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Lot # 36 (of 873)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1895 Cincinnati Opening Day Ticket

Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $3,162.50

Extremely colorful, graphic ticket stub from the opening game of the 1895 season features an artistic rendering of a game in progress. The ticket is dated "April 18, 1895" and reads "Cincinnati vs. Cleveland" as well as "Admit Ladies and Gentlemen" across the bottom. It is especially rare and unusual to find such a beautiful ticket design for a pre-1900 major league baseball game. Slight remnants from scrapbook removal on blank reverse are apparent only upon close inspection and do not detract, and are mentioned for the sake of accuracy, otherwise in Excellent condition. Reserve $300. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $3,162.50

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