Nineteenth-Century Baseball Cabinet-Card Collection (4)

Sold For: $300

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 115

Item Year: 1885

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

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Collection of four baseball cabinet-card photos, each picturing a single uniformed player in a formal studio setting. All measure approximately 4.25 x 6.5 inches, but none display a photographer's credit. 1) Player, standing, a bat in one hand and a glove on the other. "Spring Grove" is lettered on the front of his jersey. Nr-Mt. 2) Player, standing, leaning on a bat. "Glen Lord" is lettered on the front of his jersey. Vg-Ex, with heavy foxing to the mount. 3) Player, standing, wearing a light-colored uniform, leaning on a bat. Light contrast and a tiny clip to each corner; otherwise Ex-Mt. 4) Player, seated. Slight adhesive residue in the lower right corner of the mount; otherwise Ex-Mt. Total: 3 cabinet photos.

Reserve $200. Estimate (open).

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