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Interesting 1850s-2000s Baseball & Americana Collection of (18) Items with Early Box Scores

Lot Number 293

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Presented is an interesting gathering of eighteen 1850s-2000s baseball and Americana items including vintage money, newspapers with early baseball references, display pieces and other material. Included are 1.) 1852 Richmond, Virginia Fifty Cent bill (GD); 2-4.) (3) February 17th, 1864 series of Confederate States of America bills. The iron gall signatures, reddish serial numbers and uneven scissor cuts are consistent with known examples. Includes dollar denominations: Five, Ten, One Hundred--all present (VG to VF); 5-9.) (5) 1865 New York Times newspapers, each with very early baseball box scores and game descriptions from teams such as the Brooklyn Excelsiors, New York Actives, New York Gothams (9/6/1865 edition box score displays H. Wright), New York Mutuals and Philadelphia Actives--average (EX) originating from bound volumes; 10.) February 15, 1942 New York Evening News Brooklyn Dodgers color team photograph from their spring training home in Havana, Cuba. Despite moderate fold stresses and contusions. This beautiful display piece is expertly framed and matted to 31x23; 11.) circa 1950-1960s Rawlings Glovolium oil; 12.) 1953 Indianapolis Motor Speedway signed 11x9 photograph of driver Andy Linden (d.1987) in car (photograph is folded and dated); 13.) 1973 The Great American Baseball Card Flipping, Trading and Bubble Gum Book by Boyd & Harris (First Edition, Mint, dust jacket VG); 14.) 1997 Memorial Stadium original brick with placard and COA; 15.) 2000 The Baltimore Orioles: Four Decades of Magic from 33rd Street to Camden Yards by Patterson with (15) signatures throughout including Bumbry, Motton (d.2009), E. Tyler (legendary Orioles employee); 16-17.) (2) 2004-2005 McFarlane loose figures of Ripken (missing ball), B. Robinson and 18.) "Class of 1936" Hall of Fame plaque card and stamp display. Beautifully framed and matted to approximately 32x28.

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