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1916 Brooklyn Dodgers World Series Press Pin
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,680
Brooklyn Dodgers press pin issued for the 1916 World Series against the Boston Red Sox. All pre-1920 World Series press pins are extremely rare. This pin is also very significant to Dodgers collectors as it commemorates the first modern-day World Series appearance for Brooklyn. The colorful pin features a blue-and-white enamel border that reads "World Series" and "1916" in gold lettering. The center displays a convex baseball design in gold that reads "Brooklyn." The very high relief design of the baseball center of this pin makes it especially susceptible to wear. This pin is no exception and it displays two minor abrasions near the top border of the baseball design. All of the enamel components remain in pristine condition. Excellent to Mint condition overall. Manufactured by Dieges & Clust; threaded-post back. Diameter: 0.75 inches. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,680
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