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Lot # 776 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Circa 1900 to 1930s Baseball Advertisements and Stadium Signs (4)

Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $1,856.00

Offered is an interesting group of vintage baseball advertisements and stadium signs, each ideal for display. Includes: 1) Circa 1900 full-color cardboard advertising sign with extremely striking graphics featuring a game-in-progress with the batter at the plate awaiting the next pitch. The caption at the bottom reads "Base Ball Goods For Sale" in red and blue text. The sign has a few minor scrapes and a couple of pinholes, has long ago been neatly cut into two separate sections vertically, and has been framed with the two pieces rejoined together. Displays beautifully, and despite flaws has an overall Excellent appearance. Measures 17 x 13 inches, framed to dimensions of 26.5 x 22.5 inches. 2) Colorful cardboard advertising sign features a ball player fielding a ground ball. Below the ad reads, "Winchester, Baseball Goods, Made well - to be worthy of the name!" This rare piece was very likely trimmed down from a slightly larger size. Measures 18.25 x 32.25 inches and is in overall Excellent condition. 3) Circa 1920s field sign reads, "Please Keep Back Of The Foul Line." The sign is cardboard construction with wood frame as originally displayed, with original chain link for hanging still attached to the reverse. 38.5 x 12 inches. Excellent condition. 4) Wood field sign that measures 50.5 x 9 inches and reads, "Apache-Indians, City Champions 1932-33-34-35." The lettering is red against a white background. There are four mounting holes, two at the top and two in the middle. Overall Vg condition. Total 4 items.Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $1,856.00

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