Lot # 77: 1910-33 D&M, Reach, & Spalding Baseball & Other Equipment Catalogs Collection (6)

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 23 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Fall, 2023 Premier Auction",
which ran from 11/5/2023 12:00 AM to
11/25/2023 9:00 PM

Collection of six sports equipment catalogs that were printed and distributed between 1910 and 1933. Includes four A.J. Spalding catalogs and two Draper and Maynard catalogs.  Includes the following: 1) 1910 Spalding Spring & Summer: Picturing an illustration of Honus Wagner on the cover, VG condition catalog featuring interior player images including Ty Cobb and Christy Mathewson. 2) 1911 Spalding Catalog: Cover illustration features an Athletics player sliding into a base defended by a Cubs player.  Interior photos include several Hall of Famers of the era, including Christy Mathewson.  3) 1918/19 Fall & Winter Draper & Maynard Catalog: Military-themed catalog with the cover inscription "D&M Goods are at the front." 4) 1919 Spring & Summer Draper & Maynard Catalog: Another military themed catalog featuring the tagline "D&M Sporting Goods are at the front."  Cover image depicts a soldier holding a baseball glove, sitting near a box of baseballs, amidst children playing with D&M products.  5) 1932 Spalding Spring & Summer Catalog: Stylized illustration based on a photo of Babe Ruth, with Bobby Jones on the back cover. 6) 1933 Spring & Summer Spalding Catalog: Smaller-format catalog using the same Babe Ruth illustration as the prior year, 1932 Yankees pictured inside.  Bobby Jones once again graces the back cover. Catalogs vary in size with the largest (1932) measuring approximately 5.5" x 8".  VG/EX to EX condition.  Six catalogs total.

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