Completed Live Auctions

Back Items For The Auction of August 6 - 7, 1999  
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
See a Picture of this Item 1 Oil on canvas painting after the 1914 World Series program cover art. Tastefully executed oil painting of George Stallings derived from the cover artwork on the 1914 World Series cover. Surface has been intentionally toned to give an attractive vintage appearance. 22"x30" framed in a carved molding frame, probably painted within the last 20 years: EX-MT $475.00-$575.00 $280.00
  2 Framed collage display of five issues of "Who's Who" in Baseball c. 1930's. Includes player covers of Foxx, Gehrig, Dean relief matted in a museum style frame. 23" square overall size: EX $125.00-$150.00 $120.00
  3 Lot of ten vintage sports board games to include: 1935 "All-American" football, "Gotham Push Button Magnetic Baseball", and "Jim Prentice Electric Baseball": Range GD-EX $85.00-$125.00 $50.00
  4 Early handmade baseball bat c. 1870-80's. Crude tapered handle bat retains its' original surface and patina, has cracking and a degree of warping to the barrel. 33": GD-VG $100.00-$125.00 $50.00
  5 D&M Clyde McCullough store model catcher's mitt c. 1930's:EX $25.00-$35.00 $25.00
See a Picture of this Item 6 Pair of 1929 Phila. Inquirer news supplements. COlor tinted inserts of the 1929 Cubs and A's teams matted and framed in matching painted frames. Each has a center fold line but retain attractive display qualities, 13"x17" overall size each: VG-EX $150.00-$200.00 $190.00
  7 Lot of 22 vintage sports magazines and publications c. 1960's: Range VG-EX. $50.00-$75.00 $50.00
  8 Lot of thirteen 1970's Professional Hockey publications including yearbooks: EX $50.00-$75.00 $60.00
See a Picture of this Item 9 Honus Wagner Sporting Goods "Mush Ball" in its original box c. 1930's. Unused softball size ball with bold factory stampings including image of Wagner kneeling. Box has been opened at one end: EX $75.00-$110.00 $110.00
See a Picture of this Item 10 Connie Mack tin souvenir bank c. 1940-50's. Painted tin bank given out as a premium for Atlantic gas, 4" tall in clean original condition: EX-EX/MT $250.00-$325.00 $180.00
See a Picture of this Item 11 Baseball snowglobe c. 1950's. Salesman sample of this award that was available for purchase to give to Little League players, ordering instructions and pricing printed on base. 3 1/2" tall: EX-MT $120.00-$150.00 $70.00
  12 Lot of three store model baseball gloves incl. Eddie Mathews model: VG $30.00-$45.00 $35.00
  13 1953 Phila. A's yearbook: VG $15.00-$25.00 $20.00
See a Picture of this Item 14 Figural baseball trophy c. 1962. Copper plated urn shaped body with figural batter on top, has a replaced bat end and reglued batter foot. Plaque is inscribed "Connie Mack Baseball Champions 1962", 24" total height: EX $350.00-$450.00 $300.00
  15 Lot of three vintage Phila. Athletics pieces: Ed Rommel auto. photo (Has some areas attached to glass): VG, Frank Hayes premium photo: EX, and a 1906 A's team premium photo issued as a supplement to the 1906 North American: GD-VG $80.00-$120.00 $40.00
See a Picture of this Item 16 Lot of four vintage publications with Joe DiMaggio covers: Rare Sep. 1946 Sport magazine Vol. #1 Issue #1: EX; 1948 Sports Album Vol. #1 Issue #1: EX; 1951 Street & Smith's All-Star Sports Baseball: EX, and April 1948 Varsity magazine: VG-EX $350.00-$450.00 $190.00
  17 Lot of five vintage sports publications incl. All-Time St. Louis Browns roster booklet, 1945 Street & Smith Baseball yearbook: EX $85.00-$125.00 $40.00
  18 Lot of five vintage baseball publications incl. 1937 Carl Hubbell's baseball booklet, 1935 Babe Ruth's Big Book of Baseball: Range EX-EX/MT $40.00-$80.00 $70.00
