Lot # 83: 1913 Popular Games Company National Base Ball Dexterity Puzzle

Starting Bid: $50.00

Bids: 29 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Summer, 2023 Premier Auction",
which ran from 8/2/2023 12:00 PM to
8/19/2023 9:00 PM

Offered here is a highly desirable dexterity puzzle, with the object being to have one ball (Christy Mathewson) stay on the pitching mound, while the other (Johnny Evers) rounds the bases. The lower right side of the puzzle reads as follows: “THE TRICK - Hold Matty in Box while Evers makes home run without running off diamond.” Issued by the "Popular Games Company," the game measures at 3" in diameter while exhibiting medium wear with considerable rusting revealed on the back.

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