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 201 Group of eleven Drake's Cakes "Prominent Film Stars" cards. Includes Joe Brown, Joan Crawford, and Babe Ruth: Range VG-EX/MT. $275.00-$375.00 $220.00
See a Picture of this Item 202 1926 W560 uncut sheet of 25 cards. Among the cards are five baseball players incl. Ruth: EX. $150.00-$200.00 $210.00
  203 Lot of sports realted pins and buttons. c. 1940-80's. Includes Phila. Whiz Kids, Jim Bunning, Wilm. Blue Rocks, 1909-12 Domino Discs; 36 total pieces: Range GD-NM. $125.00-$150.00 $120.00
  204 Lot of vintage baseball pieces to include: Two miniature Phila. A's pennants, 1948 A's roster, and several b&w HOF postcards: EX-NM. $70.00-$100.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 205 Lot of two Lou Gehrig items: 1935 Wheaties Series I card: VG-VG/EX and Aug. 1938 issue of "The Commentator" w/Gehrig cover: EX. $175.00-$200.00 $140.00
  206 1926 W560 uncut sheet of 25 cards. Among the cards are five baseball players incl. Ruth: VG-EX. $125.00-$150.00 $150.00
  207 Lot of the first two issues of Sports Illustrated Dated Aug. 16th and 23rd respectively, first isuue has no mailing label: EX. $140.00-$170.00 $150.00
  208 Lot of sixteen various sports schedules c. 1920's-80's. Includes football, baseball, and basketball: EX. $50.00-$75.00 $20.00
  209 Lot of four NY Yankees scorecards c. 1940's: EX. $50.00-$75.00 $50.00
  210 1950 Phila. Phillies yearbook: EX. $60.00-$80.00 $70.00
  211 April 13, 1962 issue of Life magazine with Mantle/Maris card insert: EX. $70.00-$90.00 $70.00
See a Picture of this Item 212 Oil on board painting of Jimmie Dykes c. 1961. Well executed painitng of Dykes in an Indians uniform with a game scene in background. 18" x 24" signed and dated upper right: EX. $200.00-$250.00 $190.00
  213 Lot of two vintage Pictorial News pieces. Ty Cobb Tuxedo tobacco ad from 1915 Literary Digest, 8" x 11" matted and framed: EX along with an attractive rotogravure section from the Phila. Public Ledger dated 1913 picturing the Opening Day game between the A's and Red Sox, 15" x 21" matted and framed: EX $220.00-$260.00 $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 214 Rare 1915 Philadelphia Natonal and American League schedule broadside. This wonderful color lithographic sign pictures a likeness of Rube Waddell pitching with schedules for both A.L. and N.L. teams on either side. Missing sections of its' borders including an advertisement for a brewing company at top, only the second example of this sign that we have encountered, the other of which we sold in a previous auctions several years ago. 14" x 17": GD-VG. $300.00-$400.00 $450.00
  215 Vintage blueprint for a cornerstone at Fenway Park in 1934. The plans called for a masonite Eagle with baseballs design and listed Thomas Yawkey as President. Interesting historical item with attractive display qualities, has some border tears and slight creasing: VG-EX. $400.00-$500.00 $190.00
See a Picture of this Item 216 Vintage hot dog vending container c. 1920-50's. Metal with enameled side and front panels advertising "Delicious Red Hots". Retains all of its' original parts incl. dog tray and lift lid top, 21 " long: EX $250.00-$350.00 $425.00
  217 Shibe Park stadium brick removed from the demolition site when Shibe was taken down, accompanied by a photo of the consignor at the site: EX. $75.00-$125.00 $625.00
  218 1891 Harvard vs. Yale football broadside. Cardboard sign with multi-colored lettering billing a game between the two early Ivy League powers. 11" x 14" in a period oak frame: VG-EX $120.00-$150.00 $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 219 Rare cast iron basketball rim with its' original net c. 1915-20's. Black iron rim has raised "G.S.B." lettering and retains an intact period net, very clean condition on this seldom offered form of early baskeball equipment: EX $200.00-$300.00 DNS
