Nineteenth-Century Baseball-Tintype Collection (4) - Individual Players

Sold For: $600

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1466

Item Year: 1870

Category: Pre-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Collection of four baseball tintypes, each picturing a single uniformed player in a studio setting. 1) Player holding a bat while striking a right-handed batter's stance. 2.25 x 3.5 inches. Ex, with clipped corners. 2) Player holding a bat in front of an illustrated backdrop. 2 x 3.5 inches. Ex. with two clipped corners. 3) Player standing holding a ball. 2.25 x 3.5 inches. Vg, with three clipped corners and a number of light creases. 4) Player standing with hand on a chair. Bib-front jersey displays an "S." 2 x 3 inches. Paper mount affixed to front and reverse. Apparent Ex. Reserve $400. Estimate (open).

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