1909 Wageman's "Welcome Home" Cy Young Pin

Sold For: $720

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1823

Item Year: 1909

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Souvenir celluloid pinback issued in 1909 in honor of Cy Young. This pin was apparently manufactured and distributed by a Cleveland area company called "Wageman's," as its name appears in red beneath Young's portrait. Complete with its original Whitehead & Hoag paper backing. A rare and classic advertising pin featuring the legendary Cy Young in the twilight of his great career. Diameter: 1.25 inches. Vg+, with a few light scratches and dark toning to the reverse paper label. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.

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