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1890s-1930s Scarce Baseball Scorer Lot of (24) with Coca-Cola, Cracker Jack, Rambler Auto & Babe Ruth

Lot Number 246

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Know the score with this lot of (24) 1890s-1930s baseball scorers. Issued as advertising vehicles, brand premiums and sporting goods products this vintage group of scarce, all different scorers rates as an instant collection. Highlights are: Coca-Cola cardboard “Perpetual Counter” (EX-MT) with bold colors/graphics; Cracker Jack cardboard “Score Counter” (EX); c.1900 Jeffrey Co. die-cut celluloid “Rambler” automobile (VG) with moderate wear and a 1/2” crack to left of the front tire; 1934 Quaker Cereal “Babe” Ruth cardboard scorer (GD-VG); (5) watch fob types with: (2) different c.1890s enamel Victorian Era actresses (EX, VG), 1935 Quaker Cereal celluloid “Babe” Ruth with Boston Braves cap (VG-EX) with deference to obverse scratches, 1939 Quaker Cereal celluloid “Baseball Centennial” (NM); c.1930s celluloid “50-50 Union Made Tobacco” (EX-MT) with same reverse as Quaker Cereal types. Also present are (9) advertising types and (6) sporting goods manufacturer/generic types ranging in grades of (GD to EX-MT). More on our website.

The complete list of included items is as follows:

Coca-Cola cardboard “Perpetual Counter” (EX-MT) with bold colors/graphics

Cracker Jack cardboard “Score Counter” (EX)

Jeffrey Co. c.1900 die-cut celluloid “Rambler” automobile (VG) with moderate wear and a 1/2” crack to left of the front tire

Quaker Cereal 1934 “Babe” Ruth cardboard scorer (GD-VG)

(5) Watch fob types with:

Victorian Era actresses (2) different c. 1890s with “brunette” (EX) and “blonde” (VG)

Quaker Cereal 1935 celluloid “Babe” Ruth with Boston Braves cap (VG-EX) with deference to obverse scratches, the Braves cap version is considered scarce, a Yankees cap version for the same exists and is considered more common

Quaker Cereal 1939 celluloid “Baseball Centennial” (NM) very attractive with excellent gloss

Union Made Tobacco c.1930s “50-50 Tobacco” celluloid (EX-MT) with same reverse as Quaker Cereal types

(9) Advertising types with:

Acorn Stoves late-1800s cardboard acorn shaped “Whist Marker” (GD)

Bay State Beneficiary Association c.1900 cardboard baseball shaped with red stitching graphics (GD)

Hires Root Beer c.1900 cardboard with changeable face image (GD) with a crack

Hoffman House vintage undetermined date with celluloid obverse and cardboard baseball graphics reverse (VG-EX)

New Casino Theatre c.1930s cardboard “Home of Burlesque” (GD)

Sen Sen 1920s cardboard “Perpetual Counter” with gum advertisement (EX)

Sioux Calendar Co. vintage undetermined date celluloid (VG)

Weekly Baseball Guide vintage date undetermined celluloid with players/diamond graphics, lettering style suggest 1920s (EX)

Zerwkh’s Soda Water c.1900 cardboard (GD-VG)

(6) Sporting goods manufacturer/generic types with:

D&M c.1920s celluloid Draper & Maynard with “Lucky Dog” logo (VG-EX)

Reach early 1900s celluloid “Scoring Tablet” (VG-EX)

Spalding c.1910s celluloid “Scoring Tablet” (EX)

Spalding early 1900s celluloid “Scoring Tablet” (VG)

Batter Up c.1910 cardboard baseball shapes with black and red stitching (EX-MT) with deference to minor soiling

Generic vintage undetermined date celluloid with “First Half, Last Half”, innings designations (VG)

 
 
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