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1913 New York Giants World Series Press Pin

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $4,700

New York Giants press pin issued for the 1913 World Series against the Philadelphia Athletics. All pre-1920 World Series press pins are extremely rare and this example is no exception. This 1913 press pin is among the earliest of all press pins. (The first press pin was issued only in 1911.) The circular pin displays a scalloped edge and is lettered "World Series/Giants." Featured in the center of the pin is the raised image of a catcher's mask above a crossed bats-and-ball motif, along with the year, "1913." This is an outstanding example of this early press pin rarity, with perfect enamel and only light surface wear. This is just the second 1913 Giants press pin we have offered since 1997. Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag; threaded-post back. Diameter: 1.25 inches. Ex-Mt. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000+. SOLD FOR $4,700

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