Nineteenth-Century Baseball-Tintype Collection (4)

Sold For: $480

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1471

Item Year: 1870

Category: Pre-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Collection of four baseball tintypes, each picturing either one or two players in a studio setting. 1) Two players, different uniforms, standing. 2.5 x 3.5 inches. Vg-Ex, with two clipped corners. 2) Single player, standing, holding a ball cupped in his hands. 2.5 x 3.5 inches. Vg-Ex. 3) Single player, standing, holding a bat. 2.5 x 3.5 inches. Vg, with moderate creases. 4) Single player, standing, hand resting on a chair. (Both this player and the player pictured in the previously listed tintype are dressed in identical bib-front uniforms.) 2.5 x 3.5 inches. Vg, with ten small dimples. Total: 4 tintypes. Reserve $400. Estimate (open).

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