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    1950's Collection of Charles Comiskey Jr. Personal Awards & Items - 11 Total Pieces. From the estate of Charles Comiskey Jr. is this collection of desk items and personal awards. Each shows age wear and served the White Sox owner during his tenure. Included are: White Sox ashtray (4" diameter), high quality lighter (5.5"), 1959 American League Champions pen set with clock and barometer built-in, 1958 personal pen set ("Charles A. Comiskey 12-25-58"), genie lamp ("C.A.C" engraved), Andy Frain Services lighter (with 8x10" photo), Harlem Globetrotters 50 Years paperweight (some oxidation on basketball), 1958 Rotary International Award (4.5"), Comiskey's personal door knocker ("C.A.C" engraved), Charles/Donna silver dish ("Randahl Sterling 237 R IN" engraved on reverse) and 1955 Charles A. Comiskey United Airlines 100,000 miles club award. The sterling silver dish is plated.


    The Comiskey Collection


    It's a name that remains synonymous with Chicago White Sox baseball, and one properly immortalized in Cooperstown bronze. The collection that appears in the lots that follow spans six decades of the team's history, beginning with what may be the earliest ChiSox document in private hands, and continuing on to feature a wide assortment of material from sons J. Louis and Charles A. Comiskey II, who carried on the ownership of the club following their father's passing. Many of the key moments in team history are memorialized, from the team's first World Series appearance in 1906, to the famous World Tour of 1913-14, to the club's eventual sale to another Hall of Fame executive, Bill Veeck, in 1959. All items were stored for decades in the attic of Charles Junior's home before they were acquired by our consignor, and they make their auction debut here.


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    May, 2014
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