Nineteenth-Century Baseball-Tintype Collection (4)

Sold For: $600

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1469

Item Year: 1870

Category: Pre-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Collection of four baseball tintypes, each picturing two or more players posing in a studio setting. 1) Two players in unusual "uniforms" and hats, standing, with one holding a bat. 3 x 4.25 inches. Ex. 2) Two players, standing, in identical white uniforms, each leaning against a bat. 2.25 x 3.25 inches. Vg, with clipped corners. 3) Four players (three in identical uniforms), with two seated and the other two kneeling behind. Both bats and gloves are displayed. 2.25 x 3.5 inches. Ex, with two clipped corners. 4) Three young players in identical uniforms, standing, two leaning against bats. 2 x 3.25 inches. Vg, with minor oxidation along the edges and clipped corners. Partially affixed on the reverse to a paper mount. Total: 4 tintypes. Reserve $400. Estimate (open).

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