Display minded collectors will delight in making room for this vintage baseball relic lot of (15). Dating from c.1900 to the 1960s, this attractive assortment is filled with captivating treasures.
c.1920s Wood tie rack: Measures 11x6 and is outfitted with a wood bar and end pieces across the bottom. The backer plate is embossed with the legend "Over the Fence for a Tie Score" and images of three baseball players including a pitcher, batter and catcher. A small hole at top center appears to be factory drilled and this century old relic displays nicely in (VG-EX) condition with deference to a few extraneous drops of green paint.
c.1900 W.H. Manchester sterling silver spoon with relief images of a batter, crossed bats and a ball at top. While moderate overall tarnishing is evident, this condition only serves to reinforce the vintage nature and authentic appeal of this antique piece, which shows distinct (EX-MT) details.
c.1950s Babe Ruth Foundation "Sportsmanship Award" 1" medal with batting image of Ruth on the obverse (VG+).
Early-1900s Spalding & Bros. umpire counter (VG-EX) with functioning wheels.
c.1950s-1960s Japan tin whistle with catcher illustration (VG-EX) with bold paint.
c.1950s Ohio Blue tip matchbox and matches with Ted Williams batting illustration on top (VG).
Griffith "Blythe's Official League" baseball in sealed factory box that presents in (EX-MT) condition.
Spalding ONL/Frick baseball (VG-EX) with the written notation "Hank Sauer Sept. 3, 1950" on the panel to the right of the factory stamp on the reverse sweet spot, indicating it is likely a game-used foul ball.
c.1920s Diamond "Rocket" 2-1/2" diameter baseball (GD) with date "1930" written boldly on the panel beneath the reverse sweet spot.
(6) Empty baseball factory boxes range (VG to EX+) with examples from famous maker brands D&M and Wilson; and (4) lesser known or generic types.