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Lot # 39: 1914 B18 Blanket Collection (65) w/Cobb, Johnson, & Seven Other Hall of Famers

Starting Bid: $500.00

Bids: 14 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2024 Winter Classic",
which ran from 2/25/2024 10:00 AM to
3/16/2024 10:00 PM



Large collection of sixty-four 1914 B18 blankets, representing forty different players, including nine Hall of Famers (six different). All variations noted in our inventory are those listed in the Standard Catalog of Vintage Baseball Cards. Keys: Frank Chance (brown pennants, blue infield) - EX; Frank Chance (brown pennants, blue infield) -trimmed otherwise VG-EX; Frank Chance (green infield) trimmed otherwise VG; Ty Cobb (white infield) VG-EX; Walter Johnson (green pennants) - trimmed left edge otherwise GD; Les Mann (brown infield) - trimmed otherwise VG-EX; Rabbit Maranville (white infield) trimmed otherwise VG; Casey Stengel (blue infield) - trimmed otherwise VG-EX, Casey Stengel (blue infield) - multiple trimmed edges otherwise EX; and Zach Wheat (blue infield) - trimmed otherwise VG-EX. The remainder of the collection is as follows: Eddie Ainsmith (3 examples; all red basepath); George Burns (4 examples; all green basepath); Marty Cavanaugh (white infield); George Cutshaw (blue infield); Larry Doyle (2 examples; 1 brown basepath and 1 green basepath); Art Fletcher (2 examples; 1 green basepath and 1 brown basepath); Eddie Foster (brown pennants); Chick Gandil (green pennants); George Gibson (2 examples; both purple pennants); Hank Gowdy (white infield); Eddie Grant (2 examples; 1 green basepath and 1 brown basepath); Roy Hartzell (2 examples; 1 green infield and 1 blue infield); John Hummell (3 examples; 2 green infield and 1 blue infield); Ham Hyatt (purple pennants); Bill James (white infield); Fritz Maisel (blue infield); Bill McAllister (2 examples; 1 purple basepath and 1 red basepath); Clyde Milan (green pennants); Danny Moeller (3 examples; all green pennants); Ray Morgan (2 examples; both green pennants); Mike Mowrey (red pennants); Roger Peckinpaugh (green infield); Hub Perdue (white infield); Nap Rucker (green infield); Howard Shanks (3 examples; all brown pennants); Red Smith (blue infield); Fred Snodgrass (green basepath); Jeff Tesreau (brown basepath); Lefty Tyler (3 examples; all white infield); Bull Wagner (2 examples ; both blue infield); Dee Walsh (purple basebath); Hooks Wiltse (3 examples; all green basepath). Most of the non-Hall of Famers have at least one trimmed edge and grade between GD and EX with an average grade of VG.

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