  220 1904 Univ. of Pennsylvania Relay Races trophy. Tri-handled bulbous form cup with inscribed title and winner from this prestigious track and field event. 7" tall in original condition: EX-MT $150.00-$200.00 $60.00
See a Picture of this Item 221 Yankee Stadium seat. Iron with wooden slat single chair from the fabled arena retains an old coat of blue paint and the number "24" in black. Includes small brass placard denoting the 50th anniversary of the ballpark: EX. $400.00-$600.00 $750.00
See a Picture of this Item 222 Shibe Park Stadium seat. Iron and wooden slat single seat retains several aged coats of its' original paint which has aligatored with time, intact and complete:VG-EX. $200.00-$300.00 $325.00
  223 "Smoke Piedmont" tobacco desk chair c. 1910. Folding wooden chair with enameled advertising back and stenciled lettering: EX $130.00-$160.00 $140.00
  224 Piedmont cigarettes tin advertising sign c. 1910. Color genre scene of Washington's Return to Mt.Vernon with advertising for Piedmont cigarettes, has wear to the paint incl. Washington's face: GD/VG-VG. $125.00-$17500 $70.00
See a Picture of this Item 225 George Sisler's Hall of Fame plaque frame. Solid walnut fram that once housed Sisler's actual Hall of Fame plaque, reeded columnar design with arch pediment, "Sisler" written in pencil on paneled backboard: EX $200.00-$300.00 $450.00
  226 Seat bottom from Shibe Park stadium seat. Botton only retains its' original grey paint: VG-EX $20.00-$40.00 $20.00
See a Picture of this Item 227 Shibe Park "Phillies Cigars" vendor's tray. Painted tin tray with sectional dividers to market tobacco products to game spectators, retains its' original paint and neck strapping although it has overall age wear. Removed from Shibe Park during demolition: VG $150.00-$200.00 $300.00
  228 Lot of three vintage pennants: 1960's Boston Red Sox: VG-EX, 1950's Cleveland Indians: EX, and 1969 Washington Senators: EX-MT $70.00-$90.00 $60.00
  229 Large lot of vintage sports equipment c. 1910-1960's. Includes baseball gloves, cheerleading megaphone, early melon style football, boxing gloves, boxing punching bag, several catcher's masks, several leather football helmets, golf balls, rugby ball. Many very clean decorative pieces, 25 total pieces: Range VG-NM $300.00-$400.00 $290.00
  230 "W.I.T.H." Orioles radio tin advertising sign c. 1960's. Painted tin sign has ball graphic, wear to paint. 19" x 20" framed: GD-VG $70.00-$90.00 $45.00
See a Picture of this Item 231 Partial Babe Ruth Old Gold cigarette die cut advertising sign c. 1930's. Folding portion of this very rare sign picturing the majority of Ruth's body and a graphic of Ruth taking the "blindfold" cigarette test. 30" x 35" as is: VG $150.00-$250.00 $150.00
  232 1921 baseball broadside. Large 20" X 30" paper sign advertising a game between rival high school teams: EX $60.00-$80.00 $110.00
See a Picture of this Item 233 Rare Miller Huggins Yankee Stadium photograph. Enormous 23" x 35" photo of Huggins in uniform showing a rare smile. This piece hung in Yankee Stadium at one time and retains its' original painted frame with Miller Huggins applied nameplate at bottom. Grey background paint has been applied to the image and is beginning to craze, especially at top left corner and image has some surface staining at lower quarter. Typically, although tedious, this grey paint is removable from period images and it is a fain assumption that the remainder of the image could be revealed if so desired. Fine piece of Yankee Stadium relation featuring one of the legendary figures in Yankee history: VG-VG/EX (With note to crazing) $1,200.00-$1,500.00 DNS
