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Lot # 1408 (1408 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

Circa 1910 New York Giants Oversized Pennant

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,320

Oversized New York Giants pennant dating from circa 1910. The blue-felt pennant features a large illustration of a generic batter to the left, with a small baseball displayed in front of him. The team name, "Giants," is lettered to the batter's right. Unlike most pennants, all of the graphics are appliquéd in white felt, as opposed to paint, making this both an extremely attractive and unusual example. In addition to its wonderful aesthetics it is also exceedingly rare. This is the first example of this early Giants pennant have ever offered and we cannot recall having ever seen another. One of several truly great early pennants in this auction, all from the same advanced collection, each among the best pennants that we have ever offered. Ideal for display! The pennant (33 inches), which is complete with tassels, displays a few tiny holes and is otherwise in Excellent condition overall. Reserve $300. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $1,320

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