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 1001 1936 Pep Young Pittsburgh Pirates home uniform. Off white flannell jersey with blue script lettering and red piping from a fine Pirate player. Retains orig. Spalding tag and red chain stitched name in collar as well as #26 on back. Has some wear to piping on back of collar includes a few restitching areas but otherwise remains in as issued condition with typical age wear. Includes original off-white with blue trim pants retaining Spalding tag and chain stitched name. Early Pirates uniforms of this quality rarely become available for public sale: EX-MT $3,000.00-$4,000.00 $1,300.00
  1002 "Chevalier" baseball uniform c. 1915-20. Cream with red trim uniform incl. sleeve emblem by James Brine Co.,Boston. Includes jersey, pants, socks, and hat: EX $275.00-$375.00 $240.00
  1003 Lot of two store model baseball gloves incl. Bucky Walters four finger RHT model by Reach: VG, and Enos Slaughter RHT model #651 by Wilson: VG $140.00-$160.00 $50.00
See a Picture of this Item 1004 Rare and Important 1901 Opening game photograph of Bennett Park. Sepia tone cabinet photo taken at the Opening game of the the American League Detroit Tigers who played the Milwaukee Brewers. Bennett Park was one of the great early wooden ballparks which opened in 1896 named after catcher Charlie Bennett who was one of the first players to challenge the reserve clause. The park was located in the Irish "Corktown" section of Detroit and although the stadium was eventually replaced the site remained as the longest running site for professional sports in America with the 1999 Detroit Tigers playing on the exact location in Tiger Stadium. Image is taken from the right field bleachers and the large overflow crowd is clearly visible with players lined up by home plate with umpire. 6"x8" on orig. mount retaining fairly strong clarity and contrast. 1999 will be the last year for play at Tiger Stadium and this exact image was featured on the season ticket holders ticket book after the second game ticket: EX-EX/MT $1,600.00-$2,000.00 $1,000.00
  1005 Vintage football equip. lot of two pieces to include: Pair of leather reeded shin guards c.1915: EX and melon style ball c.1910-20: GD $75.00-$125.00 $100.00
  1006 Lot of five pieces of vintage sports equipment to include: Child's spider mask c. 1910, Spalding hard cover scorebook c. 1920, Child's fielder's glove by Ken Wel c. 1920, Empty baseball box w/graphics c. 1920, and an empty Spalding National League baseball twelve count box c. 1930's: Range GD-EX/MT $125.00-$175.00 $190.00
See a Picture of this Item 1007 Rare Spalding Fielder's figural baseball trophy c. 1915-20. The rarest of the five trophy set the offered example is seldom seen, graceful fielder reaching for a ball standing on metal platform. Silverplated base is uninscribed and retains wooden painted base with Dieges & Clust metal tag. Trophy retains wonderful unpolished original patina and has only light overall age wear. There is a small repair to ankles where one had cracked and the other was loose which is noticed upon close inspection. 16" tall: EX-EX/MT $3,500.00-$4,500.00 $2,500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1008 Rare Spalding Catcher figural baseball trophy c. 1915-20. One of the most desirable from the set noted for its' detail and craftsmanship. Catcher in full gear kneeling on top of a large ball with Spalding logo, has some light surface scratches but retains fine unpolished patina. Wooden base is a reproduction of the original executed to exact measurements. Opportunity to acquire a very rare trophy at an appropriate pricing level given the base replacement. This trophy was sold in our February 1999 auction and payment was not received from an unscrupulous bidder and is being re-offered: EX-MT (With note to base replacement) $3,000.00-$3,500.00 $2,300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1009 Rare Spalding Pitcher figural baseball trophy c. 1915-20. Second rarest of the five piece set the offered trophy features a large pitcher following through atop an oversized ball with Spalding logo. Has some surface scratching and a small indentation on one side but retains majority of its' original silverplating. Wooden base is a reproduction of the original executed to exact measurements. Impressive 20" total height: EX (With note to base replacement) $2,500.00-$3,000.00 $2,300.00
