Spring 2020 Premier Auction - Closes April 11
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Collection of 17 turn-of-the-century pinbacks.  The PD1 pinback set includes 12 different pins featuring generic players with their position printed on the pin.  Measuring approximately 1 1/4" in diameter, the pins are often found with advertising on the front, and can be found with gold and cream backgrounds as well as the baseball field illustrations found here.  The collection includes 1) Dispatch and Pioneer Press Advertisement: ten pins total, including the catcher, pitcher, captain, second base (2), shorstop (2), third base (2) and right field, some with red caps and stockings, some with blue.  2) Toasted Cream of Rye Flakes Advertisement): two pins, the catcher with a red cap and stockings and the first baseman with blue cap and stockings.  3) Anger's "Baby Head" League Advertisement: One pin, the first baseman with red cap and stockings.  4) No Advertisement: Four pins: Pitcher, first base, second base and shortstop.  Three of the pins include their original paper backing, the rest are purely metallic, with light patina on all.  Condition averages VG, with a few better and some lesser, the primary condition flaws being foxing and oxidation.  A popular and widely-collected group of turn of the century pinbacks, 17 in total.

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c. 1910 PD1 Position Pins Collection (17)
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Minimum Bid: $150
Final prices include buyers premium.: $400
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
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