Legendary June 2009
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A marvelous gallery of "Baseball Positions" pinbacks is presented. An array of this magnitude is guaranteed to impress the observer and, incredibly, aggregate complete sets of "Positions" in three distinct styles are featured. The collection of 33 different celluloid items (all of which are 1-1/4"-diameter in size) includes:
Gold Background - "Eat Heydt's Yankee Bread" (1), Centre Field; "Mangel's & Schmidt's Bread" (1), Left Field; "Strawbridge & Clothier - Everything in Sporting Goods" (4) w/First Base, Second Base, Short Stop and Third Base; No Advert. (6) w/Captain, Batsman, Catcher, Right Field, Pitcher and Umpire;
Full-Color Background - "Anger's 'Baby Head' League" (1) w/First Base; "Cream of Rye" (3) w/Pitcher, Right Field and Pitcher; "Dispatch & Pioneer Press" (2) w/Center Field and Short Stop; "The Journal for Sports" (1), Second Base; No Advert. (2) w/Catcher and Third Base;
White Background (12) w/Captain, Batsman, Catcher, First Base, Second Base, Short Stop, Third Base, Right Field, Centre Field, Left Field, Pitcher and Umpire.
Only a few of these attractive pieces bear condition anomlaies, with a solid majority displaying an outstanding EX or finer appearance.
Exceptional Circa 1896 "Baseball Positions" 1-1/4" Pinbacks Collection (33 Different)
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