Nineteenth-Century Baseball Cabinet-Card Collection (4)

Sold For: $420

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 116

Item Year: 1885

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

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Collection of four baseball cabinet-card photos, each picturing four or more team members in a studio setting. All measure approximately 4.25 x 6.5 inches, with just two displaying a photographer's credit. 1) Four uniformed players, all of whom are also wearing jackets. A bat, ball, and gloves are displayed. Credited to "Heisler, Bangor, PA." Ex-Mt. 2) Seven players, five wearing white jerseys, two wearing dark jerseys. Three bats, a ball, and two catcher's masks are displayed. Ex. 3) Eight young players, all wearing different uniforms. Three bats, a ball, and a catcher's mask are displayed. Ex. 4) Eleven gentleman, all in formal attire, with one holding a bat and another a ball. Credited to "Brumfield, Silverton, Colo." Nr-Mt. Total: 4 cabinet photos.
Reserve $200. Estimate (open).


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