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1910’s Duck Web Glove by Ratsch Peerless

ITEM 1: The offered vintage baseball glove is the very elusive, duck web style fielder's glove. This scarce glove is at the top of the want list for nearly every collector of vintage baseball gloves. It was a short lived innovation that resulted in very few gloves being produced, and now they are in very high demand. The offered example was made by the Ratsch Peerless Sporting Goods Company. Amazingly the button for the wrist strap, which is celluloid and a terrible choice for a baseball glove, remains very much intact. The glove itself also remains in exceptional condition with the Ratsch Peerless logo and model no. D250T boldly stamped into the glove. Overall the glove grades solid EX-MT and it represents of the finest examples out there. An incredibly rare antique baseball glove in beautiful condition that will fill the void in even the most advanced vintage baseball glove collection! Price $5,500

1900-10’s Full Web Baseball Glove made by Zenith

ITEM 2: The offered vintage baseball glove is a 1900-1910's Full-Web Fielder's Glove. The markings are light but the maker is Zenith, the model name is Redy Back and the model number is 4151. This exceptional, antique baseball glove is of the highest quality, with a leather binding and fully leather lined interior which remains soft and supple. A great example from this era that will fit nicely into any vintage baseball collection. The condition is solid EX-MT. Price $300

1910’s Baseball Glove made by Rawlings

ITEM 3: This fine vintage baseball glove dates to the 1910's and was made by the Rawlings Sporting Goods Company. The wrist strap features a perfect cloth patch which reads, "Rawlings - manufacturers of high grade athletic goods." The baseball glove remains in wonderful condition, with soft leather and a very clean and well intact interior. The condition of the leather and the glove itself is solid EX-MT, with note to initials which are found on the wrist strap. A fine example from this period that will make for a great display! Price $250

1910’s Black Leather Wright and Ditson One Inch Web Baseball Glove

ITEM 4: This is a 1910's Black Leather Baseball Glove made by the Wright and Ditson Sporting Goods Company. The glove features the one-inch-web style pocket. W&D was among the leaders in producing high quality baseball goods and this glove is no exception. The black leather remains soft and supple. Additionally, the interior is fully leather lined and the binding is also leather. Finished off with W&D cloth patch on the wrist, this glove will make for a beautiful display. An outstanding antique baseball glove in excellent condition. Price $275

Scarce 1910's Burgundy Colored Fielder’s Glove made by Spalding

ITEM 5: Here we are offering a very scarce burgundy colored leather, baseball fielder's glove. This fine antique glove was made by the A. G. Spalding & Bros. sporting goods company and features the one inch wide webbing between the thumb and index finger. The glove dates from the 1910's and features a beautiful brass button marked with the Spalding logo and also a Spalding cloth patch, which is frayed. The glove itself is a tank, with high quality leather and construction throughout. The condition grades solid EX-MT for this rare beauty! Price $225

1910’s Black Leather One Inch Web by Esankay

ITEM 6: Here we have a 1910's Black Leather glove, a one inch web style. The offered antique baseball glove was made by Esankay. This is the first Esankay model glove that we have seen. A very interesting logo which uses a baseball with the word Esankay spelled through the sweet spot, and having an S above and a K below. The glove remains in solid EX-MT condition with the leather remaining soft and supple. A great addition to your vintage glove collection. Price $250





1920's Cy Young Baseball Glove by Hutch

ITEM 7: This offering is for a 1920's Cy Young Baseball Glove made by Hutch... and it is indeed one of the finest examples around. This vintage baseball glove is endorsed by baseball legend Cy Young... arguably the greatest pitcher of all-time. Cy Young enjoyed a 22 year career in professional baseball from 1890 through 1911. All of the markings on this glove are bold and easily readable. The glove has seen very little use. An all around solid glove that remains in gorgeous NR-MT condition! Price $500

1930’s Babe Ruth Vintage Baseball Glove - Spalding

ITEM 8: Here we are offering a 1930's Babe Ruth Baseball Glove made by Spalding. This exceptional vintage baseball glove is their Home Run Special model. Vintage Babe Ruth model baseball 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 any antique baseball memorabilia in general... it has it all! The perfect "holder" for your Babe Ruth single singed baseball! Price $950

Scarce 1930’s Left-Handed Catcher’s Mitt

ITEM 9: This is a rare 1930's Left-Handed Catcher's Mitt. This vintage baseball equipment rarity was made by the A. J. Reach sporting goods company out of Philadelphia , PA. The marking is light but present. The righty to lefty ratio was nine to one during this time and even fewer for catcher's mitts I'm sure. This example is a real beauty that remains in wonderful condition. The contrasting black and tan leather on the back looks great along with the sturdy and shiny buckle and strap. The mitt is an exceptional example from this era and remains in solid EX-MT condition! For a left handed thrower. Price $175

Antique Baseball Glove - 1930’s Tiger Striped Catcher’s Mitt

ITEM 10: Here we have a scarce 1930's Catcher's Mitt with a very interesting "Tiger-Stripe" look to it. This is a big and heavy professional quality catcher's mitt. Top quality leather construction was used for every inch of this mitt. There is no maker's mark evident nor was there a cloth label. This wonderful vintage baseball mitt has a unique and fantastic appearance. An eye catching display mitt and/or holder for your favorite baseball! Solid EX-MT condition. Price $150

Ted Williams Signature Model Baseball Glove

ITEM 11: Offered here is a 1940's Ted Williams Baseball Glove. This exceptional vintage baseball glove was made by the Wilson sporting goods company. This was their model number A2210, their Ted Williams PRO-MODEL. A fantastic display glove, this Williams model features a blazing silver facsimile signature of the Splendid Splinter. A solid EX-MT example with soft, supple leather and gorgeous markings! Price $225

1960’s Mickey Mantle Rawlings GJ99 Baseball Glove

ITEM 12: 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





Rare 1890 Catcher’s Mitt from the Fingerless Glove Era

ITEM 13: 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 14: 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. SOLD

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

ITEM 15: 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. SOLD

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

ITEM 16: 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! SOLD





1950’s Mickey Mantle Baseball Glove made by BAPCO

ITEM 17: 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

1910’s Black Leather Baseball Glove made by Diamond Brand

ITEM 18: 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 19: 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 20: 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 21: 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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