Completed Live Auctions

Back Items For The Auction of August 6 - 7, 1999  
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
  1101 Lot of early baseball paper items to include: 1898 Dartmouth scorecard, 1911 Tri-State league schedule, and three postcards incl. Star Bloomer girls: Range VG-EX $125.00-$150.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 1102 Fine Phila. Phillies team cabinet photograph c. 1915. Flawless sepia tone image of the team in uniform seated and standing on the field incl. Alexander, Moran, Rixey, Bancroft. Retains original mount which has raised seal of the Jamestown Exposition lower left and is marked Pictorial News Co., NY on reverse. 8"x10" with very light wear, attribution of date comes from hat and uniform style along with the fact that several players either are not in the image or are in the image and that left only a small window of time for the image dating: EX/MT-NM $1,500.00-$2,000.00 $1,350.00
  1103 Lot of thirteen vintage photographs with relation to Babe Ruth c. 1920-30's. Mixture of wire and news service photos incl. Ruth in and out of uniform, sizes range from 5"x7" to 8"x10": Range VG-NM $200.00-$300.00 $950.00
  1104 Lot of six vintage photographs with relation to Lou Gehrig c. 1930's. Mixture of wire and news service photos including game scenes and candid poses, sizes range from 3"x4" to 8"x10": Range VG-NM $150.00-$200.00 $875.00
See a Picture of this Item 1105 1911 St. Louis Cardinals team photograph. Sepia tone image of the team posed in stadium incl. Bresnahan, Huggins, and Konetchy. 10"x14" with some surface wrinkling and two small areas of lightness at top row of players. Obtained from an estate in Texas, very rare early team photo of desirable size: VG/EX-EX $800.00-$1,100.00 $450.00
  1106 Lot of eight vintage baseball photographs c. 1910-1940. Includes Hornsby, Mathewson, McGinnity, Carrigan; sizes range from 4"x5" to 6"x9" with a mixture of news service and vintage prints: Range VG-NM $150.00-$200.00 $1,000.00
See a Picture of this Item 1107 Lot of three rare June 12, 1939 news service photographs with relation to the Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. All three are 7"x9" including two photos of ten of the eleven living orig. inductees, and one photo of the crowd at the ceremony. All retain Assoc. Press paper tag on back, significant group: EX-EX/MT $500.00-$600.00 $1,350.00
  1108 Lot of nine vintage baseball HOF'er photographs c. 1910-40. Includes Satchell Paige, Chuck Klein, Eppa Rixey, and Christy Mathewson. Sizes range from 7"x9" to 8"x10" with mixture of news service and photographer identified images. Very fine group: Range VG-NM $300.00-$400.00 $775.00
See a Picture of this Item 1109 Buck Weaver photograph c. 1916. Sepia tone image of Weaver in Chicago uniform, dated Sep. 1, 1916 on back. 7"x9": VG/EX-EX $150.00-$200.00 $1,100.00
See a Picture of this Item 1110 Rare May 2, 1939 photograph of Lou Gehrig. Sepia tone news service photo of Gehrig with Barney McCoskey taken on the day Gehrig took himself out of the lineup and played his final game. Stamped Detroit News on reverse, 8"x10": EX-MT $525.00-$625.00 $500.00
  1111 Lot of five vintage baseball photographs with relation to HOF'ers c. 1910-40. Includes Mack, McGraw, Young, and Griffith. Mixture of news service and photographer identified images, sizes range from 4"x6" to 8"x10": Range VG-NM $200.00-$300.00 $150.00
See a Picture of this Item 1112 Lot of five vintage Phila. Athletics panoramic style photographs c. 1929-35. Great group all from the archives of the Phila. Inquirer incl. Foxx, Mack, Grove, Simmons and the rest of the star players of the era. Sizes range from 4"x9" to 8"x13" with some having light age wear including edge chipping, small creases: Range VG/EX-EX/MT $600.00-$800.00 $475.00
  1113 Lot of two vintage HOF'er photographs incl. Eddie Collins 5"x7" and snapshot of Honus Wagner w/fans 3"x4": EX $75.00-$95.00 $130.00
  1114 Collection of 35 vintage baseball photographs from Max Carey c. 1920's. Subjects incl. Traynor, Maranville, Waners, 1924 team, portraits. Sizes range from 2"x3" to 8"x10": Range VG-NM $300.00-$400.00 $600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1115 Lot of seven vintage baseball HOF'er photographs to include: Wheat, Marquard, Evers & Plank, Jennings, Speaker, Daubert, and Rice. Sizes range from 4"x5" to 5"x7" with photographers including George Grantham Bain, excellent quality group: Range VG-NM $275.00-#375.00 $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 1116 Lot of three vintage baseball HOF pitcher photographs. Christy Mathewson c. 1916, 4"x6" marked on back with news service reprint date of 1931: EX-MT, G.C. Alexander c.1926, 4"x5" stamped by G. Bain on back: EX-MT, and Walter Johnson c. 1925, 4"x6" stamped by G.Bain on back: EX-MT $500.00-$700.00 $1,250.00
