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1929 Philadelphia Athletics World Series Press Pin

  • Sold For: $3,259
  • Year: 1929
  • Auction: 2012 Spring
  • Lot #: 1154
  • Auction Category: Historical/Political/Pop Culture/Americana

Philadelphia Athletics press pin issued for the 1929 World Series against the Chicago Cubs. This pin, featuring the club's famous "white elephant" logo, was the first undated World Series press pin ever issued. It also commemorates a World Series victory for what many consider to be Connie Mack's greatest ball club. Exceptional high-grade example of this pin that has long been recognized as one of the most desirable and elusive of all 1920s World Series press pins. Near Mint condition. Manufacturer unknown; threaded-post back. Approximately 1 x 1 inches. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.
SOLD FOR $3,259

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