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    1914 B18 Baseball Blankets Near Set (85/90) Plus Variations! B18 Baseball Blankets are rarely offered in any quantity approaching a complete set of 90 subjects. The series is as unique as the era has to offer and this presentation boasts 85 different players plus a lucky 13 variations. The 5-1/4" felt squares were meant to be stitched together to form a pillow or blankets and naturally this daily use all but ruined them for future generations. Finding high grade examples are a treat and this presentation is abundant with them anchored by an exception Joe Jackson. Missing Bassler, Carey, Mitchell, O'Neill and Turner for completion. Highlights include: Adams/Red (EX/MT), Chance/Brown-Blue (EX+), Ty Cobb/White (EX+), Coveleski (EX+), Gandil/Green (EX/MT), Gibson/Red (EX+), Huggins/Purple (VG/EX), Hyatt/Purple (EX/MT), Jackson/Yellow (NM), W. Johnson/Green (EX/MT), Kelley/Red (EX/MT), Maranville/White (NM o/c), Mowery/Red (EX), Olson/Purple (EX/MT), O'Toole/Purple (EX/MT), Pratt/Purple (EX), Steele/Purple (EX/MT), Stengel/Blue (EX+), Wheat/Blue (EX/MT), Williams/Red (VG/EX) and Wilson/Purple (NM). Variations: Ainsmith/Brown, Cole/Blue, Coveleski/Brown (EX/MT), Demmitt/Brown (GD), Gibson/Purple, Hyatt/Red (PR), McBride/Brown, O. Miller/Blue, Moeller/Brown, Peckinpaugh/Blue, Tesreau/Brown, Whitted/Yellow (EX) and Williams/Purple (VG). Grades 56% EX to EX/MT (mainly EX/MT) with some NM, 30% VG to VG/EX, 14% lesser/miscut. Total 98 pieces. Please see our web site for a detailed list of the contents of this collection.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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