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1941-1997 All-Star Game Press Pin Complete Run (59)
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $5,220.00
Complete run of every All-Star Game press pin ever issued from 1941 through 1997 (missing just the ultra-rare 1938 Cincinnati celluloid and post-1997 pins for a complete set). The collection includes fifty-eight different plus one variation for a total of fifty-nine pins. In very high-grade throughout, this collection was assembled one pin at a time by an extremely dedicated and condition-sensitive advanced collector. Comprised of: 1941 Detroit (some tarnishing, otherwise Ex), 1943 Philadelphia (Nr/Mt), 1946 Boston (Nr/Mt), 1947 Chicago (Ex), 1948 St. Louis (threaded-post reattached, otherwise Ex), 1949 Brooklyn (Nr/Mt), 1950 Chicago (Nr/Mt), 1951 Detroit (no fastener, otherwise Ex), 1952 Philadelphia (Nr/Mt), 1953 Cincinnati (Ex), 1954 Cleveland (Ex-Mt), 1955 Milwaukee (brooch, Ex-Mt), 1956 Washington (Nr/Mt), 1957 St. Louis (Ex-Mt), 1958 Baltimore (Nr/Mt), 1959 Pittsburgh (Nr/Mt), 1959 Los Angeles (Ex-Mt), 1960 New York Yankees (Nr/Mt), 1960 Kansas City (no fastener, otherwise Ex), 1961 San Francisco (no fastener, otherwise Nr/Mt), 1961 Boston (Ex-Mt), 1962 Chicago (Ex-Mt), 1962 Washington (Ex-Mt), 1963 Cleveland (no fastener, otherwise Ex), 1964 New York Shea Stadium (Ex-Mt), 1965 Minnesota (Ex), 1966 St. Louis (Ex-Mt), 1967 California (Ex-Mt), 1968 Houston (Ex-Mt), 1969 Washington (Ex-Mt), 1970 Cincinnati (Ex-Mt), 1971 (Nr/Mt), 1972 (Ex-Mt), 1973 Kansas City (Ex-Mt), 1974 Pittsburgh (Ex), 1975 Milwaukee (brooch, Nr/Mt), 1976 Philadelphia (two variations bell and star, both Ex-Mt), 1977 New York Yankee Stadium (charm, Nr/Mt), 1978 San Diego (Nr/Mt), 1979 Seattle (Ex), 1980 Los Angeles (Nr/Mt), 1981 Cleveland (Ex-Mt), 1982 Montreal (Ex-Mt), 1983 Chicago (Ex-Mt), 1984 San Francisco (Ex-Mt), 1985 Minnesota (Nr/Mt-Mt), 1986 Houston (Nr/Mt), 1987 Oakland (Nr/Mt), 1988 Cincinnati (Nr/Mt), 1989 California (Nr/Mt), 1990 Chicago (Nr/Mt), 1991 Toronto (Nr/Mt-Mt), 1992 San Diego (Nr/Mt), 1993 Baltimore (Nr/Mt-Mt), 1994 Pittsburgh (Nr/Mt-Mt), 1995 Texas (Nr/Mt-Mt), 1996 Philadelphia (Nr/Mt), and 1997 Cleveland (Nr/Mt-Mt). This is an extremely impressive high-grade press pin collection. Total 58 pins (plus one variation for a total of 59) representing a complete run of All-Star press pins from 1941 to 1997. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500+. SOLD FOR $5,220.00
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