  1010 Spalding knit football jersey c. 1920s. Blue and grey jersey with red numbers and white striping on sleeves, retains Spalding tag in tail. Has typical age wear: VG-EX $200.00-$300.00 $230.00
  1011 Vintage football equipment lot to include: Spalding reeded pants c. 1910, Varsity model football, and a pair of Goldsmith leather shoulder pads: Range VG-EX $140.00-$170.00 $260.00
See a Picture of this Item 1012 Leather strap style football helmet c. 1900-1910. Padded leather helmet with dog ear protactors and "spoke" design on top. Has some light damage to spokes and chn strap is apart: VG-VG/EX $500.00-$600.00 $650.00
See a Picture of this Item 1013 Canvas strap style football helmet c. 1890-1910. Early helmet in clean original condition, unmarked with padding and chin strap intact: EX $575.00-$675.00 $1,300.00
  1014 Lot of two pieces of early football equipment to include: leather football helmet with elastic forehead piece and dog ear pads c.1910-20: GD-VG and a Spalding bladder style football c. 1910 with team games and scores printed on ball: VG $225.00-$325.00 $280.00
See a Picture of this Item 1015 1926 Notre Dame football team photograph. Composite arrangement of the team with the Academy providing a stunning backdrop, players are pictured in uniform with two photos of Knute Rockne in the sky. 10"x14" marked H.C. Elmore, S. Bend Indiana on reverse: EX-MT $475.00-$575.00 $325.00
  1016 1897 Victor Sptg. Goods football equipment catalog. Paper booklet with nice early equipment photos: EX $125.00-$150.00 $120.00
See a Picture of this Item 1017 Christy Walsh presentation football humidor c. 1930's. Spalding leather football that has been hollowed out to make a cigar humidor. Mounted on a wooden plaque with brass identification placard, ball is signed by three people incl. Knute Rockne but signatures are faded to rate 2-4 out of 10. Great unusual football item: EX $575.00-$775.00 $425.00
See a Picture of this Item 1018 1911 football figural trophy. Large melon style ball with engraving to Sunnyside Football team" on front and players names on back. 10" tall with ball mounted on pedestal decorated in repousse floral pattern, stamped Meriden Silversmiths on bottom. Has some surface wear incl. two small indentations, very attractive: EX-EX/MT $600.00-$800.00 $850.00
See a Picture of this Item 1019 Lot of two "All-America Board of Football" advertising posters c. 1929. Each is paper stock sign featuring images of the board incl. Rockne, Warner. Issued by Christy Walsh syndicate with light mailing fold lines, sizes range from 18"x21" to 18"x23": EX $300.00-$400.00 $425.00
  1020 H" football team photograph c. 1910-15. Studio portrait of 20 young players in uniform including two African Americans, 11"x17" matted and framed in a walnut frame: EX $175.00-$275.00 $130.00
  1021 1935 Univ. of Detroit football team panoramic photograph. B&W image of the team in early uniforms lined up on the field, 7"x44" framed with pleasing stadium background: EX-MT $275.00-$350.00 $110.00
See a Picture of this Item 1022 Morril's Patent football noseguard c. 1890's. Early rubber noseguard with Morril's stamping, retains original head strap with medium usage wear: EX $400.00-$475.00 $400.00
See a Picture of this Item 1023 Football noseguard c. 1891. Early elongated ruber guard with stamped Patent date on interior, "HA" carved on outside. Retains original mouthpiece and head strap: EX $400.00-$475.00 $425.00
