Incredible 1890s-1970s Multi-Sport Balance of Collection 
Lot Number 635
 
Quantity: Bid Starts: 03/17/2008 10:00:00 
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Description

This incredible 1890s-1970s multi-sport balance of collection is a stirring trip down memory lane. Advertising pieces, equipment, autographed memorabilia and other display pieces are abundant in this collection. Highlights include Baseball: with 1.) circa 1930s Capitol City Athletic Club full baseball jersey (GD to VG, wool, with stirrups, not sized); 2.) 5/2/34 Fenway Park testimonial dinner program signed by Collins (d.1951, “8”), Mack (d.1956, “8”) and Yawkey (d.1976, “9”, with salutation, program VG-EX); 3.) dated 1952 Detroit Tigers autograph 8-1/2 x 11 sheet with 31 signatures including Lyons (d.1986, “8”), Rolfe (d.1969, “8”, all signatures covered by tape); 4.) undated reproduced 5/49 Ebony Magazine cover signed by Doby (d.2003, “10”)/Feller (“10”, framed and matted, 16-1/2 x 20); Football: with 1.) circa 1927 Darago Brothers Semi-Pro Football Club from Akron, Ohio (framed and matted, 31 x 13-1/2, photo FR, with heavy center crease and notching); 2.) circa 1940s Hildick Five All-American Brandy stand up display with Ken Strong (17-1/2 x 9-1/2, EX-MT); College: with circa 1908 L20 & L50 College Leather blanket (framed and matted, 19-1/2 x 24-3/4, 84 pennants stitched together, mostly VG) and Horse Racing: with dated 1973 Kentucky Derby program signed by Arcaro (“10”) and Cauthen (“9”, VG, Secretariat winner). The Testimonial Dinner and Doby/Feller pieces come with full LOAs from PSA/DNA. The remaining signatures are accompanied by an auction COA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of items, please visit our website.

Baseball: with 1.) dated 1910 North American Baseball Score Book (VG, unscored, cloth cover); 2.) 5/14/10 Incidents of the Ball Game umpire illustration card (8x11, GD); 3.) circa 1920s Chero-Cola baseball advertisement (framed, 13x19, GD with stain); 4.) circa 1930s Capitol City Athletic Club full baseball jersey (GD to VG, wool, with stirrups, not sized); 5.) circa 1930s Emer’s Cafι baseball advertising card (6-1/2x9, die-cut, VG); 6.) 5/2/34 Fenway park testimonial dinner program signed by Collins (d.1951, “8”), Mack (d.1956, “8”) and Yawkey (d.1976, “9”, with salutation, program VG-EX); 7.) dated 1943 Official Playing Rules book (VG, 736 pg.); 8.) dated 7/2/45 Time Magazine Mel Ott cover proof (EX-MT, only 19 produced); 9.) circa 1950s Seamless Sav-a-Leg Home Plate (plate EX-MT, box GD); 10.) dated 1952 Detroit Tigers autograph 8-1/2x11 sheet with 31 signatures including R. Ferrell (d.1995, “7”), Lyons (d.1986, “8”), Newhouser (d.1998, “8”), Rolfe (d.1969, “8”), Wertz (d.1983, “8”, all signatures covered by tape); 11.) undated reproduced 5/49 Ebony Magazine cover signed by Doby (d.2003, “10”), Feller (“10”, framed and matted, 16-1/2x20); Football: with 1.) circa 1927 Darago Brothers Semi-Pro Football Club from Akron, Ohio (framed and matted, 31x13-1/2, photo FR, with heavy center crease and notching); 2.) circa 1940s Hildick Five All American Brandy stand up display with Ken Strong (17-1/2x9-1/2, EX-MT); College: with 1.) circa 1908 L20 & L50 College Leather blanket (framed and matted, 19-1/2x24-3/4, 84 pennants stitched together, mostly VG); Horse Racing: with 1.) circa 1934 Sea Biscuit and War Admiral magazine fold-out (matted, 22-1/2x29, GD, damage restricted to outermost extremities); 2.) dated 1973 Kentucky Derby program signed by Arcaro (“10”) and Cauthen (“9”, VG, Secretariat winner); 3.) 10/28/73 Canadian International Championship (VG, Secretariat’s final race); Other: with 1.) circa 1890 Heyer Brothers equipment (VG, double-sided), 2.) 3/18/20 The Companion Draper and Maynard equipment advertisement (matted, 13x18, EX-MT). 
 
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