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Lot # 1338 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1947-1957 World Series Press Pin Collection (15)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $3,231.25

Collection of fifteen World Series press pins, spanning the years 1947 through 1957, all originating from the personal collection of legendary Yankees scout Paul Krichell. This is a very impressive collection of Yankees, Dodgers, and Giants press pins, all dating from the "golden years" of baseball in New York, including all the key press pins from the era, most notably the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers and the 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers tie-bar. Unless otherwise noted, each of the pins is in Near Mint or better condition and is complete with original stickpin clasp or threaded-post fastener intact. Fourteen different pins are represented here, plus one duplicate (1949 Yankees), for a total of fifteen pins. New York Yankees: 1947 (Ex-Mt), 1949 (two examples), 1950, 1951 (Ex-Mt), 1952 (Ex), 1953 (Ex-Mt), 1955, 1956, and 1957. Brooklyn Dodgers: 1949, 1953, and 1956 (tie-bar). New York Giants: 1951 (Ex-Mt), and 1954. This is a gorgeous high-grade collection with many highlights. Total: 15 pins. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$4,000. SOLD FOR $3,231.25

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