Circa 1940s Detroit Tigers Silk Banner

Sold For: $720

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1725

Item Year: 1945

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Produced only for the most diehard fans in the Motor City, the central design of this colorful circa 1940s silk banner features a large illustration of a tiger. The lettering "Yea!" and "Tigers" appears, respectively, above and below the illustration. Colorful yellow tassels hanging from the base of the banner complete the attractive motif. A wooden rod, complete with yellow drawstring, is attached to the banner along the top for easy rolling and unfurling. The banner displays light-to-moderate wear and is in Excellent to Mint condition overall. 29.5 x 38 inches (unfolded, including the rod and tassels). Reserve $300. Estimate (open).


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