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Baseball & Western Balance of Collection Treasure Chest

Lot Number 1700

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Baseball publications and memorabilia enjoy some diverting company from the Cowboy Western genre with this varied balance of collection treasure chest. Diamond action and big screen thrills are recalled in this vintage assortment of publications, posters, programs, photos and souvenirs. This enticing hodgepodge boasts desirable collectability throughout, with items ranging from average to excellent and fan favorites such as Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Connie Mack, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers provide plenty of star appeal. Featured are:

 

Baseball Items:

 

(8) Photos average (EX to NM): 1963 16x10 Cardinals night game at Busch Stadium; 1964 16x10 Busch Stadium; 1951 12x9 Detroit Tigers team; 1955 11x9 Milwaukee Brewers team; 1955 Binghamton Triplets team; 8x10 Don Larsen signed (“9-10”) with “10/8/56” inscription (no authentication due to time/cost restraints); (2) 8x10 Mickey Mantle with bat in a dugout (reported as unseen elsewhere)

 

(7) Programs/Scorecards average (VG to VG-EX+): 1950 Cubs scored vs. Cardinals with Musial; 1950 Giants scored vs. Dodgers with Robinson; 1952 Cardinals scored vs. Dodgers with Robinson; 1953 Giants not scored vs. Cubs with Kiner; 1953 White Sox not scored vs. Yankees with Mantle; 1956 Athletics scored vs. Yankees with Mantle; 1964 Reds scored vs. Braves with Aaron

 

(4) Albums: 1949 Sportstamp Baseball (FR) with complete stamp set in pleasing condition; 1955 Golden Stamp Book Cleveland Indians without stamps (VG+); 1955 Golden Stamp Book Milwaukee Braves without stamps (FR); 1950s Topps Hobby Card Album (GD) with (2) 1963 decals affixed to the front cover including Spahn and (30) 1961 stamps affixed inside the cover with Maris, Kaline, Killebrew and Bunning, stamps and decals present GD-VG; also included are (3) 1955 Golden Stamp Book stamps set of (32) each, which are affixed to 16x11 backer boards, all in excellent condition with Brooklyn Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, Milwaukee Braves

 

(9) Publications: 7/9/28 Time magazine with Rogers Hornsby cover (VG-EX); (3) different 1930s Babe Ruth “How to Play” booklets with Infield, Out Field and Throw Curves average (GD); 1937 Famous Sluggers (FR-GD); 1949 Famous Slugger Yearbook with Willims and Musial (GD); 1950 Connie Mack: My 66 Years in the Big Leagues (EX+); 1951 Stan Musial hardcover book (VG-EX); 1970s Minnie Minoso Extra Innings booklet (EX)

 

(3) Ephemeral Items: 1908 Take Me Out to the Ball Game sheet music presents GD-VG with detached/separated cover and minor pencil writing; c.1910 7x10 Frank “Home Run” Baker premium (EX-MT); 1948 8x11 The Babe Ruth Story magazine page ad (VG)

 

1949 Cleveland Indians photo pack set of (29) 6-1/2 x 9” photos average (EX-MT to NM) with Bill Veeck, Hank Greenberg, Bob Feller, Early Wynn, Bob Lemon, Larry Doby, Lou Boudreau, Joe Gordon and original envelope in decent shape with two split edges

 

Early-1900s Jacob Ruppert Beer-Ale 14x11 oval metal tray (GD-VG)

 

1960s Philadelphia Phillies tie-clip and cufflinks (3) piece set (EX)

 

Western Items:

 

1935 Tumbling Tumbleweeds 12x18 movie poster with Gene Autry presents GD-VG detail with deference to 2x1 section of loss at bottom right and tape reinforcement on the back of a fold crease

 

(2) 14x11 Lobby Cards: 1951 South of Caliente with Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Trigger presents VG+ detail with deference to a 2x1 section of loss on the left edge; 1952 Canyon Ambush with Johnny Mack Brown (VG+)

 

(2) 8x10 Lash La Rue photos: c.1940s (GD), c.1980s (EX-MT)

 

1973 John Ford Presents Cowboy Kings of Western Fame portfolio poster set in original box with sleeve and (20+) 11x16 prints (NM)

 

c.1970 The Gunfighters art card booklet (VG)

 



 
 
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