  1024 Princeton Alumni football trophy c. 1930's. Large silverplated loving cup trophy with engraving of a player running with ball and an embossed enameled Princeton seal mounted on a round wooden base. Team name engraved on back , wooden base retains Dieges & Clust tag. Trophy has some wear to silvering retaining orig. unpolished surface. Impressive 22" total height: EX $500.00-$700.00 $250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1025 "International Football Association" color lithographic print c. 1890's. Large 20"x32" print of a game scene at Richmond between England and Scotland. European rules game image retains original mount which has staining and original frame: VG $675.00-$875.00 $275.00
  1026 Lot of two early D&M baseball pieces: Empty baseball glove box c. 1910-20, colorful box w/Lucky Dog logo for model G8D glove, has heavy wear including staining and creases: PR-GD and a D&M Sptg. Goods paper advertisement c.1920, 9"x15" picturing various early equipment: EX-MT $275.00-$375.00 $150.00
See a Picture of this Item 1027 1921 Boston Red Sox panoramic photograph. Handsome sepia tone image of the team lined up at Fenway Park with beautiful stadium backgorund scenery. Players incl. Pennock, Duffy, McInnis, and Bush; 8"x35" framed in a gilt molded edge frame. Has a few light surface wrinkles and an area of creasing at far right border:EX $1,300.00-$1,600.00 $1,150.00
  1028 Boston style football cap by Spalding c. 1902. Black small bill cap with red script lettering issued from St. John's school stamped Spalding inside lining along with ball shaped 1902 program and a pewter medla w/ribbon: EX $475.00-$575.00 $45.00
See a Picture of this Item 1029 D&M baseball trophy c. 1926. Silverplated loving cup with batter on front and ball finial on lid. Embossed Lucky Dog emblem at bottom of base, 18" tall marked Essex Silverplate Co. on bottom. Very clean overall lines: EX-MT $1,500.00-$1,800.00 $1,250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1030 1920 D&M figural baseball trophy. Two handled loving cup seated on a black wooden base inscribed to team on front. Early Lucky Dog logo at bottom of base, lid has a figural batter for a finial. Trophy has some indentations from age wear and one foot of the batter has been resoldered for stability some time ago. We've never encountered this particular D&M trophy before, obtained from a New England estate: VG/EX-EX $1,500.00-$1,900.00 $1,350.00
  1031 1907 Chicago White Sox silk banner.Rare piece pictures a photo of the A.L. Champion White Sox on a hanging silk banner. Banner has heavy age wear incl. fraying and color fading, retains some display qualities 18"x30" framed: PR-GD $375.00-$575.00 $180.00
  1032 Joe Cronin Official AL baseball with original box c. 1959-73. Ball has very light soiling in areas, box is very clean: EX-EX/MT $150.00-$225.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1033 Warren Giles Official N.L. baseball with orig. box c. 1951-1969. Ball is clean with only light age toning, box is very clean: EX-MT $375.00-$475.00 $170.00
See a Picture of this Item 1034 William Harridge Official A.L. baseball with orig. box c. 1934-55. Ball is clean with only slight age toning, box is intact with portions of its' orig. paper seal: EX-MT $375.00-$475.00 $800.00
  1035 William Harridge Official A.L. baseball with orig. bag c.1934-55. Ball has moderate usage wear with soiling, bag is fairly clean: VG $200.00-$300.00 $800.00
See a Picture of this Item 1036 Rare William Harridge Official A.L. baseball with orig. box c.1931-34. Scarce red & blue stitched ball from early in Harridge years, ball has some age toning and a few staining spots. Box is fairly clean with a portion of its' orig. paper seal: Ball: VG-EX, Box: EX $350.00-$450.00 $900.00
See a Picture of this Item 1037 Rare Ernest Barnard Official A.L. baseball sealed in its' orig. box c. 1927-1931. Among the most difficult Official balls to obtain sealed in box due to limited production period the offered example is sealed in box with orig. paper seal. Seal has a few slight breaks at joints but is intact, box has a few minor abrasions: EX-MT $1,000.00-$1,400.00 $2,600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1038 Reach Official A.L. baseball c. 1915-25. Fairly clean off white ball with bold stampings: EX $400.00-$500.00 $1,250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1039 Rare Spalding Offiicial N.L. baseball with orig. box c. 1910. Clean unused ball with only a few age spots, box is missing top and has some general age wear: EX-EX/MT $975.00-$1,175.00 $1,250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1040 Estate collection of three 19th century baseballs to include: Figure eight style ball c.1870-80: VG and a pair of matching belt style baseballs c. 1870-80. Each has "H" formation stitching with dual tone leather sections, 9" diameter each. Very rare form of baseball and non existent in quantities: EX-EX/MT $800.00-$1,100.00 $1,700.00
