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1937-1989 World Series and All-Star Game Press Pins (42)
Starting Bid - $800.00, Sold For - $4,640.00
Impressive collection of thirty-four World Series and eight All-Star press pins, spanning from 1937 to 1989, includes the following: 1) World Series Press Pins (34): 1937 Giants (this pin is accompanied by press pass to the Polo Grounds for 1937 World Series, issued to legendary sportswriter Al Lang), 1945 Cubs (Ex due to slight mfg. blemish in upper right), 1955 Yankees, 1956 Yankees, 1957 Braves, 1958 Yankees, 1958 Braves, 1959 White Sox, 1960 Pirates, 1961 Reds, 1962 Giants, 1962 Yankees, 1963 Dodgers, 1964 Yankees, 1964 Cardinals, 1965 Twins, 1966 Dodgers, 1966 Orioles, 1967 Red Sox (Vg due to heavy tarnish), 1968 Tigers, 1968 Cardinals, 1969 Orioles, 1969 Mets (Ex-Mt due to light tarnish), 1974 Dodgers, 1976 Yankees (charm), 1977 Dodgers (Vg due to heavy tarnish), 1980 Royals, 1982 Cardinals, 1984 Padres, 1984 Tigers, 1985 Cardinals, 1986 Red Sox, and 1987 Cardinals. 2) All-Star Press Pins (8): 1950 Chicago, 1952 Philadelphia, 1956 Washington, 1966 St. Louis, 1971 Detroit, 1974 Pittsburgh, 1977 New York (charm), 1981 Cleveland, and 1986 Houston. All pins have their original threaded or needle post fasteners. This very high quality press pin collection has been catalogued and graded by Jim Johnston, the hobby's most knowledgeable press pin expert. Except for those few noted, all are in Near Mint to Nr/Mt-Mt condition. Total 42 press pins. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500. SOLD FOR $4,640.00
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