  19 Misc. vintage baseball lot of three pieces to include: 1940's horizontal bar catcher's mask, 1938 Who's Who in Baseball magazine, and a 1960's porcelain tile of Johnny Callison: Range VG-EX $30.00-$45.00 $40.00
  20 Lot of eight sports related children's books c. 1950's. All are fictional hard cover novels some including original dust jackets: Range GD-EX along with a group of vintage Little League related items including scorebooks, awards: EX $60.00-$80.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 21 Lot of two vintage Baseball Magazine premium photographs of Christy Mathewson and Frank Baker. Each measures 10"x 20" and is framed: EX-MT $85.00-$135.00 $250.00
  22 Lot of three vintage baseball paper pieces: Babe Ruth as I Knew Him by Hoyt booklet: VG, 1955 Baseball "All-Stars" since 1949 souvenir booklet: EX-MT, and a hard cover Reach scorebook from the 1930's: VG $45.00-$75.00 $45.00
  23 Lot of three vintage NY Yankees pennants: 12" mini pennant w/Uncle Sam: VG, along with two full size 1950's pennants each having some age fading: VG $125.00-$165.00 $90.00
See a Picture of this Item 24 Rare 1961 NY Yankees photo pennant. Issued during the 1961 season, has some general light age wear and one crease in photo: VG-EX $125.00-$150.00 $70.00
See a Picture of this Item 25 1966 World Series pennant: EX-MT $110.00-$130.00 $110.00
See a Picture of this Item 26 Baltimore Orioles pennant c. 1950's, missing one set of tassels: EX $70.00-$90.00 $50.00
See a Picture of this Item 27 1940's Philadelphia Eagles pennant. Rare variation with grey on red color scheme: EX-EX/MT $130.00-$150.00 $45.00
  28 Boston Red Sox pennant c. 1950's, red with Fenway Park illustration at left side: EX-MT $65.00-$85.00 $50.00
  29 Lot of nineteen issues of The Sporting News c. 1950's: VG-EX $25.00-$35.00 $35.00
  30 1916 Photographic section from the Pictorial News featuring the Phila. A's and Phillies. Handsome arrangement picturing both teams and several individual vignettes of star players. 15"x 21" matted: EX-MT $80.00-$120.00 $100.00
  31 Misc. vintage sports lot to include several vintage record albums and two hard cover "Baseball Joe" dime novels: Range VG-EX $40.00-$60.00 $25.00
See a Picture of this Item 32 Large lot of early baseball advertising pieces c.1900-1950's. Thirty six total pieces incl. magazine artwork, newspaper rotogravure sections, color litho. magazine ads, full publications picturing numerous players and baseball equipment. Excellent breakdown value with many quality display pieces that would frame nicely: Range VG-EX/MT $140.00-$170.00 $425.00
  33 Lot of eight early sports paper related pieces including 1905 "The Illustrated Sporting News" w/photos of Mathewson and the Giants, 1915 F&M vs. Lititz baseball broadside, and the cover from 1891 Frank Leslie's Illust. News: Range VG-EX/MT $75.00-$125.00 $170.00
  34 Lot of four baseball programs to include 1966 World Series program, 1974 World Series program, and 1966 Orioles yearbook: EX $60.00-$85.00 $50.00
  35 Lot of eleven issues of the Philadelphia Press newspaper from 1870. Includes some articles on baseball, military topics, and general stories of the day: EX $85.00-$125.00 $30.00
  36 Lot of two early newspaper pieces incl. 1860 NY Illustrated News with an engraving of the game played between the Atlantics and Excelsiors: EX along with a 1928 NY Times Pictorial section: EX $125.00-$150.00 $110.00
See a Picture of this Item 37 Lot of two early baseball paper pieces: Aug. 5,1905 "The Illustrated Sporting News" w/Cy Young on cover: EX and a 1906 Gazette supplement of Rube Waddell, 11"x16": VG-EX $125.00-$160.00 $180.00