See a Picture of this Item 234 Babe Ruth Memorial Stadium ornamental wall plaque c. 1950's. Wonderful piece that once graced municipal stadium that stood behind the left field bleachers of Yankee Stadium and the Harlem River. The plaque was presented in honor of Babe Ruth by the Democratice Committee of the Bronx and the stadium was then renamed Babe Ruth Memorial Stadium and having an endearing phrase of "He Loved American Youth and They Loved Him." Also reads, "Presented by Democratic County Committee of Bronx County." Has slight curvature from removal and retains its' original four attachment spikes. The piece was removed from the stadium in 1973 when Yankee Stadium was renovated as the Ruth Stadium was demolished. Very decorative and unique Babe Ruth as well as stadium collectible: EX $3,500.00-$4,500.00 $2,100.00
  235 Vintage sports uniform c. 1920's. High collared red and blue jersey with no taggings accompanied by a pair of James Brine Co. athletic pants with stirrups: EX $75.00-$100.00 $40.00
  236 Mexican folk art baseball bat. Carved wooden bat with polychrome decoration depicting various scenes and symbols: VG-EX $40.00-$60.00 $30.00
See a Picture of this Item 237 Rare 1937 Philadephia Phillies game worn home jersey. Beautiful cream flannel shirt with all original lettering and #22 intact, worn by by Gene Corbett who played for the Phillies from 1936-38 and only played in 7 games in 1937. Has some typical age wear incl. light soiling and two small holes in back, retains origianl chain-stiched name, year, and Spalding tag. Includes a pair of Spalding pants with a blue pinstripe that were discovered with the shirt and appear to be Major League quality but are unmarked. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the family who obtained the jersey from the Phillies, early Phillies jerseys rarely become available to the public: EX $3,500.00-$4,500.00 $4,500.00
See a Picture of this Item 238 Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium locker. One of the more unique stadium relics that we have had the privilege of offering. This cast iron and mesh locker originated from the collection of veteral collector Paul Hill and is the first to be offered publicly. When describing this piece we felt compelled to pose the following query to which there is no definitive answer: How many Hall of Fame players hung their jersey in this locker? The fact that it spanned several generations offers the following possibilities: Ruth, Foxx, Gehrig, Klein, Mathewson, Cobb, and even Joe Jackson. The locker itself is in original condition retaining a period coat of paint which has alligatored from age. The top shelf remains along with the hooks that held literally hundreds of jerseys over the years. The display possibilities of this piece are literally endless. 24" deep x 32" wide x 78" tall, accompanied by photographs and other supporting documents of the locker in Shibe Park. Wonderful item with absolutely intriqing historical relavance: VG-EX $4,000.00-$6,000.00 $3,200.00
See a Picture of this Item 239 Shibe Park turnstile that once stood at a gate in the legendary Philadelphia ballpark. Complete and intact it retains an old coat of black paint and has its' rare brass counter on the top. Typical age wear overall, removed from Shibe Park during demolition by the consignor. This is believed to be the finest condition example existing: EX $2,000.00-$2,700.00 $3,750.00
  240 Lot of two early sports games: 1921 baseball board game by All Fain Co., NY, large playing field with moveable cast iron players. VG and 1916 Tinkerpins and ball game: PR-GD $120.00-$140.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 241 Lot of four vintage baseball buttons to include Boston Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, and 1968 World Series: EX $75.00-$125.00 $50.00
  242 Lot of 16 vintage baseball pins and charms c. 1910-1940's. Includes Reach A.L. ball pin, 1930's National Game pins, several ball shaped charms: Range VG-NM $75.00-$125.00 $45.00
  243 Lot of six baseball pieces including "Bases Full" pocket game, Joe DiMaggio's matchbook, Phila. Phillies pins: EX $60.00-$80.00 $20.00
