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1866-1990 Baseball Emphasis Pin Hoard of (240+) with (76) PM10 Series

Lot Number 348

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Donning pins has traditionally been a great way of showing support for your favorite team. Support your inventory or collection by capturing this amazing hoard of (240+) mostly baseball pins. Many of these items are extremely scarce, vintage pieces dating from 1866-1990 including major & minor league, little league, local & school teams, political and advertising promos. Highlights include (76) 1940s-60s PM10 series issues and so many others that you will have to check our website continuation for a list. Also included are rare tokens, coins & other metallic pins. More on our website.

Please note, all items in this lot are in mid to high grade unless noted. The complete list of included items is as follows:

PM10 Series:

1940 (6/11) with: Bartell, Camilli, Hubbell, Melton, Reiser & Wyatt
1940 Extras (12) with: (2) Bartell, Hubbell, (6) Melton, (2) Reiser & Wyatt
1951 (3) with: Kiner & (2) Rogovin
1950s-60s (27) with: (2 different) Antonelli, Black, Boudreau, Campanella, Cooper, Doby, Gomez, Higgins, (2 different) Hodges, Jensen, Kluszewski, Lee, Lemon, Lockman, McCovey, Musial, Newcombe, O’Conell, Parnell, Piersall, Rigney, Rosen, Shea, White & Williams
1950s-60s Extras (28) with: (3) Black, Cooper, (2) Doby, (3) Gomez, (3) Higgins, Jensen, Kluszewski, (3) Newcombe, (2) O’Conell, Piersall, (3) Rigney, Rosen, (3) Shea & White

Other Highlights:

Pinback Buttons:
(3) 1910s Hassan comic baseball issues
Factory 30 2nd District NY comic baseball
Detroit Tigers with vintage batter & 1-1/2” diameter baseball charms
Hodges PM10 type with ribbon & metal batter medallion
I bowl at Gil Hodges Lanes
8/17/37 A’s vs Red Sox at Shibe Park with Reddy Kilowatt design
3-1/2” 1960s Mays
Stan Musial Clean-Up Club
Mel Ott Little League Foundation
I’m rooting for Jackie Robinson with baseball charm
(2) Pittsburgh Gazette Pirates
1903 Milwaukee Bees
6/19/37 Yale-Princeton game admission pin with Alumni parade 1937 on obverse
1910 Teddy Bears Fan Club
1913 Merrimack Clothing New England Champions
C.1930 Chicago Cubs pin with crossed bat design featuring slogans the four horseman & murderers row + photos of players Rajah, Hack, Kiki & Stevie(surface damage on left side including surface loss at 11 o’clock)

Assorted coins, medallions, stickpins & premiums:
1988 North Dakota Roughrider Roger Maris pin with pennants
1940s Ernest Lombardi 7” lead pencil bat premium
(2) plastic Hernsheim Bros. “Home Run Tobacco” tokens
Jos. Schoeneman & Co. batter & fielder metal medallion
1911 Ohio & Pennsylvania Baseball League metal token
1913 Club of Columbus, NE. metal badge
1866 The Nobles & Greenough (Nobles) School inaugural year medallion
Spalding button cufflink
1908 “Catcher” tobacco tag
1947 SF Seals PCL Champions pennant pin
(2) generic crossed bat, cap & ball cufflinks
1908 baseball fan metal stickpin
generic metal crossed bats & ball-catcher stickpin
generic brass stickpin with enamel baseball
Chicago Baseball Municipal Playgrounds metal coat button
1935 Post Cereal “Dizzy Dean Winners” brass portrait pin premium
1935 Post Cereal “Dizzy Dean Winners” brass bat & ball premium
C.1930 tennis star button pin with Tilden, Stoefen, Vines & Lott
Don Eagle Fan Club button pin with Indian Chief headdress design

Assorted Major League items:

(2) 1950s Kiner color photo buttons with facsimile signatures in display cases
(3) 3-1/2” 1960s Killebrew buttons, (2) black & white & (1) color
4” 1960s Harrelson
(2) 1970s 3-1/2” F. Robinson buttons
1967 Astros NL All-Stars
C.1960 Cleveland Indians Chief Wahoo
1957 NL Champions “Home of the braves”
9/12/73 WADO radio Cepeda Day
1950s PM10 type Aparicio with ribbon
1959 White Sox AL Champs
1960s Callison with ribbon
1960s Allen with ribbon and 5” plastic bat charm
(2) 1960s PM10 type Yastrzemski with ribbons and bat & ball charms
Thanks Yaz Cooperstown Awaits
1950s Rogovin PM10 type with ribbon and glove & ball charms
(2) 1960s Marichal b&w buttons
1950s Ted Kluszewski Civil Defense League Member
(2) 1” 1950s Redleg Booster pins
(2) Browns’ Boys Club Member
1950s Congratulations Larry Doby
1940s Tigers Youth Fan Club
1950s 1” Muncrief
I’m the guy that took the ants out the Giants
Americna & National All-Star Game
National Baseball Hall of Fame
(2) Early Wynn 300 Club
1964 3x2 MVP clipboard clip with B. Robinson & K. Boyer
(4) 1940s Luke Appling 1” pins, (1) attached to 6/1/47 Appling day folder
1959 White Sox AL Champs plastic keychain
Larry Doby plastic photo charm
Browns ribbon & baseball charm
(2) 1950s plastic photo charms with Pafko/Hudson & Boudreau/Reynolds