  38 Lot of three early 1900's baseball team photographs. Each retains its' original frame and sizes range from 8"x10" to 10"x14". All three picture teams in early uniforms posed in a typical three row fashion, attractive lot: Range VG-EX/MT $225.00-$275.00 $230.00
  39 Lot of nine autographed golf balls. All are modern unused balls signed in either black or blue sharpie marker, includes Greg Norman, Ken Venturi, and Gary Player: EX-MT $90.00-$120.00 $140.00
  40 Lot of ten autographed golf balls. All are modern unused balls signed in either black or blue sharpie marker, includes Ray Floyd, Nick Price, Bob Charles: EX-MT $90.00-$120.00 $70.00
  41 Lot of five legends of golf auto. golf balls. All are modern unused balls including Chi Chi Rodriguez, Arnold Palmer, Sam Snead, Ben Hogan, and Lee Trevino: EX-MT $250.00-$300.00 $120.00
  42 Modern era golf trading card collection to include: Unopened wax box of 1991 Pro Set PGA Tour cards, Wax box of 1981 Donruss PGA Tour cards (36 unopened packs), Set of 1981 Donruss PGA golf cards (33 cards), 1990 Pro Set PGA Tour factory card set, 1992 Pro Set PGA Tour complete set, and a collection of 178 modern era golf cards autographed by the respective players incl. Couples, Floyd, Rodriguez, Snead, Kite; along with some other misc. golf cards: EX/MT-NM $75.00-$125.00 $210.00
  43 Lot of five pieces of modern era golf collectibles to include: Multi sided block puzzle, pewter figural tic tac toe set, 1964 Boros Open ashtray: EX-MT $30.00-$60.00 $30.00
  44 Lot of six modern era golf cards incl. 1991 Pro Set A.Palmer Hologram card, auto. cards of Palmer, Faldo, and Woosnam: NM $40.00-$60.00 $50.00
  45 Lot of four Collegiate tobacco golf series cards c. 1910 along with an Illinois collecgiate golf silk and a color stereo view card of a golf scene: EX $60.00-$80.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 46 Lot of three 1933 Sport Kings golf cards. Complete set of the three golfers issued in the set incl. Hagen #8: EX, Sarazen #22: VG-EX, and Jones #38: VG-EX $475.00-$675.00 $500.00
See a Picture of this Item 47 Lot of two early Bobby Jones golf cards: "Famous Golfers Small size" by Churchman c. 1927, card #28: EX and "Prominent Golfers Large size" by Churchman c. 1931, card #5 which has some creasing: GD/VG-VG $400.00-$550.00 $90.00
  48 Lot of eight vintage golf trading cards incl. Mecca, Wheaties, and John F. Kennedy Topps card: Range VG-EX/MT $130.00-$160.00 $35.00
  49 Lot of twenty-seven vintage golf related postcards c. 1940-50's. Includes various country clubs and action scenes: Range VG-NM $20.00-$35.00 $50.00
See a Picture of this Item 50 Fine lot of early golf trade cards and related items c. 1890-1920. Includes two Spalding die cut figural player advertising stand-ups, "Caddie" cigar box label, Four color litho women's golf trade and postcards, and a first day cover from the 1933 Opening of the Augusta National Golf Club; nine total pieces: Range VG-NM $350.00-$450.00 $475.00
  51 Misc. vintage golf collectibles lot to include: Box of "Pryde's Orange" wooden golf tees c. 1920's, 1971 U.S. Open Press pin, Tommy Armour coaster, several endorsed golf scorecards; eleven total pcs: Range VG-NM $70.00-$100.00 $130.00
  52 Lot of six vintage golf related pocket lighters c. 1950-90's. Each has decorative golf scene on front, makers incl. Zippo: EX $175.00-$225.00 $30.00
See a Picture of this Item 53 Lot of three golf related souvenir spoons c. 1900-20. All are marked sterling or English silver and have figural player decoration on top including a Vardon like golfer: EX-MT $275.00-$375.00 $170.00
