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19th Century “Wagon Tongue“ Style Baseball Bat

ITEM 1: The offered vintage baseball bat is a19th Century "Wagon Tongue" Style Baseball Bat. This antique baseball bat is a fine example of this highly sought after bat style. It measures over 35 inches and features a flat cut at both the knob and barr ell ends. The graining is beautiful and the surface is ideal. The knob is very unique and well formed but remains imperfect with a chip. This antique baseball bat represents a fine example from this era with a wonderful look and great display ability. It will be a nice addition to your vintage baseball bat collection. Price $350

Incredible 1900-05 Pontiac Turning Company Baseball Bat

ITEM 2: The Pontiac Turning Company Model Baseball Bats are rather scarce and extremely desirable. This example is simply stunning! The Native American Indian Chief logo is one of the most attractive and desirable but due to the fine detail, it is almost always imperfect. This one is almost entirely perfect and just looks wonderful. Additionally, it weighs almost 3 pounds and and has an ideal patina and surface. This very heavy extremely rare, vintage baseball bat is for the most condition conscious collector as it is perhaps the finest example that we have ever handled. A must have for the advanced baseball bat collector! SOLD

Vintage Baseball Bat Circa 1910 - Bottle Bat Style with Unique Elk Head Logo

ITEM 3: The offered vintage baseball bat is a 1910’s Bottle Bat Style with an awesome logo of an Elks Head. This scarce model 22 is a beautiful bat in and of itself as a bottle bat... the addition of the great looking logo is just a huge bonus. This antique baseball bat measures 34 inches in length and remains in wonderful NR-MT condition. The bat has an ideal surface and beautiful wood grain to make for a superb display among your other vintage baseball bats!Price $350

Vintage Baseball Bat - 1910’s Louisville Bat Company

ITEM 4: The offered item is a 1910’s Louisville Bat Company Baseball Bat with the unusual and attractive Horseshoe logo. Another gorgeous bat with an ideal patina and surface. The tape wound handle is original to the bat, as advertised back in the day... the bat is not cracked. The images above are decent but the bat looks noticeably better in person. A great example of a tough and very sought after antique baseball bat that remains in solid NR-MT condition... lucky No. 13! Price $350

Antique Baseball Bat - Zinn Beck Model 400

ITEM 5: Here we are offering a Late 1910’s - Early 1920’s Zinn Beck Model 400 Baseball Bat. A beautiful vintage baseball bat with attractive Diamond 400 logo deeply burned into the surface. Zinn Beck was a professional baseball player from 1913 to 1918. He played with the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Yankees. He started his baseball bat company in the late teens. The Zinn Beck Bat Company was located in Greenville, South Carolina and they produced many different models. In fact, quite a large number of baseball's top professional players used bats made by the Zinn Beck Bat Company. This example measures 34 inches and remains in solid EX-MT condition. Price $250

Antique Baseball Bat - DeVille Slugger Professional Model

ITEM 6: The offered item is a 1910-20’s DeVille Slugger, Professional Model Baseball Bat. This fine vintage baseball bat features solid markings on honey colored ash. This is the first model of this kind we have handled. The De Ville Slugger is most likely an attempt to sound similar to the already popular Louisville Slugger. The bat is very clean with a nice surface and ideal patina. A great opportunity to add an unusual maker to your vintage baseball bat collection! The condition is solid EX-MT. Price $250

1920’s Baseball Bat - Blackman & Burchfield Belmont New York

ITEM 7: Offered here is an Unusual 1920’s Blackman & Burchfield Baseball Bat. We have seen this maker once or twice in the past but this is a scarce maker. As indicated in the lower rocker of the logo, Blackman & Burchfield was a woodworking company located in Belmont, New York. This fine vintage baseball bat features a dark finish with gorgeous wood grain. The logo is deeply burned into the wood and displays wonderfully. A great example from this era that has remained in excellent condition. Price $175

1920’s Walter French, Reach Baseball Bat

ITEM 8: Offered here is a scarce 1920’s Walter French, Reach Baseball Bat. The A. J. Reach Sporting Goods Company did manufacture player model baseball bats but they produced significantly fewer than Spalding or Louisville Slugger. Not that the quality was any less, as is the case here with this high quality Walter French model. This is a very solid bat with tight wood grain. Walter French played his professional baseball career exclusively with the Philadelphia Athletics of the American league from 1923 to 1929. The markings are nicely burned in and the overall condition is solid EX-MT. Price $225

1930’s Melvin Ott Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat - Model 125

ITEM 9: The offered vintage baseball bat is a 1930’s Melvin Ott Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat. This is a model 125 which was their highest quality model. A great bat in all regards but perhaps what is most impressive is the condition which is positively stunning. Including perfectly burned in markings! As indicated on the knob, the bat measures 35 inches in length. This fine vintage baseball bat carries the endorsement of Hall of Fame great Mel Ott. Ott's Hall of Fame career began in 1926 with the New York Giants where he played his entire 22 year career. During those 22 seasons he was an eleven time member of the National League All-Star team. He was one of baseball's greatest hitters. A fantastic addition to your vintage baseball collection. The overall condition is NR-MT to MINT! SOLD