See a Picture of this Item 1041 Lemon peel style baseball c. 1850-60's. Four piece dark brown leather ball with hand stitched double lacings, 8" diameter with clean surface: EX-EX/MT $500.00-$650.00 $700.00
See a Picture of this Item 1042 John Tener testimonial souvenir baseball. Miniature ball stamped and dated 1911, given out at a dinner honoring John Tener: VG $275.00-$375.00 $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1043 D&M "King of the Field" baseball with its' original box c. 1910-15. Lightly toned ball with Lucky Dog logo accompanied by rare complete box with decorative design: EX-MT $750.00-$850.00 $500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1044 Oct. 27, 1910 Souvenir miniature baseball glove given in honor of the World Champion Phila. A's. White leather glove measures 5" long with exacting detail by Reach. Printed on glove is title denoting the A's as World Champs, missing strap button: EX $375.00-$475.00 $625.00
See a Picture of this Item 1045 Rare 1913 Philadelphia Athletics "World's Champions" trophy ball. Wonderful folk art hand painted wooden ball with red and black stitching and gilt background paint. Elephant symbol painted on back side has losses to its' gold leaf paint but is clearly visible. Ball retains a desirable original surface with light age wear to the paint, very unusual early trophy ball relating to the A's dynasty: EX $2,750.00-$3,500.00 DNS
  1046 1939 Cedar Rapids game worn baseball jersey. Cream with red and blue trim jersey by Wilson, missing Centennial patch on sleeve. Retains orig. #12 on back: EX $275.00-$375.00 $60.00
See a Picture of this Item 1047 Rare D&M baseball hanging advertising sign c. 1915-20. Ball shaped cardboard sign with color tinted details, has two string holes at top for suspension. 12" diameter, very unusual form: EX-EX/MT $650.00-$850.00 $575.00
  1048 Vintage Umpire's baseball equipment collection of Frank Kitch c.1930-40's. Lot of six pieces from the Canadian-American League Umpire to include: Official baseball (clear coated w/screw hole), 1940 League pass, Huge Wilson Umpire's mask, pair of cleats, pair of smooth face shin guards, and an inflatable umpire's chest protector bladder: Range VG-EX $475.00-$575.00 $170.00
  1049 Large lot of vintage sports equipment c. 1940-50's. Includes boxing gloves, chest protector, catcher's mask, mini bats: Range VG-EX $50.00-$75.00 $90.00
See a Picture of this Item 1050 Early Univ. of Virginia baseball equipment lot with possible relation to Happy Chandler c. 1915-25. Includes a Virginia pennant, Univ. of Virginia "Boston" style baseball cap (small bill stamped Spalding inside), and a studio cabinet photo of a Virginia player in uniform signed by Happy Chandler. Unusual group in that Chandler never attended Virginia and it although the photo slightly resembles him we do not believe it to be him. The signature however is almost definitively that of Chandler and signed in the period. We conclude that he signed this photo possibly to a friend at Virginia as he attended Kentucky, nonetheless a fine group of period equipment. Lot also includes two early athletic hats: Range VG-EX/MT $400.00-$500.00 $120.00
