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1948-1950 Jackie Robinson Memorabilia Collection (6)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $415
Jackie Robinson's great popularity inspired the manufacture of many products bearing either his likeness or endorsement. Offered here is a collection of six of those classic pieces. 1) 1948 Jackie Robinson Baseball Game in original box. Manufactured by the Gotham Pressed Steel Corporation of New York. The metal game board (14.25 x 14.5 x 2 inches) displays modest wear and includes two steel balls, instructions, and souvenir photo of Jackie Robinson. Ex. The box (14.5 x 15 x 2.5 inches) is missing a side flap on the lid and displays heavy wear. Gd, but still very substantial, rare, and ideal for display. 2) 1949 Slugger at the Bat record album. Issued by Columbia Records, the two-album recording features the voices of both Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese. The jacket is in Very Good condition, with a complete tear along the outer spine of the sleeve holding the first record. Each of the records has a few minor scratches. 3) Jackie Robinson Daily Dime Register Bank: 2.5 x 2.5 x .75; metal construction. Gd-Vg, with numerous scratches. A few coins remain inside. 4) Jackie Robinson Reproduction Metal Figural Bank: 5.75 inches in height; circa 1995, this is a very substantial modern-day reproduction of the original metal figural bank and is nearly identical in design. Black cloth covering the base. Vg, with moderate tarnishing. 5) Circa 1950s Jackie Robinson glass. The front pictures an illustration of Robinson at bat and his facsimile signature. The other side reads "Champion of Baseball." Marked "Hoppy" on the bottom. Five inches in height. Nr-Mt to Mt. 6) 1950 Jackie Robinson comic book. Published by Fawcett (Vol. 1, No. 4, November 1950). Gd, with tear and adhesive residue on back cover. Also included is a 1977 Jackie Robinson "Photo Focus on Sports" card. 4.75 x 6.25 inches. Vg. Total 7 items. Reserve $200. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $415
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