  244 Lot of four baseball buttons including 1960's Orioles A.L. Champions and Robin Roberts w/ribbon: Range VG-EX/MT $50.00-$75.00 $35.00
See a Picture of this Item 245 Lot of four vintage baseball pins including 1957 World Series w/ribbon: EX $120.00-$150.00 $80.00
  246 Lot of nine vintage baseball small items including bat shaped pens, baseball player belt buckle, figural player bottle opener, early game scorer: Range VG-EX/MT $80.00-$100.00 $30.00
See a Picture of this Item 247 Lot of 13 vintage boxing buttons. Includes Marciano, Walcott, LaMotta; sizes are either 1-1/4 or 1-3/4: EX $175.00-$250.00 $250.00
  248 1932 Olympic collection of seven pieces. From the collection of an Olympic bicyclist the offered lot includes three photo postcards, enameled lapel pin, two ticket stubs to the South. California tryouts, and a photo of the cyclist: EX $150.00-$200.00 $80.00
  249 Lot of four souvenir baseball rings. Includes two game rings and a brass ring with bat and ball decorations: EX $80.00-$125.00 $90.00
  250 Lot of two souvenir baseball rings including Andy Pafko mechanical socring ring: VG-EX $130.00-$160.00 $90.00
See a Picture of this Item 251 Lot of two Dizzy Dean souvenir rings. "Win With Dizzy Dean" and "Dizzy Dean Winners", both are brass plated: EX $225.00-$275.00 $210.00
See a Picture of this Item 252 Rare 1939 baseball souvenir ring. Brass ring with baseball graphics and centennial logo on ball, seldom offered collectible: EX $250.00-$350.00 $210.00
See a Picture of this Item 253 Rare 1948 Nabisco Ted Williams premium ring. Clean condition example retaining its' original ball and figural batter, among the most desirable of all souvenir rings: EX-MT $600.00-$800.00 $775.00
See a Picture of this Item 254 Lot of two Philadelphia Athletics stadium pins with ribbons and charms c. 1940's: EX-MT $100.00-$150.00 $150.00
See a Picture of this Item 255 Recruit cigars Phila. Athletics "The Champions" pin. Attractive 1" diameter blue pin with White Elephant symbol, retains original Whitehead & Hoag paper label on back: EX/MT-NM $375.00-$475.00 $320.00
See a Picture of this Item 256 1947 Jackie Robinson "Congratulations" pin 1-1/4 diameter pin with remnants of its' original ribbon, pin itself is exceptionally clean and vibrant: Ex-MT $225.00-$275.00 $260.00
  257 Large lot of 44 baseball buttons and pins c. 1950-80's. Many desirable examples include Musial, Aaron farewell, Kansas City A's, Brock, Braves N.L. Champs, 1969 Mets, Ted Williams: Range VG-NM $250.00-$350.00 $140.00
  258 Lot of baseball small items including patches, Dan-Dee cards, 1908 Atlantic City ribbon: Range VG-NM $60.00-$80.00 $35.00
See a Picture of this Item 259 Lot of three NY Yankees A.L. Champs stadium buttons. Includes two 3" buttons and one 1" button with ribbon charm: EX $130.00-$160.00 $75.00
See a Picture of this Item 260 Rare 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers team button. 3 1/2" button picturing the 1953 NL Champions has some surface wear including light scratches and some soiling. Retains nice contrast and appearance, difficult pin to obtain: VG/EX-EX $500.00-$700.00 $675.00
See a Picture of this Item 261 1931 Phila. Athletics "Champions" pin 1-1/4" diameter: EX-MT $80.00-$120.00 $60.00
See a Picture of this Item 262 Rare 1929 Phila. Athletics "Champions" pin. Oval shaped 2-3/4" long pin with elephant graphic in blue. Has light age wear with no surface cracking. Very few pins exist relating to the 1929 A's who are regarded as one of the finest teams in history: EX-MT $700.00-$900.00 $875.00
  263 Lot of twenty-four 1964 Topps All-Stars coins including Robinson, Yaz, Howard: EX-MT along with a brass Babe Ruth "Champion" pin picturing Ruth wearing a Brooklyn hat: EX $125.00-$175.00 $60.00
See a Picture of this Item 264 Lot of four vintage baseball pins including Ted Williams and Yankees A.L. Champions: EX-MT $80.00-$120.00 $150.00
