Lot # 108: Extremely Rare 1889 Base Hit Cigar Box Salesman's Sample Advertising Label w/Baseball Scene

Starting Bid: $200.00

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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



4 3/16" x 4 1/4" square cigar box label for "Base Hit" cigars.  Dated 1889 and printed by lithographer Schumacher & Ettlinger of New York, the label features a baseball scene in the lower half, a woman in a baseball cap inset inside an illustration of a baseball in the upper portion of the label.  Clean and colorful, the label boasts an EX appearance save for a tiny edge tear at the bottom-right, and some very light staining in the border areas here and there.  Glue staining on the reverse reduces the technical grade, but not the considerable eye appeal.

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