  54 Unusual wire golf sculpture c. 1960's. Marked "Kinetic Sculpture" on base this wire figural golfer is electric and swings at a suspended ball when activated: VG-EX $75.00-$100.00 $15.00
  55 Golf lot to include: Unopened box of Spalding "Top Flite" golf balls c.1965. Twelve count box w/four packs of three balls from the inaugural year of issue for its' type: EX-MT along with several ball mark fixers and a group of 24 autographed golf envelopes incl. Nancy Lopez: EX-MT $80.00-$100.00 $50.00
  56 1984 LPGA Player's guide with numerous autographs. Signatures incl. Betsy King, Nancy Lopez: EX $30.00-$45.00 $20.00
See a Picture of this Item 57 Collection of golf related toys and collectibles to include: Blown glass shot glass w/painted golf scene (slight rim chip): EX; Putting mouse tin toy marked Japan: EX; "Hole in One Bank" electric action bank marked Shields, Japan: EX ; Wooden jointed golf figure marked Twistum Toys,CA: VG-EX and an battery operated golf nightlight: EX. Very interesting group of period golf items. $175.00-$250.00 $175.00
  58 Lot of ten golf pieces including matted golf magazine advertisements, tin relief playing course, Currier & Ives Bobby Jones engraving from Fortune Magazine, Tom Watson autographed program: EX $70.00-$90.00 $130.00
  58a Lot of three golf related trophies. All are two handled loving cups incl. 1917 Cape May Golf Club:Range GD-EX $50.00-$80.00 $50.00
  59 Modern decorative golf print after a Clement Fowler 1913 watercolor. Color litho. of a golfer in full swing, 12"x16" matted and framed: NM $40.00-$65.00 $70.00
  60 Arnold Palmer's Indoor Golf Course game in its' original box. Plastic putter with figure of Palmer attached, includes scorecards and game pieces. Made by the L. Marx Co., box features color image of Palmer and has some chipping on one lid end: EX $70.00-$90.00 $20.00
See a Picture of this Item 61 Early golf ball marker c. 1920's. Marked Chicago Screw Co. with a Patent date of 1918, light age wear: EX $200.00-$240.00 $175.00
See a Picture of this Item 62 Rare set of golf stereoview photo cards in their orig. leather bound case c. 1920's. Numbered set of 50 cards each having two images of a player including Bobby Jones, Gene Sarazen, Willie MacFarlane. Issued by the Keystone View Co. and marked Volume 1, beautiful collection with all images retaining original contrast and clarity: Box: VG-EX, Cards: NM $1,000.00-$1,400.00 $1,750.00
  62a 1903 golf trophy. Presented by the Mt. Everett Golf Club to Fannie Hotchkiss for Approaching and Putting, two handled cup with a chip on the rim. 5" tall by Derby silverplate: VG $50.00-$65.00 $30.00
  63 Sam Snead Granger tobacco advertisement c. 1940's. Color litho ad on cardboard picturing Snead holding a club and smoking a pipe, 14 1/2"x20" matted and framed: EX-EX/MT $200.00-$300.00 $400.00
See a Picture of this Item 64 Fine set of three Wilson golf die cut counter advertisements c. 1950's. Each features a player including Lloyd Mangrum, Sam Snead, and Gene Sarazen; 12" tall each with easel back stands intact. Snead has a crease at his chin otherwise all three have light age wear: Range EX-EX/MT $500.00-$650.00 $1,700.00
See a Picture of this Item 65 Walter Hagen Lucky Strike cigarette cardboard advertising sign c. 1940's. Colorful sign picturing a bust shot of Hagen in swing, 7"x10" with minimal wear: EX-MT $325.00-$425.00 $675.00
See a Picture of this Item 66 Complete store display of Tommy Armour golf balls in original packaging. Four unopened packages of three balls each housed in their original cardboard display box with an illustration of Armour on backboard. Made by the Worthington Golf Co.: NM $300.00-$450.00 $325.00
