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    1939 Baseball Centennial First Day Covers Lot of 19. Back in 1939, the centennial celebration of the birth of baseball was a big deal for fans. The players all wore centennial patches that are highly sought after today, and even the post office got into the spirit by releasing a wide assortment of various First Day Covers related to the event. In this lot are nineteen different examples of the FDC's, including a beautiful issue that includes a glued on miniature photograph of Abner Doubleday. All nineteen use the same 1939 baseball centennial stamps as well. One FDC actually pictures the 1934 World Series between the Tigers and Cardinals, including Babe Ruth in between the other players, but the stamps and postmark are consistent with the 1939 centennial in Cooperstown.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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