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1898 Pittsburgh Nationals Pinback

Starting Bid - $100.00, Sold For - $460.00

Very unusual pressed white metal badge, with pinback bar reading "Pittsburgh 1898," presumably referring to the Pittsburgh Nationals, with embossed shield hanger with baseball design featuring catcher's mask, baseball, and two crossed bats. First example we've seen of this rare nineteenth-century baseball pin. Some tarnishing, otherwise Excellent condition. Reserve $100. Estimate $200/$400. SOLD FOR $460.00

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