic cover picturing Phila. Athletic Chief Bender. Interior features various player and equipment photos, covers have some moderate wear incl. creasing and a small tear on spine: VG-EX ($400.00-$500.00) $175.00
See a Picture of this Item 1358 1927 Spalding baseball equipment catalogue with Babe Ruth. One of the most desired endorsed catalogues with illustrative of Ruth batting on the front cover. Very clean example with minor spine wear and fresh intact covers: EX-MT ($750.00-$1,000.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1359 Lot of (5) vintage football equipment catalogues. Includes 1917-18 D&M, 1926-27 Goldsmith, 1931 Spalding, 1930 Spalding, and 1928 Spalding: Range VG/EX-EX/MT ($650.00-$850.00) $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1360 Run of (17) New York Yankees related World Series programs. Includes 1941, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, and 1964: Range VG-NM ($1,750.00-$2,500.00) $1,250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1361 Estate collection of vintage baseball publications and auto. items c.1940-50's. Includes (36) vintage baseball publications incl. yearbooks, W.Series programs, and programs. Several of the World Series programs and yearbooks have some moisture staining, programs remain very clean for the most part: Range GD-EX/MT; several souvenir photo postcards incl. Jackie Robinson: Range GD-EX; and (5) vintage auto. pieces incl. 5"x7" Stan Musial signed photo: Range GD-VG/EX ($650.00-$850.00) $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 1362 1905 Yale Intercollegiate Athletic Calendar book. Hard cover volume loaded with sports related content and photographs from all sports: EX ($250.00-$350.00) $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1363 Princeton football jersey c.1935-36. Black wool jersey with orange number 23 on front and back having trademark Princeton "Tiger" striping on the arms. Shows nice usage wear and retains Wilson tagging inside tail: EX ($400.00-$600.00) $250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1364 Lot of two pieces from the collection of former National League umpire Bill Jackowski. Includes Harridge AL ball signed by (6) umpires incl. Barlick, Jackowski, and Berry: EX-MT and 1963 All-Star game presentational mantle clock. Brass clock by Salem with inscribed placard on top: EX-MT ($400.00-$600.00) $50.00
See a Picture of this Item 1365 Fine Bill Jackowski 1960 World Series ring. Ornately designed 10K gold ring presented to Umpire Jackowski for participating in the 1960 World Series between the Yankees and Pirates. Features Umpire graphic on one panel with "New York Yankees" and crossed bat and glove design on the other panel with "Pittsburgh Pirates". Top of the ring features large inset diamond solitaire with surrounding laurel decor and "World Series 1960 Umpire". Inscribed "Bill Jackowski" and Balfour 10K on interior ring band. Ring remains in superb original condition, first example we have seen offered from a classic World Series: NM ($5,000.00-$7,000.00) $5,200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1366 1960 World Series hand painted baseball by George Sosnak. Rare and desirable hand painted baseball by folk artist George Sosnak depicting various scenes from the 1960 World Series. Includes panel with Mantle watching Mazeroski's Game 7 home run and another with Mazeroski hitting the home run. Beautiful original condition signed by Sosnak: EX-MT ($1,750.00-$2,500.00) $1,600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1367 1949 All-Star game press pin at Brooklyn: NM ($400.00-$600.00) $300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1368 1943 Pacific Coast League Play Off Champions ring. 10K gold ring awarded to Del Young as a member of the San Francisco team having date on side panels and crossed bat/ball dTcor on top surrounded by blue enamelwork titling. Inscribed "Del Young 10K" on interior ring band: EX ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $900.00
See a Picture of this Item 1369 Rare 1915 Boston Red Sox World Series press pin. Seldom offered brass oval pin issued for Babe Ruth's first World Series with the Boston Red Sox a Boston harbor scene in the center panel. Retains original Bent & Bush Co., Boston brass backing: EX-MT ($2,000.00-$3,000.00) $2,200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1370 Walter Johnson for Congress pin. 3/4" diameter: NM ($150.00-$200.00) $150.00