See a Picture of this Item 265 Large estate collection of fifty-one 1910 P2 Sweet Caporal pins. Includes numerous HOF'ers such as Evers, Young, McGraw, Wallace: Range VG-NM (Majority are EX/MT) $400.00-$500.00 $425.00
  266 Lot of twenty Mrs. Sherlock's bread baseball pins c. 1920's. Each is 1/2" diameter and includes Bresnahan, Grimes, Salle, Luderus: Range EX-NM $250.00-$350.00 $280.00
  267 Lot of eighteen Mrs. Sherlock's bread baseball pins c. 1920's. Each is 3/4" diameter and includes Sweeney, Scott, O'Niell: Range EX-NM $200.00-$275.00 $150.00
See a Picture of this Item 267a Rare Philadelphia Athletics team pin c. 1905. 1-3/4" diameter pin picturing the A's posed in rows including Mack, Waddell, Bender. Has some minor surface scratching and two small areas on the left border that have age spotting. Back retains original pin bar and has some rusting. Very bold image and contrast: EX $1,500.00-$1,900.00 DNS
See a Picture of this Item 268 Lot of nineteen Mrs. Sherlock's bread baseball pins c. 1920's. Each is 3/4" diameter and includes Bresnahan, Jones, Wilhoit: EX-NM $250.00-$350.00 $170.00
See a Picture of this Item 269 Collection of 1950's NY Yankees memorabilia to include 14" mini pennant, Mickey Mantle 1-3/4" pin, Yankees 1-3/4" pin, and a 1953 World Series ticket stub for Game #1: EX $150.00-$225.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 270 Collection of vintage baseball related patches to include: 1951 American League Golden Anniversary, Clemente Memorial, Babe Ruth Quaker Oats: EX $250.00-$350.00 $900.00
See a Picture of this Item 271 Rare 1909 Pittsburgh Pirates celluloid mirror. Superb example of this tough early piece in original, as issued, condition with only very light surface wear and retains original mirror. Front features individual vignettes photos of the Pirate players including Wagner. 2" diameter: NM $1,500.00-$2,000.00 $1,550.00
  272 Jackie Robinson stadium pin c. 1950's. 1-3/4" diameter pin with photo of Jackie on blue background: EX-MT $50.00-$70.00 $100.00
  273 Lot of sixteen La Presse Montreal newspaper premiums c. 1920's. Color tinted photos including football, wrestling, swimmers; 11"x17" each: EX $200,00-$300.0 $45.00
  274 Lot of four early wooden tennis rackets including Simmons American and Longwood: Range VG-EX $60.00-$80.00 $80.00
  275 Lot of two early 1900's wooden hockey sticks. Crude handmade sticks mearure 42" long each: VG $75.00-$100.00 $15.00
  276 Lot of eight miniature baseball bats to include Joe DiMaggio H&B, Duke Snider H&B, Carl Yaz H&B, and Richie Ashburn auto. L.Slugger: Range VG-NM $140.00-$180.00 $100.00
See a Picture of this Item 277 Fine lot of six vintage Philadelphia baseball team supplements c. 1904-1930. All are premium or rotogravure supplements including 1928 A's, 1904 A's, 1906 Phillies, and 1930 A's. Measurements renage from 8"x10" to 12"x20" and each has some creasing, border tears, fold lines: Range GD-VG/EX $375.00-$475.00 $425.00
  278 Lot of eight vintage football related paper pieces to include several "Football Illustrated Annuals" and an early game broadside: Range VG-EX $70.00-$100.00 $70.00
  279 1941 Pictorial News section autographed by Joe DiMaggio. Pictures DiMaggio and other great hitters signed in blue marker, 13"x17" matted and framed: EX $70.00-$100.00 $120.00
See a Picture of this Item 280 Lot of nine vintage Phila. Eagles football programs c. 1933-1952. Includes games vs. Lions, Bears, and Packers and a cover picturing Whizzer White. Also includes the 1948 World Championship game program against the Chicago Cardinals: Range VG-EX/MT $250.00-$350.00 $400.00
  281 Lot of fourteen misc. sports publications including 1959 Yankees yearbook, 1955 Sports Illustrated w/Ted Williams cover, July 1927 Baseball Magazine, 1953 Phila. A's yearbook: Range VG-NM $150.00-$200.00 $110.00
See a Picture of this Item 282 Frank Shea "Hull Beer" cardboard advertising sign. Easel back sign picturing bust pose of Shea, 10"x14" with light overall age wear: EX $125.00-$150.00 $125.00
