Lot # 112: c.1880's Baseball-Themed Handkerchief

Starting Bid: $400.00

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Item was in Auction "Spring, 2024 Premier Auction",
which ran from 3/11/2024 12:00 AM to
3/30/2024 9:00 PM



11 1/2" square cloth handkerchief which unfolds to display baseball-related illustrations.  Ringed with a border of baseballs, each corner includes an illustrated ballplayer (batter, pitcher, catcher and umpire), with the interior image picturing an entire ballfields with a game in progress.  All the printing is blue, against a white background.  Visible discoloration and age-related staining is evident throughout.  Still, it is quite remarkable that a piece of this nature would have survived for more than a century.

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