4 Early 1900s Real-Photo Postcards, Each Featuring a Baseball Player in Uniform.
Lot 237. 4 Early 1900s Real-Photo Postcards, Each Featuring a Baseball Player in Uniform. These postcards, all with sepia photos, were never mailed. Players and teams are largely unidentified. “W.H.S.” is on the jersey, and “W” on the cap, of a player bent over as if to field a ground ball. Vg-ex. In another photo, a player wears a catcher’s mitt and chest protector. “Alex Pratt,” possibly the player’s name, is written neatly on the back of the card. Vg-ex. A third player has a “P” on his jersey. His glove hand is extended above his head. Pencil writing on the back indicates that the card was to be mailed to Dalton, MA. F-g. The final postcard captures a player in action in an oval-shaped image. A “W” is on the player’s jersey. G-vg. Winning Bid $35.