5 Vintage Baseball Blotters and Other Collectibles – Most Pre-1950.
Lot 227. 5 Vintage Baseball Blotters and Other Collectibles – Most Pre-1950. Child baseball players are the central figures in three of the blotters, each approximately 3.25” x 6.5”. One has a batter alone, ex-m, and two different show a batter and catcher, one ex, one vg+ to ex. One of these from Brown & Bigelow has a 1926 copyright, and the other displays Andrew Bensen artwork. The fourth blotter depicts an early 1900s adult batter, vg+ to ex. And the fifth, a 3.75” x 8” blotter for Blue Valley Butter, has two teenage boy baseball players distracted by two girl teens, and a third boy yelling “Get in the game!” Vg+ to ex. This blotter has a 1934 copyright. This collection also includes two 1940 unscored pages, each 11” x 14”, one for New York at Detroit, ex+, and the other, Cleveland at Detroit, small tear at the top and otherwise ex. There are two uncommon game cards - Bill Homer from a 1920s Old Maid edition. And an ace of spades with a baseball on the face and multiple baseball images on the back. Both vg-ex. A baseball trade card presents an illustration of an infant batter with a dog behind him and the caption “Proper preparation is the secret of success.” Scuff on the blank back, ex front. Also, a 2.5 x 4” vg 1938 “Empire’s World Series Line-up” partial card. Minimum Bid $15.