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Extremely Scarce 1900-1910 Princeton League Model Baseball

ITEM 1: Extremely Scarce 1900-1910 Princeton League Model Baseball in gorgeous condition. This is an exceptional antique baseball which dates back to the dead ball era of the National Pastime. Baseballs from this era were often given colorful names like, ROCKET, BOUNDER, CHAMPION, PITCHER'S PRIDE, etc... This particular baseball we have never seen before! The interest in these extremely old baseballs continues to rise while the ability to find them becomes more difficult. This rare baseball is of exceptional quality and with strong markings! This antique baseball has never been used and remains in gorgeous NR-MT condition. A scarce opportunity to acquire a museum quality, vintage baseball relic. Price $500

1910’s Red & Black Stitched Draper & Maynard, University League Baseball

ITEM 2: The offered vintage baseball is a rather scarce, 1910’s Red & Black Stitched Draper & Maynard, University League Baseball. This unique, vintage baseball features a bold D&M logo and below on the sweet-spot the unusual University League marking. The ball is consistent in color, actually much closer to white than the image appears. It exhibits very modest use and makes for a wonderful display item for the D&M collector or vintage baseball collector. Solid EX-MT condition! Price $350

1900-1910’s Spalding Welsh National Baseball MINT in Original Box

ITEM 3: Offered here is a 1900-1910’s Spalding Welsh National Baseball MINT in Original Box. During this time Spalding was the leading manufacturer of baseballs, as well as many other sporting goods items. In addition to making the baseballs used in professional baseball and exclusively for the National League they also produced their high quality orbs for many other leagues and organizations. The vintage baseball offered here is the Welsh National Baseball model. It remains in wonderful NR-MT to MINT condition and is complete with it's original box. The vintage box has the entire paper seal present and remains in excellent condition. A great opportunity to add a scarce, high quality baseball to your vintage sports memorabilia collection! Price $350





1900-1910’s Red and Green Stitched Harwood National League Baseball

ITEM 4: 1900-1910’s Harwood National League Baseball, with Red and Green Stitching. The offered vintage baseball is very scarce and desirable baseball. This antique baseball grades NR-MT to MINT and shows no signs of game use. The white leather is supple and undamaged. The markings are bold and perfectly placed on the baseball rendering a superb display item. These multi-color stitched antique baseballs continue to be a very popular area of baseball memorabilia collecting. A must have example for the advanced baseball collector. Price $475

1910-20’s Red & Green Stitched Anchor Brand, “Professional League” Baseball MINT in Box

ITEM 5: The offered vintage baseball is a 1910-20’s Red & Green Stitched Anchor Brand, “Professional League” Baseball MINT in the Original Box. These vintage baseballs with multi-color stitching continue to increase in popularity. This exceptional example features the attractive Anchor Brand Sporting Goods logo on their "Professional League" model baseball. The antique baseball is pristine and remains in beautiful unused condition. The red, white and blue box displays the attractive Anchor Brand logo and remains in VG-EX condition. A great looking, colorful and clean addition for your vintage baseball collection. $550

1930’s Red & Blue Stitched Official, Pioneer League Baseball

ITEM 6: Offered here is a 1930's vintage baseball from the earliest days of the Pioneer League. Starting with just six teams and only a few years prior to WWII it was a struggling league. However, it eventually expanded into eight teams and it remains that way to this day. A great piece of minor league baseball history. The markings are crisp and the baseball is much closer to white than the image appears. The baseball has never been used and grades NR-MT. A great opportunity to add a very interesting, antique baseball to your sports memorabilia collection. Price $250

1930’s Brotherton & White Official League Baseball MINT in Original Box

ITEM 7: Here we have a 1930’s vintage baseball in the Original Box manufactured by Brotherton & White. This fine, antique baseball was their Official League Model. The baseball remains in pristine NR-MT condition with clean and bold markings. The box is colorful with appealing baseball graphics. It displays nicely but grades G-VG as it is missing the top. Overall a wonderful antique baseball in the original box which will make for a fine addition to your vintage baseball collection! Price $175

1930’s Fishers from Lynchburg, VA, Official League Baseball

ITEM 8: Offered here is an antique baseball found with it's original box. This vintage baseball was made by S. O. Fishers out of Lynchburg, Virginia. The ball remains in wonderful NR-MT to MINT condition and the original box grades EX-MT with the entire seal still present. Another interesting point about this vintage baseball is that the paper used to wrap the ball makes mention of the "tempered baseball yarn" which is also found stamped on the baseball below the words "Official League." It is an exceptional example of this very rare baseball in box. Solid NR-MT to MINT condition! Price $175

