19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 5,250
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
1895 BALTIMORE ORIOLES PAPERWEIGHT
A glass-domed paperweight depicting sixteen members of the 1895 National League pennant winning Baltimore Orioles including Hall of Famers Ned Hanlon (Manager), John J. McGraw, Hughie Jennings, Wilbert Robinson, Joe Kelley and Willie Keeler. The paperweight is believed to have been created for members of the team themselves, and features a hinged metal easel on the back for upright display.
Diameter 3 in.
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