1932 Pepper Martin, Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat

ITEM 10: Offered here is a 1932 Pepper Martin, Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat. This fine antique baseball bat is a gorgeous Pepper Martin model made by the Louisville Slugger Bat Company. It is a high quality bat, the markings are superb, deep and dark, pretty much as nice as they can be! Pepper Martin played his entire professional career with the St. Louis Cardinals and was a significant member of the Gas House Gang! The condition of this antique baseball bat is solid EX-MT! An ideal item for the collector of vintage sports equipment or for any vintage baseball memorabilia collector! Price $325





1930-40’s Babe Ruth Baseball Bat - Louisville Slugger 125

ITEM 11: The offered item is a 1930-40’s Babe Ruth Baseball Bat, Louisville Slugger, Model 125. Being well known for his crushing hitting ability "The Sultan of Swat" tops the want list for most vintage baseball bat and memorabilia collectors. This is a gorgeous example that remains in solid NR-MT condition. The markings are strong and the surface remains smooth and clean. A great opportunity to add that Babe Ruth bat to your vintage sports collection! Price $475

1940’s Lou Gehrig Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat

ITEM 12: This is a 1940’s Lou Gehrig Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat. This antique baseball bat was produced by the Louisville Slugger, Hillerich and Bradsby Company. Lou Gehrig is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and considered by most the best 1st baseman ever to play the game! He played 17 seasons of major league baseball prior to his tragic illness. Playing from, 1923 to 1939 his entire career was with the New York Yankees.The markings on this vintage baseball bat are deep and bold, the wood grain is beautiful and tight with an ideal surface and patina. Just a gorgeous bat in EX-MT condition! Price $350





1940’s Jackie Robinson Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat

ITEM 13: Here we are offering a 1940’s Jackie Robinson Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat. This exceptional, antique baseball bat was produced by the Louisville Slugger, Hillerich and Bradsby Company. Jackie Robinson is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and is probably most recognized for his breaking of the color barrier in baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. He was also awarded rookie of the year in 1947 and MVP in 1949. His entire career was with the Brooklyn Dodgers were he was a member of the 1955 team which was the only time the Brooklyn Dodgers ever won the World Series. The markings on this vintage baseball bat are deep and bold. The finish is dark with , the wood grain tight grain and an ideal surface. A wonderful bat in overall EX-MT condition. Price $225

Early 1970’s Johnny Bench, Louisville Slugger 125 Baseball Bat

ITEM 14: Here we are offering an Early 1970’s Johnny Bench Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat, Model 125, made by the Hillerich & Bradsby Company. This gorgeous, vintage baseball bat features a very bold Johnny Bench endorsement on the barrel end with LOUISVILLE SLUGGER right below. This pristine bat features great wood grain and an ideal surface. Johnny Bench is a Hall of Fame catcher who played from 1967 to 1983, all 17 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds. He enjoyed many awards; Rookie of the year, MVP awards in 1970 and 1972, many All-Star game appearances and membership to the Hall of Fame! The owner of this bat either did not like baseball or wasn't very good at it because it shows no evidence of ever being used. If you are interested in NR-MT to MINT or better condition this is a bat for you! A great item for the vintage baseball memorabilia collector! SOLD

1970’s Pat Corrales GAME USED Louisville Slugger 125 Baseball Bat

ITEM 15: Here we are offering a 1970’s Pat Corrales GAME USED Louisville Slugger, Model 125, Baseball Bat. This gorgeous, vintage baseball bat features all of the appropriate markings, model O1S, and measures 34 inches. Pat Corrales played professional baseball from 1964 to 1973. Starting out with the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds and then ending his career with the San Diego Padres. The bat exhibits great game use while remaining in excellent condition. A great piece of baseball history. Price $225





1980-1983 Len Matuszek Game Used Baseball Bat

ITEM 16: This is a 1980-1983 Len Matuszek Game Used Baseball Bat. Len Matuszek was an exceptional utility player for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1981 to 1984 and then finished his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers. This bat is a Louisville Slugger Model 125, style P72. This bat could have been ordered by the Philadelphia Phillies during their 1983 National League Championship season. Matuszek batted .275 that season and was a significant contributor to the teamís success. That bat exhibits solid game use and remains in excellent condition. Price $200

1910’s Thomas E. Wilson Decal Bat - Vintage Baseball Bat

ITEM 17: The offered bat is a wonderful, 1910's Decal Bat made by the Thomas E. Wilson Sporting Goods Company. During the 1910's vintage baseball bats were sometimes adorned with attractive decals. These decals may have endorsed notable players, sometimes advertised for the maker, or as in this case indicated the model of the bat. They were usually attractive and colorful, but they were always very fragile! Antique baseball bats that still have a significant portion of the decal remaining are few and far between. This fine example remains in exceptional condition and will add a refreshing splash of color to your vintage baseball bat collection. Overall condition is EX-MT! SOLD

 
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