1930’s Philips Bros. from Lynchburg, VA, Official League Baseball

ITEM 9: Here is a 1930's Vintage Baseball found in it's Original Box. Another very unique maker from Lynchburg, Virginia. This one was made by Philips Brothers. This baseball is extremely clean with a gorgeous Philips Bros logo located just above the sweet-spot marked with the "Official League" marking. The markings are crisp and the baseball is much cleaner than the image appears. The baseball has never been used and grades NR-MT, the box grades VG-EX. A great opportunity to add an interesting, antique baseball to your sports memorabilia collection. Price $250

1930’s Hutch “Official League Ball” MINT in the Original Box

ITEM 7: Here we have a 1930’s Hutch "Official League Ball" MINT in it's Original Box. The box features appealing, multi-color graphics of a vintage baseball player. It displays very nicely but is missing the top flap so it grades VG. The baseball remains in gorgeous, unused condition and grades MINT! This great looking , antique baseball and box ensemble will make for an awesome display piece among your vintage baseball collection! Price $225

1930-40’s Harwood Official League Baseballs Case Box

ITEM 10: Here we have a very rare offering of a Full Case of One Dozen Official League Baseballs. Made by Harwood, one of the oldest makers of baseballs, each of these twelve vintage baseballs is housed in it's own individual box and the dozen is housed in the master, case box. The master box is green, yellow and black, and is very attractive with neat baseball graphics. The individual boxes are red, white and black and all but one or two of the baseballs have never been touched. The model CC is found on both the case box and each individual baseball. This is a scarce opportunity to add a wonderful rarity to your antique baseball collection! Price $650

1950’s Reach Official American League Baseball, President Joe Cronin

ITEM 10: 1950 - 1960 ’s Reach Official American League Baseball, President Joe Cronin. One of the growing areas of vintage baseball memorabilia collecting continues to be that of the Official American League and Official National League baseballs. This vintage baseball was made by Reach to be used explicitly in games played by the professional teams of the American League. It is an exquisite example of this antique baseball in it's pristine box. Solid NR-MT to MINT condition! Price $225

1940’s Official League No. 90 Baseball, MINT in sealed Box

ITEM 11: Offered here is a 1940’s Official League, Model No. 90 Baseball, MINT in sealed Box. The antique baseball comes housed in a beautifully decorated box featuring detailed baseball graphics throughout. The box remains sealed and presents in wonderful NR-MT to MINT condition. An awesome item from this era of baseball and a great looking piece for any vintage baseball collection! Price $175

1950’s Ted Williams, Sears Model Baseball, MINT in Box

K&L League Special
ITEM 12: This is a 1950’s Ted Williams, Sears & Roebuck Co. Model Baseball, MINT in the Original Picture Box. After his legendary career with the Boston Red Sox, Ted Williams became an advisor for Sears & Roebuck Company for their entire line of sporting goods. Including fishing and hunting, as Williams was an avid outdoors man. The box features great graphics of Ted Williams and remains in NR-MT to MINT condition. The baseball was wrapped for many decades and only opened for the image above. William's facsimile signature is located above the sweet-spot and the baseball is pristine MINT condition. A wonderful addition for the vintage baseball collector. Price $275

1910’s GoldSmith Official League Baseball in the Box

ITEM 3: The offered vintage baseball is a Phenomenal 1910’s GoldSmith, Official League Baseball in the Box. The box has never been opened and the attractive paper seal (gold with multi-color image of the baseball housed inside) remains completely intact. This amazing vintage baseball is accompanied by a period advertising scorecard which also features the GoldSmith, Official League Baseball in the same colors - an awesome ensemble!. Possibly the finest two-color stitched baseball that we have ever handled! SOLD

1840 - 1860’s Lemon Peel Style Baseball

Brine "official league" Brine "official league"
ITEM 1: Offered here is an Exceptional 1840-60’s Lemon Peel Style Baseball. Slightly smaller than a standard baseball of today, this lemon peel baseball dates to the middle of the 19th century. In the evolution of the baseball the lemon peel style is at the very beginning. In fact, the famous Doubleday baseball that is displayed in Cooperstown, New York at the National Baseball Hall of Fame is this same style and of the same size. Amazingly, this example remains in wonderful condition. The leather is soft and supple, the stitches are all tight and intact, and the ball retains it's spherical shape perfectly. A true rarity and a solid cornerstone for any vintage baseball collection! SOLD

 

 
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