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1907-1980s Gigantic Baseball Pinback Collection (350)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $4,994

Large collection of 350 miscellaneous baseball pinbacks (spanning the years 1907 to the 1980s) originating from an old-time collector. While most of the pins are relatively modest in value, they all remain highly collectible. The sizes range from 1/8 to 3-1/2 inches in diameter. Poor to Vg-Ex condition (with a few slightly better). This is a fascinating collection with many unusual and scarce pins. 1) 1932 PR2 Orbit Gum - Numbered (9 pins): #6 Cuyler, 12 Averill, 21, 28 Cochrane, 31, 67 Herman, 92, 111 Combs, and 116 Sewell. 2) 1932 PR3 Orbit Gum - Unnumbered (1 pin): Lyons. 3) 1933 PR4 Cracker Jack (11 pins): Frisch, Grove, Hartnett, Jackson, Lazzeri, Maranville (2), Ruffing, Simmons, Terry, and Vance. 4) 1933 PX3 Double Header Coins (3 coins): Bottomley, Goslin, and Lopez. 5) 1938 Our National Game complete set minus 2 (28 of 30): Missing only Foxx and Ott for completion. Also includes forty-five duplicates with DiMaggio and Gehrig. 6) 1938 Baseball Tabs (4): Dean, Klein, Mungo, and Waner. 7) 1940 PM10 Baseball Player Pins (8 pins): Bartell (2), Camilli, Melton (2), Walker (2), and Wyatt. All missing pin. 8) 1951 PM10 Baseball Player Pins (1 pin): Rogovin (missing pin). 9) 1950s-1960s PM10 Baseball Player Pins - Name at Bottom (50 pins): Includes Jackie Robinson, Ted Williams, Roger Maris, Stan Musial, and Duke Snider. Most are missing the pin. 10) 1952 Hawthorn-Mellody Chicago White Sox complete set (11 pins plus two duplicates). 11) Circa 1954 Cleveland Indians American League Champions word pin (14 identical pins): One is missing pin. 12) 1956 PM15 "Yellow Basepath" (1 pin): Schoendienst. 13) 1956 Portland Beaver All-Star (1 pin): Saffell. 14) 1958 Armour S.F. Giants Tabs (1 tab): Barclay. 15) Circa 1961 Cincinnati Red Legs National League Champions word pin (8 identical pins). 16) 1969 Kelly's Potato Chips complete set minus 2 (18 of 20 pins): Missing only Flood and Gibson for completion. 17) 1969 Sunoco Cubs/Brewers near-complete set (13 of 18 plus six duplicates): Missing only Hegan, Krausse, Pattin, Roof, and Savage for completion. 18) 1969 Major League Baseball Player Pins (2 pins): Jenkins and B. Williams. 19) 1969 Major League Baseball Players Association Pins (3 pins): Brunet, Helms, and Killebrew. 20) 1970 Montreal Expos Player Pins (14 pins). 21) Various Pins (102 pins): Including players, teams, events, etc. Also included is a Babe Ruth watch minus the wristband. Extremely unusual assemblage with many highlights. This is a collection unto itself! Total: 350 pins plus watch. Reserve $300. Estimate $500++. SOLD FOR $4,994


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