See a Picture of this Item 283 1947 "Baseball's Beloved Bums" souvenir book. 80 page soft cover book featuring photos, biographis, and statistics of the Brooklyn Dodgers. No mention of Jackie Robinson in the book: VG-EX $50.00-$75.00 $100.00
  284 April 13, 1962 issue fo Life magazine with Mantle and Maris card insert: VG-EX $60.00-$90.00 $50.00
  285 Baseball color litho scorecard c. 1880's. One half of a folding scorecard only with a color litho. player on cover and printed line-ups for Boston on the inside including O'Rourke, Hornung: VG $90.00-$125.00 $80.00
  286 Lot of nine soft cover baseball publications. Includes 1953 Quick with Mantle, 1947 "Hall of Fame Cartoons of Major League Ballparks", and May 1949 "Sports Illustrated" with Joe DiMaggio cover: Range VG-EX/MT $375.00-$475.00 $90.00
See a Picture of this Item 287 Pittsburgh Pirates related materials lot. Varied grouping to include several 1940's team rosters, 1940-70's scorecards, complimentary game passes include 1960 NLCS and World Series, Two "Beat Em' Bucs" souvenir megaphones, 1960 World Series press pass, Forbes Field "Director" 3" diameter button, Team issue photos include 1950 team in envelope, and two 1920's scorecards: Range VG-NM $375.00-$475.00 $375.00
See a Picture of this Item 288 Lot of four early issues of "Baseball Magazine" c. 1914-16. Includes World Series and Christy Mathewson covers, all have age wear including loose covers: Range GD/VG-VG/EX $250.00-$325.00 $200.00
  289 Lot of eight early 1900's real photo baseball team postcards. All are 'town' or semi-pro league teams: EX $110.00-$140.00 $90.00
  290 Lot of four vintage postcards including Polo Grounds (McGraw inset photo), Yankee stadium, and two real photo semi-pro team: EX $70.00-$110.00 $30.00
See a Picture of this Item 291 Lot of twenty-nine baseball related postcards c. 1910-1915. All have comedic genre scenes mainly with a man and woman, some are serviced while others are unused: Range VG-NM $300.00-$400.00 $200.00
  292 Lot of seven real photo sports postcards c. 1900-1920. Includes baseball teams, football player, men in a tavern with barkeeps and baseball broadside: Range VG-NM $130.00-$170.00 $20.00
See a Picture of this Item 293 Lot of ten early baseball related postcards c. 1900-1915. All have illustrative or color litho scenes including leather postcard, Valentine, Two M.T. Sheahan lyrical postcards, H.M. Rose. Some have been serviced with postmarks, fine grouping: Range EX-EX/MT $200.00-$300.00 DNS
  294 Lot of six baseball realted postcards including Western Bloomer Girls team, John Sain pitching demo, Lefty O'Doul: Range EX-NM $50.00-$75.00 $45.00
See a Picture of this Item 295 Lot of two early photo postcards: Early postcards of player practicing, appears to be Phila. Nationals uniform but unclear: VG-EX and a Patsy O'Rourke photo postcard by Bregstone, St. Louis which is autographed by O'Rourke on the back: EX $125.00-$175.00 $200.00
See a Picture of this Item 296 Shibe Park Stadium postcard c. 1920. Interior view, postmarked: VG-EX $60.00-$80.00 $80.00
See a Picture of this Item 297 1931 St. Louis Cardinals team photo postcard. Attractive vignette arrangement by Sid Whiting photos, unused: EX-MT $250.00-$350.00 $285.00
See a Picture of this Item 298 1928 St. Louis Cardinals team photo postcard. Vignette arrangement of the NL Champs including Alexander, Frisch, Maranville by W.C. Runder Studios, St. Louis; unused: EX-MT $300.00-$400.00 $275.00
See a Picture of this Item 299 1926 St. Louis Cardinals team photo postcard. Collage style arrangement of the World Champion Cardinals including Hornsby, Alexander, Haines by Persons photo., St. Louis period notations on reverse: EX $325.00-$425.00 $160.00
  300 St. Louis Cardinals team photo postcard c. 1928. Sepia tone image of the team in rows by Block Bros. Studios, unused: EX-MT $150.00-$200.00 $50.00
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