See a Picture of this Item 1371 Lot of (2) vintage Babe Ruth souvenir pins. Includes Babe Ruth Baseball Club member pin and "Hello Babe" promotional pin. Each has some lt. age toning: VG-EX ($250.00-$350.00) $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1372 Rare Bob Feller souvenir pin c.1940-50's. Large 2 1/4" diameter pin pictures Feller pitching in Indians uniform. Remains very clean with minor surface wear. First example we have encountered: EX-MT ($500.00-$750.00) $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1373 Lot of (3) vintage Clev. Indians related souvenir pins. Includes Lou Boudreau 1 3/4" color tinted button w/ribbon, Lou Boudreau 1 3/4" diam. b&w pin, and 1 3/4" Bob Lemon pin w/ribbon and charms: Range EX/MT-NM ($300.00-$400.00) $125.00
See a Picture of this Item 1374 1916 Chicago White Sox season pass. Cardboard pass issued to Amon Carter for the 1916 season by the White Sox retaining its original leather billfold casing with gilt Chas. Comiskey facs. signature. Pass has been signed "Chas. A. Comiskey" by team secretary Harry Grabiner. Rare early season pass from the White Sox Championship era: EX-MT ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1375 1917 Chicago White Sox season pass. Cardboard pass issued to Amon Carter for the 1917 World Championship season by the White Sox retaining its green leather billfold casing with gilt Chas. Comiskey facs. signature. Pass has been signed "Chas. A. Comiskey" by team secretary Harry Grabiner. Rare early season pass from the Sox World Championship season: EX-MT ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $700.00
See a Picture of this Item 1376 1910 Phila. Athletics team postcard. Rare photographic collage style postcard pictures the World Champion A's atop their elephant mascot. Players listed under image incl. Mack, Baker, Plank, and Collins. Unused on back, front has some faint print lines: EX-MT ($450.00-$650.00) $500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1377 1911 New York Highlanders team postcard. Rare photographic collage style postcard with player vignette images incl. Chase, Sweeney, Hartzell, and Ford. Back is unused with a small abrasion, front has some faint print lines: EX-EX/MT ($650.00-$850.00) $350.00
See a Picture of this Item 1378 1909 H.M. Taylor Ty Cobb postcard. Exceptionally clean vintage postcard exhibiting original contrast with four sharp corners. Back of card is unused with bold stampings. Has a hint of toning at top border, we would grade this condition sensitive postcard NM: PSA 6 EX-MT ($800.00-$1,200.00) $800.00
See a Picture of this Item 1379 1907 PC765 A.C. Dietsche Detroit Tigers postcard set. (15) total printed photographic postcards incl. Cobb, Jennings, Crawford, Donovan, and Jones. Cards are all postally unused remaining in fine overall condition for this issue: Range EX-NM ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $1,250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1380 Fine collection of vintage autographed materials from a Midwestern gentleman. Intact collection consigned by the original recipient including some rare and desirable exemplars. Over (100) total pieces are included along with the oversized period scrapbook in which they were kept. Highlights include: Albert Einstein auto. 11"x14" printed photograph (fold lines, laid down on board), Ty Cobb auto. 4"x6" color magazine photo, Amos Alonzo Stagg auto. 2"x6" newspaper photo, Bronko Nagurski auto. 8"x10" color magazine photo, Honus Wagner auto. 7"x11" b&w magazine photo, Hank Greenberg auto. 3"x4" magazine photo, Joe DiMaggio auto. 3"x5" newspaper photo, Connie Mack auto. 2"x3" unlined card, Connie Mack auto. 4"x5" newspaper photo, Dizzy Dean/Bill Blattner auto. 4"x8" newspaper photo, Cy Young auto. 4"x6" newspaper photo, and Gene Autry auto. newspaper photo. Most of the signed pieces are affixed to period scrapbook pages and could be removed if so desired. Lot also includes a number of facs. and secretarial signed souvenir pieces. Fine period autograph collection with excellent breakdown value. Includes LOA from PSA/DNA J.Spence-S.Grad: Range GD-NM ($2,500.00-$3,500.00) DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1381 Lot of (19) Phila. Athletics auto. 3"x5" Government postcards c.1929. Single owner assemblage obtained by an acquaintance of Connie Mack (includes vintage photo of the two). Players have all signed the back of the unused postcards in ink incl. Foxx, Grove, Cochrane, Collins, and Simmons. Signatures range from 7-10 out of 10, includes LOA from PSA/DNA J.Spence-S.Grad: Range EX-NM ($1,000.00-$1,500.00) $1,300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1382 Lot of (14) vintage Phila. Phillies and Athletics season passes c.1929-54. Includes a mixture of both teams with several desirable years and designs including a rare 1929 A's celluloid pass: Range VG-NM ($750.00-$1,000.00) $1,000.00
