Nineteenth-Century Baseball Cabinet-Card Collection (5) - Teammates

Sold For: $480

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 106

Item Year: 1878

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

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Collection of five nineteenth-century cabinet photos, each of which pictures two teammates posing together. All of the cabinet photos capture the players in a formal studio setting and measure approximately 4.25 x 6.5 inches. 1) Two players, standing, in solid, dark-colored uniforms. Produced by F. E. Perry of Battle Creek, Michigan. Vg, with a large diagonal crease extending inward from the right border. 2) Two players, standing, in solid white uniforms with bandanas around their necks. Produced by E. Bissell of Milford, Michigan. Ex-Mt. 3) Two players, seated. Each uniform jersey is lettered "Scott." Produced by Memhard of Portage, Wisconsin. Ex-Mt. 4) Two players, standing, in solid white uniforms, with one holding a bat and the other a catcher's mitt and mask. The photographer's credit reads "From R. L. Britain's Palace R. R. Photo Car." Vg-Ex. 5) Two players, each seated. "Traverse City" is lettered on the front of each jersey. Produced by E. N. Noblo Studio of Traverse City, Michigan. A black ink notation on the reverse reads "Wyatt Smith/do not know other." Ex. Total: 5 cabinet photos. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).

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