Nineteenth-Century Baseball Cabinet-Card Collection (4)

Sold For: $300

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 112

Item Year: 1885

Category: Pre-1900 Baseball Cards (1830-1899)

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Collection of four baseball cabinet-card photos, each picturing a single uniformed player in a formal studio setting. All measure approximately 4.25 x 6.5 inches and feature a photographer's credit along the base of the mount. 1) Player, seated, holding a bat, with "Otway" lettered on the front of his jersey. Credited to "Harvey Bowser, Otway, Ohio." Ex. 2) Player, standing, holding a bat, with a "B" lettered on the left breast of his uniform. Credited to "C. B. Moore, Rochester, Ind." Ex-Mt. 3) Player, standing, leaning on a bat, with "A. H. S. " lettered on his jersey. Credited to "Harlow, Athol, Mass." Nr-Mt. 4) Young player, standing, leaning on a bat, with "Eclipse" lettered on his jersey. Credited to "Neiler, East Liverpool, Ohio." The name "Jimmie Scott" is written in blue ink along the base of the mount. Vg-Ex. Total: 4 cabinet photos.
Reserve $200. Estimate (open).


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