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Eclectic Grouping of 1930-1950s Americana and Sports Memorabilia

Lot Number 499

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Description

Patriotism and American pastimes are the fare in this assortment of Americana and sports memorabilia. Highlights include: Gold-on-Silver Olympic Stamps a 1983 Franklin Mint-issued "The 100 Greatest Olympic Stamps" set of gold-on-sterling silver miniatures (with leather case and individual certs); Signed Flats (5) with Boudreau and Snider (JSA holograms); Tickets (2) including a 1932 Army-Navy football stub graded (VG-EX 4) by PSA; Boxing Broadsides (2) 1930s Henry Armstrong 9x12 fight posters. More highlights on our website.

Signed Flats
Lou Boudreau (d.2001) Yellow Hall of Fame plaque postcard, signed in black marker ("8" strength). James Spence Authentications hologram #E91522.
Phil Cavaretta 1935-1936 Diamond Matchbook, signed in blue ballpoint ("7" strength). James Spence Authentications hologram #E91520.
Freddy Fitzsimmons (d.1979) 1935-1935 Diamond Matchbook, signed in blue ballpoint ("8" strength). James Spence Authentications hologram #E91518.
Baxter Jordan (d.1993) 1935-1936 Diamond Matchbook, signed in black ink ("5" strength). James Spence Authentications hologram #E91519.
Duke Snider 1977 Baseball's Great Hall of Fame Exhibits card, signed in black marker ("9" strength). James Spence Authentications hologram #E91521.


Ticket Stubs
1932 Army vs. Navy a December 3 Franklin Field voucher; encapsulated and graded VG-EX 4 by PSA.
1937 Bucknell vs. Villanova an October 23 Shibe Park stub; (GD) with paper loss on reverse
1940 Eagles vs. Bears a September 5 Temple Stadium stub (VG) with uneven admission tear
(2) 1942 Villanova vs. U.S. Coast Guard October 10 Shibe Park vouchers; both (VG)
1946 Eagles vs. Boston Yanks an October 6 Shibe Park stub (VG-EX)


Scrapbooks
(4)leather-bound volumes with 1940s World war II-themed daily newspaper clippings.


Trading Cards
1954 Topps Baseball (20) mostly (VG-EX) and (VG) with #139 Ed & John O'Brien (VG-EX)
1964 Treasure Island (15) cards with (9) different; average (EX-MT)


Publications1941 Baseball Register (GD, front cover missing)
Mickey Mouse stand-out book (PR, missing pages and Mickey Mouse right arm on front cover design


Miscellaneous a vintage McCormick tea House cookie tin filled with various 1930s-1940s toys (mostly figurines).

 
 
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