  1051 1870 Trophy baseball. White and green painted figure eight style ball with 1870 date and score, has wear to the paint incl. losses: GD-VG $250.00-$350.00 $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1052 Rare 1906 NY Giants team cabinet photograph. Stellar early image of the team in full uniform posed in two rows on a field in Los Angeles, CA incl. McGraw, Bresnahan, McGinnity, Wiltse, and Frank Burke from whose estate this photo originated. Strang is wearing his famous "World's Champions" jersey which was only worn for one year after the 1905 Championship. Image size is 6"x8" with original mount trimmed to image borders retaining excellent contrast and clarity, photo by The Towers Co., Los Angeles. Christy Mathewson is not in the photo as most likely this was a pre or post season barnstorming game. Very rare team image of the period: EX $2,000.00-$2,500.00 DNS
  1053 Lot of eight miniature baseball bats including NY Yankees, HOF: EX $50.00-$75.00 $20.00
See a Picture of this Item 1054 Tris Speaker miniature decal bat c. 1910-15. 18" L.Slugger model 27 bat with a beautiful Tris Speaker decal in original condition. Decal is approx. 95% intact with no restoration and original surface, desirable size bat in very fine condition: EX/MT-NM $1,400.00-$1,600.00 $1,150.00
See a Picture of this Item 1055 Stanley "Bucky" Harris store model bat c. 1920-30's. 35" L.S. 40 BH with only minor usage wear: EX-MT $200.00-$300.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 1056 Paul Waner store model bat c. 1930's. 33" L.S. 40 PW model with nice dark brown patina, light usage wear: EX-MT $250.00-$300.00 $90.00
See a Picture of this Item 1057 Tris Speaker store model bat c. 1915-20's. 33" L.S. 40 TS model with only light usage wear and bold stampings: EX-MT $400.00-$500.00 $225.00
See a Picture of this Item 1058 Rare Roger Bresnahan Spalding autograph model bat c. 1910-15. Very clean 32" bat with flawless stampings and attractive graining: NM $600.00-$700.00 $350.00
See a Picture of this Item 1059 Unique D&M "Special" mushroom handled decal bat c. 1900. Top quality 34" bat with defined graining and tapered mushroom style handle, early Lucky Dog logo at center of bat. Barrell displays a beautiful color decal with logo, bats, balls, and floral garniture remaining approx. 80-85% intact. We've never encountered another mushroom handle decal bat from D&M: EX-MT $1,750.00-$2,500.00 $2,200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1060 Early Reach ring bat c. 1880's. 35" tapered handle bat with bold red and black pained ring at center portion retaining 85% original paint. Uncracked with fine original surface, seldom offered form in top condition: EX-EX/MT $1,000.00-$1,500.00 $675.00
  1060a Die Cut Baseball Player c. 1880's. Red and white striped cardboard player probably cut form a period advertising sign. 11" tall holding an exact copy of the bat offered in Lot #1060. Mounted and framed in a period serpentine glass front frame: EX-EX/MT $300.00-$400.00 $300.00
  1061 Lot of two early baseball bats to include: Winchester model #2400, 34" with handle tape and bold logo stamping: EX and a "West Chester Bates Bat", 34" w/handle tape and typical age wear: VG $300.00-$500.00 $300.00
See a Picture of this Item 1062 Rare Gavvy Cravath game used baseball bat c. 1921-31. 35" L.S. 125 model bat with "Cravath" in bold block letters on barrell, has a handle crack with several small tack nails and an area of dead wood on back of barrel. Cravath was one of the premier home run hitters of his era playing from 1908-1920 primarily for the Philadelphia Phillies. He led the league five times in home runs hitting 24 homers for the 1915 Phillies an impressive number for the period. Bat was produced after his active playing career, accompanied by a letter of authenticity from David Bushing: VG $700.00-$900.00 $400.00
See a Picture of this Item 1063 Luis Aparicio game used baseball bat c. 1960's. 35" L.S. 125 model bat with bold stampings and S44 on knob end, uncracked showing light usage wear. Aparicio was one of the premier shortstops of his era and was elected to the HOF in 1984, signed by Bill Dickey on barrell end of bat which is removeable if so desired: EX-MT $500.00-$750.00 $400.00
