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1900ís Vintage Baseball made by Diamond Brand

ITEM 1: The offered vintage baseball is a very scarce example that dates from the early 1900ís and was made by the Diamond Brand Sporting Goods Company, out of St. Louis. I don't recall ever handling a Diamond Brand baseball in the past, the maker is very rare and the baseball has never been used! The sweetspot boasts the model to be ROCKET, with the Diamond Brand logo above and the model No. 5 below. This vintage baseball is an excellent example from this era and a wonderful addition to your vintage baseball collection. Price $375

Vintage Baseball - CHAMPION 1910's

ITEM 2: Offered here is a CHAMPION Model Baseball that dates from the early 1900's. This unusual style baseball features an uncommon, unfinished leather, similar to buckskin. The stitching is narrow and very tight. Markings on the ball include "CHAMPION" and below that "No. 11" as the model number. A very unusual and interesting baseball, and great example from the era. The markings are light and the baseball exhibits minimal use, EX-MT. Price $200

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 amazing condition! Price $750

1910-20ís Practice Indoor Baseball

ITEM 4: Offered here is a very unusual 1910-20ís Practice Indoor Baseball. Made by the Worth Sporting Goods Company. Baseballs used for Indoor Baseball were always larger in size than a standard baseball, as is the case with this Worth Model No. 12-1. The markings are crisp and clean, and the baseball has never been used. A fantastic example in choice condition! Price $175

Vintage Baseball - Worth SPECIAL LEAGUE

ITEM 5: This unusual antique baseball dates from the era of the 1910-1920's. This is a Worth Special League Baseball with red and black stitching. Only recently have we seen and sold, a Worth "SPECIAL LEAGUE" model baseball. This is the second but of a later era. Still with the appealing 2-color, red and black stitching. A high quality, well made baseball that exhibits minimal use and has great eye appeal. The baseball grades EX-MT to NR-MT. Price $200

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

ITEM 6: The offered vintage baseball is a 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 baseball 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 A J 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. SOLD

1930 - 1940’s Official League Baseball, Mint in the Original Box

ITEM 8: Here we are offering a fantastic vintage baseball from the 1930-40ís. This Official League Baseball remains MINT in it's Original Box with the paper seal fully intact! The attractive green and white box features a great baseball graphic of a pitcher in full uniform. The baseball is an Official League, Model 972. 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. SOLD

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. This fine vintage baseball was made by the S&H Sporting Goods Company. The baseball is their "Official League" Model SH-200, t is in unused condition and it remains in it's original box. The box grades EX-MT and features a different baseball graphic on the sides of the box. 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 Baseball in the Original Box

ITEM 10: The offered vintage baseball is a 1940’s Official League Baseball MINT with the Original Box. This fine antique baseball features bold markings that include Durized - Official League - Sealed Double Cover on the sweetspot. Made of horsehide, it's a model 972 and remains in pristine MINT condition. The box has the entire paper seal still intact but neatly split when the baseball was removed. It remains in NR-MT condition. Great vintage baseball graphic on the side panel! Price $150

1940’s Special League Baseball in Sealed Box

ITEM 11: 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 $225

1940ís Warren Spahn Endorsed Hutch Brand Baseball MINT in the Original Box

ITEM 12: The offered vintage baseball is a 1940’s Warren Spahn Endorsed Hutch Brand Baseball MINT in the Original Box. It was made by the Hutch Brand Sporting Goods Company. This is the first Warren Spahn model baseball we have encountered. The Warren Spahn facsimile signature appears on both the baseball and box, as well as Model No. 1000. A rare opportunity to add this Hall of Fame endorsed baseball to your vintage baseball collection! The box is EX and the ball is MINT. Price $250

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

ITEM 13: The offered vintage baseball was was manufactured by the Hyde Park Sporting Goods Company. It is their Official League baseball, model No. 150. 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 on two panels. The condition is exceptional and grades NR-MT to MINT. A top quality, top condition item for your antique baseball collection! price $175

1960’s Mel Stottlemyre Baseball Mint in the Original Box

ITEM 14: Here we have a very rare offering of a scarce 1960’s Mel Stottlemyre Endorsed Baseball Mint in the Original Box. This is the first Mel Stottlemyre model baseball that we have ever encountered. The popularity for player endorsed baseballs has been growing steadily among vintage baseball collectors. This example features a pristine MINT condition baseball and EX-MT baseball box. A scarce opportunity to add a wonderful rarity to your antique baseball collection! Price $125

1951-1954 Piedmont League Baseball in the Original Bag

ITEM 15: 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 wonderful and difficult item to find for the collector of antique baseballs. Price $225

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

K&L League Special
ITEM 16: 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 17: 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! SOLD

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

ITEM 18: 1950’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 $225

1910's Schmeltzer Arms Company Red and Black Stitched Baseball

ITEM 19: 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 20: 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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