  67 Lot of misc. vintage golf balls incl. Lona Wear in their orig. box, Spalding "Honor" ball (repainted areas), Acushnet Grade A. 13 total balls: Range GD-NM $75.00-$125.00 $30.00
  68 Lot of four mesh cover golf balls including: Fairway c.1930's, Dunlop "Olympic", Whippet c.1920's, and D&M "cricket" c.1920's: Range VG-VG/EX $120.00-$160.00 $60.00
See a Picture of this Item 69 Lot of two fine condition Spalding golf balls: "Dimple" with April 11, 99 Pat. date: EX-MT and a mesh cover ball w/orange and blue squares c. 1920's: EX-MT $175.00-$250.00 $200.00
  70 Lot of five early dimple style golf balls including "Bob' Dot", Craig Wood model, Blue Dart, Silver King c. 1900 and Wright & Ditson Eagle: Range GD-EX $275.00-$350.00 $70.00
  71 Lot of five early mesh cover golf balls incl. Graybar, Red Flash, Trump, Partridge: Range VG-EX $275.00-$325.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 72 Unusual Spalding "PGA 3" mesh cover golf ball c. 1930's. Triangular shaped pattern with "Geer Patent Cover" and "Needled" printed on sides, very clean condition: EX $150.00-$170.00 $150.00
See a Picture of this Item 73 Rare Haskell Bramble style golf ball c. 1900. Retains 70% of its' orig. surface, marked "Haskell Remade" at poles: VG-VG/EX $400.00-$500.00 $140.00
See a Picture of this Item 74 Spalding "Dot Bramble" golf ball c. 1900. Retains original surface with moderate overal wear: VG-VG/EX $250.00-$350.00 $140.00
  75 Vintage golf ball "starter" collection. Includes a handmade wooden golf ball display case that holds 49 balls along with eight vintage golf balls including: Two "Colonel Practice" balls c. 1910, NYCAA ball c.1909, Two Reach "Eagle" balls c. 1920, and a Royal 3 ball w/six sided dimples: Case: NM, Balls: Range VG-NM $400.00-$450.00 $90.00
  76 Lot of six early gutta percha golf balls incl. line cut and bramble styles c. 1890-1910. All have moderate to heavy usage wear with several markings visible but unclear to us incl. star symbol at one pole, maker's mark in a circle, etc: Range GD-VG $270.00-$370.00 $190.00
See a Picture of this Item 77 Henley's "King" model line cut gutta percha golf ball c. 1890-1905. Exhibits moderate usage wear retaining majority of its' markings: VG $200.00-$300.00 $160.00
See a Picture of this Item 78 Rare "Vardon Flyer" bramble style gutta percha golf ball by Spalding c. 1900. Early endorsed ball named after Harry Vardon, this example has heavy wear to its' surface but retains very clear markings and intact form: VG $350.00-$450.00 $300.00
See a Picture of this Item 79 Extremely rare "Diamond Gutta" gutta percha golf ball by Whit & Barnes Co. c. 1895. Desirable early ball with diamond pattern line cut design, retains original markings incl. maker and patent date. Has some indentations from striking but retains its' orig. form and the vast majority of its' surface. Seldom offered style of early ball: VG $800.00-$1,200.00 $400.00
See a Picture of this Item 80 "Caddie" golf related cigar box c. 1930's. Lidded mahogany box with decorative interior label picturing a youth with golf clubs, retains orig. tax stampings and incised markings: EX-EX/MT $350.00-$450.00 $280.00
See a Picture of this Item 81 Rare 1928 National Amateur Golf Championship program. 65 page publication featuring players and hole descriptions including Bobby Jones: EX $425.00-$500.00 $1,300.00
  82 Lot of two wooden shaft golf clubs: Walter Hagen pitching wedge c. 1920's: EX and a Gene Sarazen putter by Thos. Wilson Co.: EX $175.00-$250.00 $280.00
  83 Lot of two "Junior" model wooden shaft golf clubs by Burke Mfg. Co. c. 1920's. Each is child's size incl. a putter and mid-iron: VG-EX $75.00-$130.00 $50.00
