Nineteenth-Century Baseball-Tintype Collection (4) - Children

Sold For: $480

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1468

Item Year: 1870

Category: Pre-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Collection of four baseball tintypes, each picturing one or more youthful proponents of the game. 1) Two players in identical uniforms, one holding a bat, the other a ball, in a studio setting. 2.25 x 3.25 inches. Ex-Mt, with a slight horizontal crease near the top border and clipped corners. 2) Single player leaning against a bat in a studio setting. 2.5 x 3.75 inches. Vg-Ex, with a tiny area of oxidation, a few slight creases, and two clipped corners. 3) Single player (small child) holding a bat (seat pictured next to him) in a studio setting. 2.25 x 3.5 inches. Ex-Mt. 4) Single player holding a bat (ball lying at his feet) in a studio setting. Vg-Ex, with two small areas of oxidation at the top, a few light creases, and clipped corners. Total: 4 tintypes. Reserve $400. Estimate (open).

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