See a Picture of this Item 1064 Rare Tris Speaker game used baseball bat c. 1921-28. 34 1/2" L.S. 125 model bat is cracked at handle and exhibits a tapered knob. Bold stampings and trademark remain intact, bat has very defined graining with desirable original color and surface. Speaker was one of the greatest hitters in Major League history with a lifetime batting average of .344 and was one of the original inductees to the HOF. Very seldom offered game bat from a premier player of the period. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from David Bushing: EX-EX/MT $6,000.00-$8,000.00 $7,500.00
See a Picture of this Item 1065 1065. Louisville Slugger store display bat rack c. 1950's. Cast iron revolving rack with six removable arms atop a platform base retaining 90% of their original gold wash surface. Orig. plastic advertising sign intact with very little wear, one arm has a smal chip on end. 47" tall in fine condition: EX-MT $1,300.00-$1,600.00 $1,400.00
  1066 Lot of six early sporting goods catalogue related pieces to include: 1912, 1922 Spalding catalogues, 1928 Reach catalog, 1928 Partridge catalog, and a color sample page of Spalding catcher's mitts c.1900: Range VG-EX/MT $130.00-$170.00 $425.00
See a Picture of this Item 1067 Scarce Monarch Sporting Goods Co. "Boys Delight" base ball box c. 1870-80. Incredibly rare fiberboard box that once held one dozen baseballs, retains both bottom and lid with metal corner joints intact. End panel features an applied paper label with company name, ball type, and a beautiful color litho. game scene. This is the first intact example that we've encountered and due to obvious fragility and age will most likely be the only copy we'll handle. Stunning: EX-MT $3,500.00-$4,500.00 $1,675.00
  1068 Winchester baseball bat cardboard advertising sign c. 1920's. Partial panel from a large folding screen arrangement picturing four bats and a bat bag in color, "WIN" at top for beginning of Winchester title. 18"x40" with damage including tears, creasing, and abrasions: GD-VG $275.00-$375.00 $50.00
See a Picture of this Item 1069 Winchester baseball catcher's equipment cardboard advertising sign c. 1920's. Full color litho. sign picturing various piece of vintage equipment, 18"x40" with very little wear, framed: EX-MT $900.00-$1,100.00 $1,250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1070 Winchester baseball equipment cardboard advertising sign c. 1920's. Color litho. sign picturing bats and balls with some light surface soiling and age toning. 18"x40" in its' original wooden frame that was once part of a folding screen store display: EX $900.00-$1,100.00 $700.00
See a Picture of this Item 1071 Phila. Athletics road jersey c. 1952-53. Grey flannell shirt with blue trim retaining orig. "A" on front and #37 on back. Pearson Sporting Goods label inside collar, has minor usage wear including a few small stains, missing top button and second button is a period replacement. Worn by Marion Fricano in the last few seasons with the A's in Philadelphia: EX $1,400.00-$1,600.00 $1,000.00
See a Picture of this Item 1072 Chuck Bednarik game worn jersey c. 1962. Green knit jersey with #60 on front and back worn by the Eagle great in Spring Training and in warm weather September games. Retains original Champion label on tail and is signed by Bednarik on back. Shows light overall wear: EX-MT $2,000.00-$3,000.00 $1,100.00
  1073 Early Princeton University scrapbook c. 1890-1905. Large period book with dozens of early sports programs, tickets, awards, photographs, and general ephemera. Includes orig. owners 1931 Alumni hat: Range VG-NM $1,300.00-$1,600.00 $900.00
See a Picture of this Item 1074 Rare Ted Williams store model basebal glove in its' orig. box .1940's. Clean Wilson model #A2210 RHT with fasc. autograph retaining 95% of its' orig. silver, light if any usage. Box is complete with one lid apron separated at joints. This is the first example of this Williams model glove in box that we've handled: EX-MT $1,500.00-$2,000.00 $800.00
See a Picture of this Item 1075 Rare Ty Cobb Brand fielders glove c. 1910-15. Black leather RHT young adult size glove with cloth patch featuring Ty Cobb fasc. signature and W.O. Jarvis Co. logo. Glove has a fine patina with original color, has a small hole at bottom of middle finger in the inside of glove otherwise light age wear. Scarce early endorsed piece of equipment: EX $1,250.00-$1,500.00 $1,150.00