  1117 1885 "M" baseball team photograph. Albumen print of early team in uniform posed under two trees with equipment visible, 6"x8" on original mount with Victorian decor. Players identified on back: EX-EX/MT $175.00-$275.00 $110.00
  1118 1931 Tour of Japan All-Star team photograph. Postcard size 31/2"x51/2" sepia tone image of the team in full uniform posed on a field in Japan including Gehrig, Grove, Frisch,, Cochrane. Hand identified on back which corresponds to small numbers by each player: EX-MT $400.00-$600.00 $300.00
  1119 Oct. 18, 1914 photograph of John Evers and Eddie Plank. Taken at the 1914 World Series picturing the two oldest men in the Series, 5"x7" with fine clarity and composition: EX-MT $250.00-$350.00 $475.00
See a Picture of this Item 1120 Set of five Baker Bowl cabinet photographs c. 1905-10. Each is 4"x5" on orig. mounts stamped by John Rogers,Jr. photographer on back. Pictures several views of the Philadelphia stadium including right field bleachers and the outfield promenade. Images have some age fading: VG-EX $300.00-$400.00 $125.00
See a Picture of this Item 1121 Early Phila. Phillies team photogaph c. 1908. Sepia tone image of the team posed outside of an early wooden grandstand incl. Kid Gleason, Red Dooin, John Titus, and Otto Knabe. Wonderful clarity and subject arrangement, one of the more endearing images in this auction with only light age wear: EX $750.00-$1,000.00 $650.00
  1122 Early baseball team cabinet photograph c. 1886. Players posed in uniform in a Victorian studio setting, Marlboro,MA photographer stamped on mount. 4"x61/2": EX-MT $200.00-$300.00 $130.00
See a Picture of this Item 1123 . Palmyra, NY B.B.C. team cabinet photograph c. 1888. Interior studio image of the team in uniform, 41/4"x61/2": EX $200.00-$300.00 $160.00
See a Picture of this Item 1124 Early baseball cabinet photograph of Linton BBC and Braddock BBC posed in North Dakota c. 1888. Great early photo of the two team in full uniform seated and standing in front of a large wooden fence, 41/4"x61/2" marked by Barnes, ND photographer: EX-EX/MT $200.00-$300.00 $180.00
  1125 . Lot of eleven vintage sports photographs c. 1910-1950. Includes baseball and polo with single player and team photos, sizes range from 4"x5" collage arrangements to 8"x10": Range VG-EX $75.00-$100.00 $25.00
See a Picture of this Item 1126 1888 Phila. Athletics baseball team cabinet photograph. Early composite photo of the American Asscociation team featuring Wilbert Robinson, Harry Stovey, and Kid Gleason. Marked Vandyke & Co. at bottom border, has a chip on lwr. rt. corner, excellent arrangement and clarity: EX $800.00-$1,000.00 $850.00
See a Picture of this Item 1127 Baseball player tintype c. 1880. Single player standing with bat in checkered shirt, housed in its' original brass casing and leather exterior case with boy on flagpole w/American flag decor. 23/4Óx31/2Ó: EX $350.00-$450.00 $600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1128 Goldmith & Sons baseball award medallion and ribbon c. 1915-20. Top quality gold plated medal with pitcher and floral garniture, "Champions" inlaid into blue enamelwork, 6" total length in its' original box: EX-EX/MT $275.00-$350.00 $225.00
  1129 Lot of five 1934 Tour of Japan All-Star team related photographs. All are 5"x7" matt finish produced after the Tour as there is a second generation image of a team auto. photo. Includes Ruth, Gehrig, Mack: EX-MT $250.00-$300.00 $325.00
  1130 Lot of four vintage baseball ticket stubs including 1956 W.Series Game #5 (Don LarsenÕs Perfect game), 1960 W. Series Game #4, 1960 All-Star game, and 1960 HOF game: Range VG-EX/MT $250.00-$300.00 $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 1131 Fine Detroit Tigers studio cabinet photograph c. 1912-13. Regal image of the Tigers in suits posed on a parquee wooden florr seated and standing incl. Cobb, Jennings, Crawford, Willet. Rare 14"x20" only contributes to the impressive characteristics of this photo, unmarked with light wear to edges and slight curvature to mount from age. Consigned by the family of William "Baldy" Louden who played with the team for two years: EX-EX/MT $1,750.00-$2,750.00 $2,400.00
  1132 Lot of two early baseball publications to include: 1914 "Base Ball Thrillers of the National Game" by Wood: VG and 1911 "Sporting Life" NL schedule: EX $120.00-$150.00 $230.00
  1133 Lot of two 1904 NY Giants scorecards. Each features three player photos on cover incl. McGraw, Milligan, and Gilbert. One has pen marks on players faces, other has a vertical center. fold line: GD-VG $110.00-$150.00 $190.00
See a Picture of this Item 1134 Lot of two Phila. Athletics scorecards to include: 1905 vs. Boston scored in pencil: VG-EX and 1906 vs. Washington scored in pencil: EX $350.00-$450.00 $425.00
  1135 Lot of three vintage programs incl. 1947 Warriors vs. Chicago basketball Championship series, 1940 Eagles vs. Bears, and 1956 Warriors vs. Celtics: EX $75.00-$125.00 $600.00
