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    1948 World Series Souvenir Pennant. The first example we've ever encountered of this rather unusual Fall Classic keepsake. Clearly the pennant was sold at Cleveland Stadium, as the text at right reads, "World Series of 1948, Cleveland, Ohio." But this one was apparently made just for visiting fans, as the left side recounts the roster of the National League Champion Boston Braves. Like the Satchel Paige pennant also presented within this auction, the presented felt relic survives the passing decades remarkably well, with light cracking of the paint the only issue of note. No tack holes are evident, and the original tassels remain in place. Length is 29".

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