February 2013
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on: 2/27/2013

This Ty Cobb souvenir pin was originally sold, most probably, about 1910 - though an earlier vintage is quite plausible. The piece measures 5/8" in diameter, and aside from its photo-portrait image of the celebrated Peach, we're also treated to a precise simulation of his signature. With no identification in the way of a paper insert or a printing on the pin's perimeter, its sponsor remains a mystery. The luster of the celluloid surface is as original, as is the gentle contour of the pin's surface. We note that a very small dimple appears at the extreme upper perimeter, and the reverse bears a very light glaze of oxidation - all rendering this antique Near Mint.      
Rare Ty Cobb Portrait Pinback (Anonymously Issued)Rare Ty Cobb Portrait Pinback (Anonymously Issued)
Rare Ty Cobb Portrait Pinback (Anonymously Issued)
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Minimum Bid: $300
Final Bid(Includes Buyers Premium): $1,195
Number of Bids: 17
Auction closed on: 2/28/2013