Lot # 74: c.1890's Baseball-Themed Pencil Box

Starting Bid: $150.00

Bids: 11 (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



This is a brown, lacquered wooden pencil box from the late 19th century that includes three interior compartments and sports a painted lid with full-color uniformed players from that time positioned side by side with their respective on-field positions called out beneath them in print. There are a number of nicks and chips to the artwork on top, but the illustrated players featured remain largely unobstructed despite the chipping. The measurements of the box are 2.25” deep  x 7.75” wide x 2" high, missing the skeleton key that originally accompanied it, as is the case with every similar pencil box we have handled.

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