Lucky Dogs we are, indeed. This is one of three group lots in our current auction from the largest Draper & Maynard collection we've ever come across. Amassed by one former resident of D&M's hometown Plymouth, NH, the collection spans bats, gloves, balls, uniforms, racquets and so much more—nearly all prominently sporting the iconic Draper & Maynard logos. Condition generally ranges from GD to EX.
Baseball: 1) Rare early "Rumford Press" uniform ensemble with Ed Maynard label inside jersey collar and pants waistband (EX w/period repairs); 2-4) Heavy-wool knee stockings (3 pair); 5-6) Two different baseballs (one Ed Maynard brand); 7) Softball; 8) Umpire's celluloid scorer; 9-10) Two unstitched leather panels for manufacturing a baseball; 11) 1929 Yankees team-photo advertising page w/Ruth; 12) 1930s scorecard.
Golf: 1-2) 1930s-1940s 2 iron (wooden handle) and 7 iron; 3-4) Two boxes of tees.
Tennis: 1-3) 1940s-1950s wooden tennis racquets (3, EX) featuring one canvas carrying case and one wooden press.
Football: 1) 1950s-1960s suspension-style football helmet with leather cheek pads and chin strap.
Boxing: 1-2) 1940s gloves (2 pairs).
Basketball: 1) Cotton/flannel basketball uniform (two different color schemes) with jersey and buckle shorts.
Miscellaneous: 1) Wooden dumbbell; 2) 1926 Multi-Sport Official Rules booklet (FR); 3-5) 1910s-1920s advertising pages trio.