June 1889 Receipt from A. G. Spalding & Bros. Athletic and Sporting Goods.
Lot 319. June 1889 Receipt from A. G. Spalding & Bros. Athletic and Sporting Goods. The $6.00 receipt is on yellow letterhead with “A. G. Spalding & Bros., Manufacturers and Dealers in Athletic and Sporting Goods, 241 Broadway.” The receipt is handwritten for a pair of gloves at $3.50 and a Mask at $2.50. (No sales tax!) The 5.25” x 8.5” receipt is ex with a slightly irregular left side, likely as torn from a receipt book. Neither the print nor the ink has faded with time. Minimum Bid $20.