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1950s Baltimore Orioles and Colts Pennant Lot of (4) With Rare Versions

Lot Number 609

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A rough and tumble minor league town until the 1950s, Baltimore embraced its Orioles and Colts arrivals and those teams quickly responded with championship seasons. These (4) vintage pennants include: (2) Orioles: both three-quarter size including a 1950s version classified as “Very Rare” in Mike Egner’s 2013 Vintage Pennant Price Guide II; (2) Colts: identical full-size 1950s design (“Rare”) with one faded. All (4) present nicely. More on our website.

1950s Baltimore Orioles Pennant: a three-quarter size black felt gonfalon with a Bird-themed logo and script-style “Baltimore” in orange appliqué. Original orange spine and black tassels intact and appliqué is crack-free and near 100%. Save for pinholes from previous display, this one is pristine! Lists as “Very Rare” in Mike Egner’s 2013 Vintage Pennant Price Guide II.
1950s Baltimore Orioles Pennant: a three-quarter size blue felt banner with a Bird-themed logo and “Baltimore Orioles” in white appliqué. Original yellow spine/tassels intact and crack-free appliqué near 100%. A gorgeous survivor!

(2) 1950s Baltimore Colts Pennants: full-size examples, these feature identical designs with equine-themed logos and “BALTIMORE COLTS” in appliqué. Spines/tassels are intact and appliqué is near 100%. Both are blue felt, though one appears to have endured color fading.

 
 
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