See a Picture of this Item 84 "Calamity Jane" model putter c.1931 by Spalding. Famous wooden shaft club bearing the fasc. signature of Robert T. Jones, has typical usage wear retaining original leather grip and bold markings: EX $150.00-$250.00 $270.00
See a Picture of this Item 85 Schenectady" model putter by Harry C. Lee Co. c. 1903-15. Wooden shaft putter with bold mftr. markings and Patent date: EX $150.00-$200.00 $220.00
See a Picture of this Item 86 "Huntly" model wooden shaft putter c.1920. Unusual grooved handle with Patent date, clean condition: EX $200.00-$250.00 $170.00
  87 Wooden shaft putter by D.W. Clark Co. c. 1920: EX $70.00-$90.00 $100.00
  88 Lot of two modern era golf putters: Unusual wooden shaft golf putter by the Vulcan Golf Co., cylindrical shaped putter designed to eliminate stubbing: EX and a MacGregor "Response" model putter, unused with orig. blade protector intact: NM $300.00-$350.00 $50.00
  89 Lot of two modern era "Bobby Grace Co." model putters. Each exhibits minimal use and are marked KBI-Scottsdale: NM $200.00-300.00 $45.00
See a Picture of this Item 90 Lot of three Ping Golf Co. putters c. 1970's. High quality group of metal shaft putters all with the Karsten Mfg. Co. ,Phoenix markings. Includes an unusual rect. shaped head putter, all three retain their orig. leather grips w/Ping trademark: EX-EX/MT $350.00-$450.00 $130.00
  91 Lot of two Ping Golf Co. putters c. 1960-70's. Includes "Anser" model with Karsten Mfg. Co.,Phoenix markings, has medium usage wear and retains orig. leather grip: EX and am "Anser" model with Karsten Mfg. Co., Phoenix markings, has light usage wear and retains orig. leather grip: EX $400.00-$500.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 92 Ping "Cushion" model putter c. 1960's. Fine quality golf club with Scottsdale,AZ markings and "Line Rite" leather grip. Has light usage wear: EX $400.00-$500.00 $170.00
See a Picture of this Item 93 Ping "Kushin" model putter c.1960's. Fine quality golf club with Scottsdale,AZ markings and "Pro Only" leather grip. Light overall usage wear: EX $400.00-$500.00 $170.00
See a Picture of this Item 94 Unused Ping "Anser" model putter. Modern era club with Scottsdale Anser, Made in U.S.A. markings. Includes its' original leather club sheath: NM $275.00-$375.00 $100.00
  95 Lot of two Ping Golf Co. putters c.1960-70's. Both are "Anser" models by Karsten Mfg. Co.,Phoenix markings with one having a "Pro Only" leather grip and the other a simple black leather grip. Each exhibits light usage wear: EX $400.00-$500.00 $90.00
  96 Wooden golf club display stand. Modern rectangular stand which has the ability to display 20 golf clubs, pine with a walnut color stain: EX $65.00-$85.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 97 "Folda Fairway" golfing practice machine c. 1940's. Wooden receptacle with a ball suspended from top to be hit for distance and scoring ratings. Made by the A.E. Peterson Co,CA it retains all of its' original parts incl. ball and wooden footboard. 36" tall: EX $275.00-$375.00 $160.00
  98 Misc. lot of early sports items to include: Green and white football jersey c. 1940's marked Alex Taylor Co., several early small bill caps, vintage basketball shorts, several sports booklets and guides: Range VG-EX $75.00-$125.00 $170.00
  99 Spalding baseball jersey c. 1900. Youth size button down jersey with high collar, red "PAA" lettering on front. Retains orig. Spalding tag: VG $75.00-$125.00 $70.00
  100 Lot of two vintage baseball cards incl. 1960 Topps Kaline: VG $20.00-$30.00 $15.00
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