Lot # 137: 1908 St. Louis Browns Tri-Fold Postcard w/Rube Waddell and Bobby Wallace (HOF - Pelty Estate)

Category: Baseball Postcards

Starting Bid: $50.00

Bids: 22 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Winter, 2023 Set Builder Auction",
which ran from 1/28/2023 12:00 AM to
2/11/2023 9:00 PM

Rare tri-fold postcard featuring a panoramic photo of the 1908 St. Louis Browns in their cold-weather attire. Unfortunately, the three distinct panels of this postcard have been separated from each other, presumably due to being folded over multiple times. All three panels side by side measure approximately 16 1/2" x 3.5" with the team image set atop a white border in which the various subjects are identified, along with the team and year.  The lower-left corner assigns production credit to the Star Photo Co. of St. Louis.  The card features Hall of Famers Bobby Wallace and Rube Waddell (posed underneath a whiskey advertisement).  Seventh from right is pitcher Barney Pelty, the Browns pitcher and original owner of this card, which was consigned by members of his family.  An outstanding display piece featuring two future Hall of Famers, previously owned by one of the team's players.  

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