See a Picture of this Item 1383 Phila. Phillies "Whiz Kids" pennant c.1950. Unusual variation with sliding player graphics: EX ($200.00-$300.00) $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1384 Significant June 21, 1964 Jim Bunning Perfect Game line up card. One of the original dugout line up cards from Jim Bunning's perfect game pitched on Father's Day against the NY Mets at Shea Stadium. It was the first regular season perfect game since 1922 and made Bunning the first pitcher to throw no hitters in both leagues. Obtained directly from the dugout by a stadium employee after it was discarded and the employee had Bunning sign the card at the top in blue ink. Has two horizontal fold lines with writing remaining very clean. Includes LOA from PSA/DNA J.Spence-S.Grad: EX ($1,500.00-$2,000.00) $2,600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1385 Richie Ashburn 1953 Phila. Phillies contract. Original 1953 contract for Richie Ashburn to play with the Phillies for $17,000.00. Interior is signed by Ashburn, Warren Giles, and a team representative. Contract has typical original mailing fold lines with a very small tear at edge of one fold line. Signatures remains very bold and clean. Ashburn had one of his finest seasons in 1953 batting .330 with 205 hits and 110 runs scored earning him a trip to the All-Star game. Includes LOA from PSA/DNA J.Spence-S.Grad: EX ($2,500.00-$3,500.00) $3,400.00
See a Picture of this Item 1386 Baseball figural statue c.1930-40's. Large chalkware figural player stands 14" tall and was most likely a carnival prize: EX ($200.00-$300.00) $550.00
See a Picture of this Item 1387 Baltimore Orioles decorative porcelain stein c.1950's-60's. Handled German stein with Orioles bird logo on front retains its original pewter lid. 7" tall: NM ($300.00-$400.00) $400.00
See a Picture of this Item 1388 Lot of (5) vintage Hartland baseball statues c.1960-62. Includes Babe Ruth (near white, missing bat), Rocky Colavito (off white), Ted Williams (near white), Mickey Mantle (off white), and Stan Musial (white) with Musial's original box (VG): Range EX-NM ($600.00-$800.00) $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 1389 Joe McCarthy, Babe Ruth, and Lou Gehrig chalkware plaque c.1940's. 6"x8" chalkware plaque with three dimensional display of the three Yankee HOF'ers. Retains original metal hanging eyelets on back: EX ($300.00-$400.00) $450.00
See a Picture of this Item 1390 Baseball figural ashtray c.1930's. Figural cast brass pitcher mounted on wooden ashbowl base. 7" tall: VG-EX ($200.00-$300.00) $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1391 Baseball decorated porcelain tea set c.1940's. Arthurwood porcelain set includes teapot, sugar bowl, creamer, and undertray all with color baseball scenes on front (one is hockey): EX-MT ($375.00-$475.00) $425.00
See a Picture of this Item 1392 Lot of vintage baseball related porcelain items to include: Children's lamp c.1950's (9" tall), Norman Rockwell pitcher 8" tall), Cooperstown HOF ironstone pitcher (5" tall), Set of (5) porcelain baseball "monks", and (2) 'Little League' figurines: Range EX-NM ($300.00-$400.00) $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1393 1907 Chicago White Sox AL Championship silk display piece. Large 18"x29" hanging silk display picturing the 1907 AL Champion White Sox. Silk has significant wear and fraying making the team image very faint. Framed: GD ($300.00-$400.00) $15.00
See a Picture of this Item 1394 Handmade "Shibe Park" wooden baseball game. Vintage wooden game with hand painted details has a lift lid that reveals various pieces and electrical connections. Missing a few colored light bulbs on playing field, interesting period piece: EX ($300.00-$400.00) $130.00
See a Picture of this Item 1395 Collection of (27) baseball nodders with original boxes c.1980's. Group of green base pottery nodders including various teams with their orig. boxes. One doll is missing box and lot includes (8) extra empty boxes: Range EX/MT-MT ($750.00-$1,000.00) $675.00
See a Picture of this Item 1397 Boston Red Sox original photograph with Babe Ruth c.1918-19. Sepia tone 7"x9" image of Red Sox players incl. Herb Pennock and Babe Ruth: EX ($300.00-$400.00) $1,200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1398 Rube Walberg's Major League Baseball Lifetime pass. Ornate silverplated 3"x4" pass issued to Walberg by the AL and NL. Marked Lambert Bros., NY on reverse and includes two original presentational cards from Ford Frick and William Harridge: EX-MT ($500.00-$750.00) $1,050.00
See a Picture of this Item 1399 1930 Phila. Athletics team photograph. Sepia tone 8"x10" image of the World Champion A's posed in three rows. Retains original matting and frame: EX ($400.00-$500.00) $250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1400 1931 Phila. Athletics team photograph. Large format 11"x19" black and white image of the AL Champion Athletics posed in Shibe Park. Has a few surface scratches/abrasions and retains original frame: VG-EX ($350.00-$450.00) $160.00
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