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1900s-1970s Baseball Pin Collection of (85) with Ruth, Dean & Mud Hens

Lot Number 432

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A time honored collecting tradition, baseball pins cause quite a buzz. Pins hawks will surely be buzzing about this fantastic assortment of 1900s-1970s pins. Firmly entrenched in the irresistible zone are several 1930s premiums with Babe Ruth and Dizzy Dean, along with a partial set of Toledo Mud Hens. Other pulse-raising inclusions are groups of 1910s Sweet Caporal, 1950s MLB teams and 1960s potato chip premiums, along with a handful of oddball and obscure items. While age appropriate wear is evident throughout, all (85) pins in this collection report in collectible condition, with:


(3) Early-1900s: mushroom-handled crossed bats and balls pin (GD-VG); and (2) that appear to be tobacco tags with Phillies and Browns team names on red tin baseballs (both GD-VG)


(27) 1912 Sweet Caporal average (VG to VG-EX) with a few better and a few lesser, includes HOFers Bender, Chance, Huggins, (2) Tinker, Wheat; and Archer, Bergen, Doolin, Downey, Doyle, Elberfeld, Gaspar, Gibson, (2) Gray, Hooper, Knight, Latham, Magee, McIntyre, Oakes, (2) Miller, Reulbach, Street, Wiltse


1933 Mrs. Sherlock’s Toledo Mud Hens partial set of (11/18) average (VG-EX to EX+) with: Bachman, Doljack, Galatzer, Henline, O’Neill, Pearson, Scott, Sweeney, Turgeon, Twogood, West


(7) 1930s average (EX to EX-MT) with: 1932 Baseball Positions “Third Base” with gold background; 1932 National League Leader “O’Doul-Batting” with red, white and blue background; 1935 Quaker Cereal “Babe Ruth-Champions”; (3) 1930s Post Cereal “Dizzy Dean Winners”: (1) profile and (2) bats; undated Schoenberg Bros. Chicago “Best Club Ever” bronze oval stud with crossed bats and baseball


(13) Early-1950s 3/4” MLB Team pins average (VG-EX to EX-MT) with: Boston Red Sox, Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, New York Giants, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburg Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals (Senators)


(2) 1950s: PM10 Phil Rizzuto (VG-EX, pin-back absent), American Nut Cleveland Indians (VG)


(21) 1960s Cranes/Guys Potato Chips average (EX to NM) with: Baltimore Orioles, (3) Boston Red Sox, (2) Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, (2) Cincinnati Red Legs, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City A’s, (2) Milwaukee Braves, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburg Pirates, (2) San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals (Senators)


(1) 1970s Generic ball, glove and bat with yellow background (EX-MT)


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