  1076 Lot of two early baseball team photographs c. 1890-1900. Includes Univ. of Penn. with players in uniform posed in a studio setting and "C" team with players in uniform in studio setting. Both have damage incl. border chips: GD/VG-VG $75.00-$125.00 $70.00
See a Picture of this Item 1077 Rare Pittsburgh Pirates team cabinet photograph c. 1896. Wonderful image of the team in full uniform posed outdoors with equipment visible incl. workman's gloves and bats. Players incl. Jake Beckely and Louis Bierbauer for whom the team is named, 10"x14" on original mount which has been trimmed to edge of photo. Stamped W.S. Bell & Co., Pittsburgh photographers, back has some staining and is dated in pencil "1896". Very early professional team photo with note to its' size: EX $1,750.00-$2,500.00 $1,200.00
  1078 Lot of six vintage baseball photographs to include: Geo. Burke 4"x6" photos of Pete Gray and Chuck Klein, 1937 wire photo of Hornsby and Bottomley, two Pirates photos incl. Carey, Traynor c.1920's, and a 1944 St. Louis Browns team photo, 8"x10": Range EX-NM $225.00-$300.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1079 Rare "Standard" base ball wooden display box c. 1880-90. Hinged lid box with twelve sectioned divider inside for ball display in retail stores. Exterior has great graphic of hand holding a ball, 10x13" in fine original condition with only one small moisture ring in the finish lower right area of the lid. Rare early equipment display oriented piece: EX-EX/MT $2,000.00-$2,500.00 $3,100.00
  1080 Lot of two 19th cent. baseball color litho. framed items: Game scene book plate form 1864 "The American Boy's Book of Sports" by Fitzgerald: EX and die cut paper advertisemrnt for the "Little Giant Suit" w/kids playing baseball: EX $75.00-$130.00 $90.00
See a Picture of this Item 1081 1927 Reach figural baseball trophy. Silverplated ball with Official A.L. markings atop a pedestal flanked by two bats and a ball. 11" tall with team name engraved on base, retains fine original unpolished patina: EX-EX/MT $800.00-$1,100.00 $1,000.00
See a Picture of this Item 1082 Coin operated Exhibit Card machine c. 1930's. Green painted metal case with embossed mfg. lettering on base, 7" wide x 10" tall with two card display sheet. Five cents per card: EX $300.00-$400.00 $350.00
See a Picture of this Item 1083 Rare 1912 Chicago White Sox panoramic photograph. Sepia tone image of the team lined up in uniform posed on the field at Fenway Park May 20, 1912. Players are identified under photo incl. Nixey Callahan, Kid Gleason, Doc White, Buck Weaver, and Ed Walsh. 7"x34" marked Glines photo, Boston with virtually no wear. Pristine early image of the Sox: NM $2,000.00-$2,500.00 $3,000.00
  1084 Lot of three early baseball pieces to include: 1867 Yale University Nine baseball Dinner invitation w/player graphic: VG, Two page section from "Puck" with NY Metropolitan illustration, and a "Western Base Ball Club" team photo, 8"x10" on original mount w/players names printed in block lettering (image is faded): Range VG-EX $140.00-$200.00 $80.00
  1085 Lot of sixty-four vintage sports photographs c. 1920-40's. Includes various sports, sizes range from 2"x3" to 5"x7": Range VG-NM $50.00-$75.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1086 1929 Chicago Cubs team panoramic photograph. Black and white image of the NL Champions taken in Wrigley Field incl. Hornsby, Cuyler, Hartnett. 9"x22" by Kaufmann & Fabry photographers, Chicago with two vertical fold line creases. Fine clarity and cotrast: EX $475.00-$575.00 $475.00
See a Picture of this Item 1087 1922 Philadelphia Athletics team panotamic photograph. Sepia tone image of the team lined up on a field with players incl. Dykes, Rommel, Perkins, and Danny Murphy. 9"x26" matted and framed marked Nat.'l Press photographers, Cleveland. Pictures the A's just before their climb to a second dynasty in the mid to late 1920's: EX-MT $1,200.00-$1,500.00 $650.00
