Vintage Baseball Game Collection (10) Including 1964 Challenge the Yankees with Complete Card Set

Sold For: $2,700

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1541

Item Year: 1910

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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This collection of highly desirable vintage baseball games is highlighted by a Challenge the Yankees game with complete card set and two Babe Ruth endorsed games. Unless otherwise noted, the games appear to be complete with all or most of the essential pieces. It must be emphasized that the grades are based primarily on the condition of the box. Most of the interior game components are in Excellent condition overall. The collection is comprised of the following:

1) Home Diamond: The Great National Game, 1913. This is the pink version of the game manufactured by Phillips Company of New York. complete with ball. 7 x 9.5 x 1 inches. Gd, with heavy wear to the exterior.

2) Major League Indoor Base Ball, 1913. This is the generic version of the game, with no player endorsements. Manufactured by the Philadelphia Game Manufacturing Company. Missing the interior game boxes and pieces. 19.25 x 13.5 x 2.75 inches. Gd-Vg.

3) World Series Baseball Game, 1916. Manufactured by the United Games Company. 14 x 17 x .75 inches. Gd.

4) Walter Johnson Base Ball Game, circa 1920. Manufactured by the Walter Johnson Base Ball Game Company. 10 x 14 x 2 inches. Vg

5) Roulette Base Ball Game, 1929. Box version. Manufactured by William Bartholomae. 6.75 x 9.75 x 1 inches. Vg.

6) Babe Ruth's Baseball Game, 1936. Manufactured by Milton Bradley. 19.5 x 10 x 1.75 inches. Gd.

7) Circa 1930s mechanical baseball game (no name or manufacturer listed). Circular game that involves a small metal ball being spun by a "batter" in the middle, with the outcome of the play determined by which hole the ball lands in. 5 inches in circumference and 2 inches high. Ex.

8) Babe Ruth's Official Baseball Game, 1948. Manufactured by the Toy Town Corporation. Vg-Ex

9) Mickey Mantle's Big League Baseball, 1962. Includes Mantle photo. Ex, with name of former owner written on lid.

10) Challenge the Yankees, 1964. Complete with all 50 cards and game pieces. Cards range in grade from Vg to Ex-Mt, averaging Vg-Ex+. The box is in Very Good condition, with splits along the flaps, but the interior components are in Excellent to Mint condition overall.

Reserve $200. Estimate $500/$1,000+.

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