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1880’s Figure-8 Stitched Baseball

ITEM 1: The offered vintage baseball is an 1880’s Figure-8 Stitched Baseball. This vintage baseball is an excellent example from this era in baseball. The ball is ever so slightly smaller than today's standard baseball. The brown leather remains supple and the fine stitching is very tight and complete, but for the area shown above. An excellent addition to your 19th century baseball collection. SOLD

19th Century CHAMPION Baseball

ITEM 2: Offered here is a very impressive late 19th Century Figure-8 style Baseball. This exceptional antique baseball has a perfect patina and looks amazing. The baseball shows very light use or wear and it is marked only with CHAMPION, as shown above. This vintage baseball holds it's spherical shape perfectly and has all of the original stitching tightly in place. The condition is EX-MT to NR-MT and it will make an wonderful addition to any 19th century baseball collection! Price $350

1910’s Harwood National League Baseball

ITEM 3: Offered here is a 1910’s National League Baseball model baseball, made by the Harwood Baseball Manufacturing Company. The baseball was acquired with no box, however the ball has remained in a nearly pristine state without it. It is an exceptional antique baseball, as clean as they come with nice, bold markings. A very tough baseball and rarely found in this condition! Price $850

1910’s Vintage Baseball - Worth “Special League”

ITEM 4: This very scarce antique baseball dates from the era of the 1910's. This "special League" model baseball was made by the Worth Sporting Goods Company. This is the first time we have handled this model baseball and it is an exceptional example. The baseball has black and red alternating stitching and is made from horsehide. A high quality, well made baseball that has never been used. It comes complete with it's original box. The box features great baseball graphics along with the "Special League" markings and grades EX-MT. The baseball grades NR-MT to MINT. Price $650

1910’s John A. Spinney Sporting Goods Company - Official League Baseball

ITEM 5: Offered here is a very scarce 1910-20's Baseball with 2-colored stitching. Made by Triumph Brand Sporting Goods Company. It is their CITY LEAGUE Baseball which features a horsehide cover. This is the first baseball we have seen from this maker. The logo is light but clearly legible. A rare opportunity to add a scarce, high quality, vintage baseball to your antique sports memorabilia collection! $250

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

ITEM 6: 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





1910’s Red and Black Stitched Baseball

ITEM 7: Here we have a wonderful example of the red and black stitched baseball used during the 1910's. The Official National League baseballs used during this era were made by Spalding and always had the red and black stitching. Similarly, the Official American League baseballs were made by the AJ Reach sporting goods company and always had red and blue colored stitching. No markings are present on this example so the maker is unknown. A fantastic vintage baseball from this era with an ideal patina.The condition is EX-MT. Price $150

1930-40’s Official League Baseball, Mint in the Original Box

ITEM 8: Here we are offering a vintage 1920-30’s Official League Baseball Sealed in Original Box.  Great baseball graphics surround the red and white box along with its complete, blue and white paper seal which remains completely intact. A choice item for the collector of vintage baseballs. The condition is solid NR-MT to MINT. A great looking, and unique baseball for your vintage baseball collection. Price $300

1930-40’s Official League Baseball, Mint in the Original Box

ITEM 9: Here we are offering a vintage 1930-40’s Official League Baseball, Mint in the Original Box. Made by Blepp-Combs Sporting Goods Company in Cleveland Ohio, we have never encountered this maker before. An attractive logo and nice markings make this an awesome baseball, coupled with it's original box it makes for a very nice display. A choice item for the collector of vintage baseballs. Price $175

1940’s Special League Baseball in Sealed Box

ITEM 10: Here we are offering a 1940's Special League Baseball still sealed in the original box. This vintage baseball was distributed by Big Hit and it was their Special League model No. 61. The box is red, white and blue, and features baseball graphics on all sides. A very nice looking vintage baseball box which remains in solid NR-MT to MINT condition. A top quality and high grade item that will fit nicely into any antique baseball collection. Price $175

1940's Rawlings Baseball in the Original Box

ITEM 11: The offered vintage baseball is a 1940's Official League Model Baseball. It was made by the Rawlings Sporting Goods Company. Rawlings was one of the leading makers of a full line of sporting goods during this era. This fine antique baseball remains untouched inside it's original box which grades NR-MT to MINT condition with the seal still intact and unbroken. Great vintage baseball graphics on the side panels! Price $200

1930-40’s Harwood Official League Baseballs Case Box

ITEM 12: 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 $600

1951-1954 Piedmont League Baseball in the Original Bag

ITEM 13: 1951-1954 Piedmont League Baseball in the Original Bag. This scarce vintage baseball dates to the years between 1951 and 1954. Frank L. Summers is identified on the baseball and he was the president of the Piedmont League during this era. The baseball was made by the A. G. Spalding & Brothers sporting goods company and has never been used. It comes with it's original bag which remains in EX-MT condition. A great and hard to find item for the collector of antique baseball. Price $225

1940’s Hyde Park Sporting Goods, Official League Baseball in Sealed Box

ITEM 14: The offered vintage baseball was was manufactured by the Hyde Park Sporting Goods Company. It is their Official League baseball, model P 1270. It comes in it's original box which has remained sealed for all these years. The attractive box features vintage baseball graphics from the era. The condition is exceptional and grades NR-MT to MINT. A top quality, top condition item for your antique baseball collection! Price $200

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

K&L League Special
ITEM 15: 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

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

ITEM 16: 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 $200

1950’s Spalding Official National League Baseball, President Warren Giles

ITEM 17: 1950 - 1960 ’s Spalding Official National League Baseball, President Warren Giles. 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 Spalding to be used explicitly in games played by the professional teams of the National League. It is an exquisite example of this antique baseball in it's pristine box. Solid NR-MT to MINT condition! Price $200

1910's Schmeltzer Arms Company Red and Black Stitched Baseball

ITEM 18: Offered here is a very rare, vintage baseball from the 1910's era. The baseball is the variety with two colored stitching. The stitching is red and black and the maker is the Schmeltzer Arms Company. The baseball is their Official League Ball, as indicated on the sweetspot below their logo. On the opposing side of the baseball is the Schmeltzer Arms Company scripted logo. This unique vintage baseball has excellent eye appeal and remains in NR-MT condition. These unique and exceptional vintage baseballs continue to be among the hottest items for the collectors of vintage sports equipment. This one is a beauty! SOLD

1910’s Simmons Hardware Co. Baseball Mint in Box

ITEM 19: Offered here is a 1910's Simmons Hardware Company Baseball MINT in the Original Box. Along with Winchester, Schmeltzer and a few other fire arms and hardware companies, Simmons also offered baseball equipment. The offered vintage baseball was the Interscholastic League model by Simmons Hardware Company. This baseball and box combination is an exceptional example. The red and blue stitched baseball has never been used, it's very clean with dark and bold markings. The box remains in excellent condition and having the paper seal intact is a nice addition. A great opportunity to add a scarce, high quality baseball to your vintage sports memorabilia collection! SOLD

 

 
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