See a Picture of this Item 1136 1929 Phila. Athletics panoramic display photograph. Issued by Wise Bow Tie Co. this piece pictures the World Champions in individual vignette photos incl. Foxx, Simmons, Grove; 6"x19" with a 1/2" chip on top border and a few small creases/tears: EX 500.00-$750.00 $500.00
  1137 1938 World Series program at Chicago: EX-MT $200.00-$250.00 $160.00
  1138 Lot of four 1950's programs to include: 1952 W.Series at Yankees, 1957 W.Series at Yankees, 1956 W.Series program at Dodgers, and 1952 All-Star game at Phila.: RangeEX-EX/MT $275.00-$375.00 $450.00
See a Picture of this Item 1139 Rare 1914 World Tour souvenir book by Ted Sullivan. 90 page soft cover book with history of the various World Tour teams and photos of players and officials involved with the Tour. Very clean condition: EX-MT $750.00-$950.00 $675.00
See a Picture of this Item 1140 1908 Napoleon Lajoie's Baseball Guide. 288 page soft cover guide loaded with statistics and photos of the era, slight edge chipping to covers and 1/3 section of cover missing from spine: VG $350.00-$450.00 $150.00
See a Picture of this Item 1141 Lot of two rare childrenÕs books with baseball covers. Both are hard cover with great color litho. baseball scenes on front cover, dated 1883 and 1891 respectively: EX $500.00-$700.00 $425.00
  1142 1925 Pittsburgh Pirates team composite premium photograph. Issued by the Pittsburgh Gazette, 19"x26" with player photos of the NL Champs. Framed in period pine frame: EX $400.00-$600.00 $250.00
See a Picture of this Item 1143 1866 Beadle's Dime base ball guide: EX $350.00-$450.00 $425.00
See a Picture of this Item 1144 Oct. 17, 1929 Phila. Athletics testimonial dinner program. String bound program listing guests of the Champion A's and speakers: EX $200.00-$300.00 $50.00
See a Picture of this Item 1145 Lot of three copies of the "Constitution and Playing Rules of the National League". One each for the 1887, 1891, and 1904 seasons: Range GD-VG/EX $700.00-$900.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 1146 Lot of ten early baseball guides and rules books c. 1890-1916. Includes Reach Guides for 1890, 1897, 1900, and 1911; Spalding Guides for 1911, 1911 College Anuual; and several D&M rules booklets incl. 1916 Daubert cover: Range VG-NM $800.00-$1,000.00 $325.00
See a Picture of this Item 1147 Rare 1925 Toledo Mud Hens team photograph. Large format 11"x19" sepia tone image of the team in uniform incl. a young Hack Wilson. Marked Baker Art Gallery lower right, matted and framed: EX-MT $750.00-$950.00 DNS
See a Picture of this Item 1148 Lot of twenty seven early baseball paper pieces c. 1890-1930. Includes various color litho. trade cards, advertising pcs., 1912 Baltimore schedule, die cut player, ink blotters. Very nice breakdown value in this lot: Range VG-NM $500.00-$600.00 $175.00
See a Picture of this Item 1149 Rare 1893 Sights Around the World book by H. Palmer. Hard cover book regarding the travels of the World Baseball Tour with various tales and illustrations of the players and officials who participated in the Tour. Spine is loose but intact and first few pages are loose, cover gilt decoration of basebal scene is clean: VG-EX $400.00-$600.00 $475.00
See a Picture of this Item 1150 1889 Athletic Sports Illustrated by H. Palmer. Fine quality book detailing various sports around the world including American baseball, retains baseball color tinted engraving on title page: VG-EX $400.00-$500.00 $325.00
  1151 1904 The Garry book of humorous cartoons by J.F. Collins. Large hard cover book dedicated to the President of the Cincinnati Reds August Hermann featuring various baseball satirical cartoon illustrations. Lot also includes photo postcard of Hermann running for political office: EX $400.00-$600.00 $650.00
See a Picture of this Item 1152 Rare "A Stolen Base?" baseball print by L.Prang & Co., Boston. Dated 1890 neograph style print after the Frank Small original painting. High quality engraving gives a three dimensional feel with scene resembling a game between NY and Boston at the Polo Grounds. 18"x241/2" with slight age toning and a few chips on bottom margin edge. Only the third example we have encountered: EX $900.00-$1,200.00 $1,000.00
  1153 1937 "World's Series" baseball pinball machine. Great standing game with color painted baseball playing surface, case retains orig. paint with minor usage wear. Legs retain original paint and backboard sign is a reproduction. Appears to be in working order but needs to be adjusted. 16" wide by 36" long by 40" tall: EX $850.00-$1,000.00 $550.00
  1154 Box lot of eighteen vintage sports books to including soft and hard cover. Examples including The Rhubarb Patch, Ted Williams My Turn at Bat, and numerous early 1900's children's dime novels: Range GD-EX/MT $80.00-$120.00 $70.00
  1155 Olympic memorabilia lot to include: Dick Button ice skates in box, videotapes, souvenir plate, cards, medal: EX $50.00-$75.00 $25.00
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