Minors/Little League/School/Local Team issues:

Rochester Red Wings luggage tag
Rochester Red Wings 1-1/2” button type
(2) Rochester Hustlers Ball Team button types
(2) 1935 Boost Lane Tech “School of Champions”
1927 YMCA Buffalo Baseball Club “Knot Hole gang”
1929 YMCA Buffalo Baseball Club “Knot Hole Gang”
1960 Fox City Foxes opening day admission 2-1/2” button
1940 Blackstone High Baseball
1909 Rochester Baseball Club Manager John H. Ganzel
Crowleys Triplets Junior Baseball League
Vestal Little League Booster (soiled)
1937 “Gee” Walker Supercharger Club
1957 Little League World Series
Hamline University
1954 Winona Chiefs booster
Fergus Falls Red Sox “Knothole Boosters”
Atlantic Baseball Club
1962 Junior Jets Columbus Baseball Club
Churngold Baseball club (soiled)
Atlantic City Press Union Baseball Boosters Club
Babe Ruth baseball Booster
News Leader Athletic Club
Boys Baseball Erie, PA>
1915 Portland “20,000 or Bust”
3” Portland Beavers


National Babe Ruth Candy Week
Kellogg’s Baseball School
1920s National Bread
Home Plate Flour (mirror on reverse, no pin)


1930s metal relief Joe E. Brown-“Elmer the Great” First National promo
Force Franklin Out at third
C.1950 generic baseball
I am going to the ball game May 1st
WWI era 1-3/4” x 2-3/4” oval portrait of unknown (mirror on reverse, no pin, obverse has multiple surface cracks)
Henley Bicycles two color cufflink

Political items:

Willkie/Johnson red, white & blue “Nice” 1” button
Crime Prevention Society of America JR. Commandoes “Knot Hole Gang” Ft Worth Cats
(2) John K. Tener for Governor photo buttons
(2)John K. Tener for Governor photo cufflinks
Happy (Chandler)/Keen
Morgan G. Bulkeley-Commander Dept. of Conn. G.A.R.
(2) Democrat & Chronicle Century Theater
1940s NY Mayor Jimmy Walker “Walker Gave Us Sunday Baseball”
”Be Lucky Go Happy” HOF Commissioner Happy Chandler when running for Governor prior to baseball

Baseball Schedule Tokens/Medallions:

1912 J.B. Watson-Nashville, TN.
1913 Ship Café of Venice-Pacific Coast League
1940 The Millers President Café-Minnesota Miners
1951 Old Sunny Brook Whiskey- Cincinnati reds
1954 American Beer-Orioles
1955 Falstaff Beer-“Game of the Week”
1960 West Side Bank-Milwaukee Braves

Other Sports

Mike McGreevy auto racing photo button
1961 metal Formula 1 car
1978Stp-Indianapolis Speedway brass pin
1990 Indianapolis 500 brass pin
Miami Jockey Club brass token
1957 Georgia State Golf Association Championship-Augusta Country Club
1953 Central U.S. Championships-Oconomowoc Ski Club

Brooklyn/LA Dodgers & NY/SF Giants

(2) 1960s 3-1/2” Drysdale photo buttons with ribbons & baseball charm
(2) 1960s 3-1/2 Wills photo buttons with ribbons & “Go Maury Go” tags
(2) 1960s 3-1/2” T. Davis photo buttons with ribbons and ball & bat charms
1960s Drysdale color photo button
4/10/62 Dodgers Opening Day-The Stadium Club
1960s 3-1/2” Moon photo button
1960s 3-1/2” W. Davis b&w photo button
Loeser’s Dodgers
1950s 1” red Brooklyn Dodgers
1950s 1-1/2” blue Brooklyn Dodgers
1960s Sandy Koufax color photo money clip (scattered surface loss)
1974 LA Dodgers 6” world Series team photo button with facsimile signatures
1958 I like SF Giants in ‘58
(3) 1960s 3-1/2” Mays b&w photo buttons
1960s 3-1/2” McCovey b&w photo button

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