(18) 1900s-1950s Philadelphia Athletics Collectibles with Chief Bender Cut Autograph 
Lot Number 914
Quantity: Bid Starts: 03/17/2008 10:00:00 
Bid Open: 250.00  Bid Ends: 04/03/2008 23:30:00 
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Devotees and Philadelphia historians will appreciate the offered collection of (18) 1900s-1950s Athletics collectibles. This selection is highlighted by numerous pieces of pre-war ephemera, 1940s souvenirs and autographs. Included are 1.) (4) ticket stubs from the 1907, 1908, 1913 and 1920 seasons (average GD); 2.) 1910 M101-2 Sporting News Connie Mack supplement affixed to cardboard backing (presents GD); 3.) 1910-12 P2 Sweet Caporal Pins Bender (EX); 4.) 9/21/10 Chicago Record-Herald sports page with Athletics headlines (17x23, GD); 5.) circa 1912 Louisville Slugger model 40 F.B Frank Baker decal bat (well used, missing 90% of decal and chip out of handle); 6.) 1916 BF2 Ferguson’s Bakery Grover Alexander felt (VG); 7.) 9/15/29 Public Ledgers Athletics Championship team caption with Foxx, Grove, Mack and Simmons (16 x 23-1/2, GD); 8.) 10/6/29 Philadelphia Enquirer Athletics, Champions of American League, 1929 team photograph supplement (framed and matted, 15x21, appears EX); 9.) circa 1930s Spalding Resilite Bing Miller model bat (well used with nails in handle and barrel); 10.) (2) 5/17/41 Connie Mack Day souvenirs including program (GD) and ticket stub (GD); 11.) 1940s Philadelphia Athletic baseball shaped piggy bank (EX-MT) and 12.) Chief Bender cut autograph (d.1954, “6”, with reprint card). Also present is a 1950s Connie Mack pre-printed autograph (framed and matted, 10-1/2 x 13) and a replica Connie Mack’s Philadelphia Athletics pennant (35”, VG, pinholes). Bender cut is accompanied by an auction COA from James Spence Authentications. 
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