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Rare 1890 Catcher’s Mitt from the Fingerless Glove Era

ITEM 1: The offered vintage baseball glove is an Exceedingly Rare 1890 Catcher’s Mitt from the Fingerless Glove Era. This is to be considered a first generation catcher’s mitt. It is the style (shown above in the 1890 Spalding catalog) that would have been used on the non-throwing hand in conjunction with a fingerless glove used on the throwing hand. The mitt does NOT have a "pocket" and required both hands for catching. There is a light maker’s mark evident on the heel of the glove but it is not clear enough to determine the maker. However, the mitt is of the the highest quality and remains in exceptional EX-MT to NR-MT condition. An incredibly rare mitt in beautiful condition that will fill the void in even the most advanced vintage baseball glove collections! SOLD

1908 Baseball Glove, Reach Model 56, White Leather, Full-Web

ITEM 2: The offered vintage baseball glove is an Early 1900’s Full-Web Fielder's Glove. Made by the A. J. Reach Sporting Goods Company, this exquisite, antique glove is made of the highest quality, white buckskin leather. It is fully leather lined on the interior and features a brass button back strap with a perfect Reach cloth patch sewn on. Also featured on the back is a patent date of March 10th, 1908. On the front of the glove was stamped the model number of 56 and the Reach logo. It is quite remarkable that these markings are still intact as it would have taken very little use to have them wear away. This is a museum quality glove that would be a highlight for any vintage glove collection. Price $2,500

1910’s Reach 1” Web “Professional Model” Baseman’s Mitt

ITEM 3: The offered item is a 1910’s Reach 1” Web “Professional Model” Baseman’s Mitt. A scarcely found feature on this mitt is the 1" web design. This is a great looking, light brown leather, vintage baseball baseman's mitt. The leather remains soft and supple, and a good portion of the markings are able to be seen. The reverse features a buckle and strap closure at the wrist as well as a beautiful Reach cloth patch. Appropriately named "Professional" model because it is of the highest quality in every regard... and the mitt displays wonderfully! A fine example from this period that grades EX-MT - NR-MT. Price $350

1910-1920 Marathon Sporting Goods Baseman's Mitt

ITEM 4: This is a 1910-1920 Marathon Sporting Goods "Professional Model" Baseman's Mitt. This vintage baseball glove is of the highest quality in every regard. The leather is top quality, the binding is leather and the interior is fully leather lined. It feels incredible on the hand. The mitt is marked "Professional Model" on the face and the reverse features a shiny buckle-back strap in black leather. A great looking mitt in solid EX-MT condition! Price $225

1930’s Babe Ruth Vintage Baseball Glove - Spalding

ITEM 5: Here we are offering a 1930's Babe Ruth Baseball Glove made by Spalding. Vintage Babe Ruth model gloves are always very desirable and difficult to find in great condition. This exceptional example features a blazing Babe Ruth signature on soft supple leather. A wonderful antique baseball glove inside and out that remains in EX-MT to NR-MT condition! Just a superb baseball collectible as it appeals to the collectors of Babe Ruth, the New York Yankees, vintage baseball gloves or even just baseball memorabilia in general... it has it all! The perfect "holder" for your Babe Ruth single singed baseball! SOLD  

1950’s Ed Bailey Catcher’s Mitt in the original Box, made by Denkert

ITEM 6: Here we have a 1950’s Ed Bailey Catcher’s Mitt in the original Box, made by Denkert. The offered antique baseball mitt was made by the Denkert Sporting Goods Company. The mitt remains in positively pristine condition with blazing marking which include the facsimile signature of Ed Bailey. Bailey played major league baseball for 16 seasons, mostly with the Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants. The box remains in excellent condition and also includes a 'Finer Points of Baseball' booklet. The mitt is a gorgeous GEM MINT example! Price $275