  1088 Lot of three early paper pieces with relation to Honus Wagner to include: 1904 National League schedule booklet issued by Sporting Life w/composite photos of the NL teams incl. Pittsburgh: VG, 1917 congratulatory letter sent to Wagner regarding the Pirates managing position: EX, and a page from a booklet w/1902 trophy: VG $150.00-$225.00 $140.00
See a Picture of this Item 1089 Lot of three rare real photo postcards with relation to Honus Wagner c. 1905-1915. Includes partial Pittsburgh team photo and two postcards with Wagner and another gentleman: Range VG-EX/MT $800.00-$1,000.00 $275.00
  1090 Lot of three early photographs with relation to Honus Wagner to include: 4"x5" image of Wagner pulling a horse drawn carriage c. 1900-1905: VG, 5"x7" photo of Wagner driving an early automobile w/kids c.1930's: VG, and a 1902 team photo of the McConaughy Indians baseball team posed w/Honus Wagner, 7"x9": EX $400.00-$600.00 $450.00
See a Picture of this Item 1091 Fine lot of seven vintage Honus Wagner related photographs c. 1910-40. Includes 4"x5" photo of Wagner w/fishing buddies, 4"x6" photo of Wagner holding a dog in a stadium, three 8"x10" sepia tone photos of Wagner in uniform incl. standing w/Heinie Wagner, and 5"x7" photo of Wagner batting: Range VG-EX/MT $750.00-$1,000.00 $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 1092 Honus Wagner vintage photograph by Charles Conlon c. 1910-15. Famous image of Wagner swinging stamped on the reverse, "Charles M. Conlon Evening Telegram, New York". Has a chip out of the top right corner otherwise fairly clean: EX $400.00-$600.00 $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 1093 Rare Honus Wagner advertising piece c. 1906. Cardboard stock board issued by Pickering's Furniture picturing Wagner batting along with his 1906 statistics. 7"x9" with some abrasions to the surface gloss in several areas: VG $300.00-$400.00 $400.00
  1094 1917 large format photograph of banquet given for Honus Wagner's 43rd birthday. Taken in Pittsburgh just before the beginning of Wagner's last season in baseball as a player, 11"x20" picturing hundreds of people in suits dining including Wagner, Lajoie, Evers, Clarke, and Heydler. Image retains original mount and has some age toning and soiling: VG $350.00-$450.00 $425.00
See a Picture of this Item 1095 Lot of two rare Pittsburgh Pirates team photographic supplements c. 1902-09. 1903 b&w team supplement of the team posed in street clothes in a studio setting, 12"x18" with damage including soiling, creases, and border tears: GD along with a rare color composite supplement photo of the 1909 NL Champs featuring Wagner, Clarke, Leever. 12"x20" with surface wrinkling, border chips, and some creasing; arranged by Carl Horner studios and published by the Pittsburg Press: GD-VG $800.00-$1,200.00 $525.00
  1096 Lot of four pieces of vintage sheet music with relation to baseball to include: "The National Game" by Sousa and "Take Your Girl to the Ball Game" by Cohan: Range VG-EX $100.00-$140.00 $120.00
  1097 Lot of two pieces of baseball related sheet music: 1912 "Those Ragtime Melodies" with Rube Marquard: EX and 1894 "The National League March" by Cogswell: VG-VG/EX $175.00-$250.00 $40.00
  1098 1897 "Our Ball Team" baseball sheet music by Griffin. Pictures an early game scene on cover: EX $130.00-$170.00 $220.00
See a Picture of this Item 1099 Rare 1904 "Husky Hans" baseball sheet music. The most desirable of all player endorsed music this example has some border chipping, tears, and general age wear. Separated at binding but is complete with all five pages, very rare piece: GD $400.00-$500.00 $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1100 "Silver Ball March" baseball sheet music c. 1860-70's. Rare early music with baseball decorative engraving on front cover, dedicated to the Lowell Base Ball Club of Boston. Spine is intact and includes interior page, has a tear on left border and some general age wear incl. edge wear: EX $600.00-$800.00 $500.00
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