1950’s Mickey Mantle Baseball Glove made by BAPCO

ITEM 7: 1950’s Mickey Mantle Baseball Glove made by BAPCO - Buffalo Athletic Products Corporation. This scarce vintage baseball glove is endorsed by the great baseball icon, Mickey Mantle. The glove features very strong markings and is a fine example from this era. It will make a great display for the New York Yankee, or vintage baseball memorabilia collector. Mickey Mantle played 18 seasons of professional baseball all with the New York Yankees. His accolades are too numerous to mention but he stands side by side with other Yankee greats like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and others. A great opportunity to add this NR-MT beauty to your collection! SOLD

Vintage Baseball Glove - Draper Maynard

ITEM 8: This is an early 1950’s Grady Hatton, Draper & Maynard Baseball Glove. This fine, antique baseball glove features a blazing silver endorsement of Grady Hatton along with the D&M logo which is equally eye catching. The glove is an exceptional example from this era and remains in solid NR-MT condition! For a left handed thrower. Price $90

1960’s Mickey Mantle Rawlings GJ99 Baseball Glove

ITEM 9: 1960’s Rawlings Mickey Mantle Baseball Glove. This handsome vintage baseball glove is endorsed by Mickey Mantle, the New York Yankees great! The glove features very strong markings which include an image of Mantle in the pocket along with his facsimile autograph. and is a fine example from this era. An incredible display glove for the vintage baseball memorabilia collector or New York Yankees fan! This antique baseball glove is gorgeous and the condition is MINT! A great opportunity to add this beauty to your collection! Price $225

1910’s Black Leather Baseball Glove made by Diamond Brand

ITEM 10: The offered vintage baseball glove is a gorgeous, 1910’s Black Leather, Diamond Brand Fielder’s Glove.  This is a very desirable antique baseball glove from a high quality but rarely available maker.  The black leather remains soft and supple and the markings are still visible in the palm area featuring the attractive Diamond Brand "sunburst" logo and indicating the model number as G501. A very high quality vintage baseball glove that is fully leather lined and with leather piping. The glove remains in solid EX-MT to NR-MT condition and makes for a striking display. SOLD

1920’s LEFT-HANDED Catcher’s Mitt made by Marathon

ITEM 11: This special offering is for a 1920’s LEFT-HANDED Catcher’s Mitt made by Marathon. The Marathon logo is on the glove face at top/center with the model number 4255 lightly stamped below. The rarity of this exceptional mitt cannot be overstated. First to be considered is that it's made for a left handed thrower and the standard of the time was 1 in every 9 GLOVES were made for a lefty... but the ratio was even more lopsided for the manufacture of catcher's mitts! Rarity factor number two is the amazing condition. The leather remains as soft and supple as the day it was made, inside and out! Additionally, with the multi-color leather back and overall appearance it makes for a striking display piece. A handsome addition to any antique glove collection! The condition grades NR-MT to MINT. SOLD

Antique Baseball Glove - Mitt made by Buffalo Sporting Goods

ITEM 12: Here we have a 1930's Vintage Baseball Mitt in Gorgeous Black Leather, made by the Buffalo Sporting Goods Company from Buffalo, NY. The images above do a fine job of describing this mitt... it remains in solid NR-MT to MINT condition, supple leather, bold markings, and great looking! This exceptional vintage baseball baseman's mitt is their Professional Model - B35 made of genuine horsehide. The interior is equally as nice as the exterior. A wonderful addition to any vintage baseball glove collection! SOLD

1900-1905 Reach, White Leather, Full Web, Baseball Fielder’s Glove

ITEM 13: This is a 1900-1905 Reach, White Leather, Full Web, Baseball Fielder’s Glove.  This incredible, vintage baseball glove pretty much has it all going on. The condition is stunning, it is of the highest with a full leather lining and piping, and the Reach cloth patch and shiny button are without flaws. This was a top quality glove 100+ years ago when it was sold and it still is today. A wonderful addition to consider for your vintage baseball glove collection! SOLD

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