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Old 10-09-2020, 12:00 PM
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Default October pickups

I didn't see a October thread so I will start one.

Got home today to find this Wade Boggs store model waiting for me.

Here is a before and after cleaning picture. The difference is way more noticeable in hand.
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Old 10-12-2020, 03:16 PM
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Awesome bat!

Staying with the Boggs theme, here is my latest pickup.

While I usually stick with bats, this one intrigued me.

It looks like an '83 Boggs game worn jersey, but MEARS noted that the tags were incorrect for the year. So they offered it as a style jersey only. I always wanted a Boggs jersey on the wall, so I went for it.

But you know me, I am always researching to see if there is more to the story (if you don't know that, feel free to read my Mickey Mantle jersey shenanigans thread, which might just be right!).

However, to me, it looks like an older shell, like maybe '80 or '81. The second top button is low, so I know it is pre-'84, but is it a really a fantasy piece? The "T" in "BOSTON" also crosses the center stitch, so I think that might be a clue.

I found quite a few examples of Sox gamers from the same time period with the same tagging type. Basically, they look like they were recycled from previous years or something, but some have impeccable provenance (two were graded A10).

I also found an auction that referenced Yaz having a bunch of his away jerseys stolen in '83, and the team had to scramble to find him more.

I am no seamstress, but there do not appear to be any alterations to the numbers, buttons, etc. Under the black light, you can see that the jersey has dirt spattering all over it.

Anyway, I have something to keep me occupied for a while, and who knows? Maybe someday I can prove it is more than just a faker.
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Old 10-12-2020, 03:35 PM
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Got this in from Heritage this week:

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Old 10-12-2020, 04:32 PM
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Default New Vandy pickup

Johnny Vander Meer Goldsmith JDM baseball glove.jpgI recently was able to pickup this circa 1939 Johnny Vander Meer JDM model glove that I didn't own previously.
This JDM model glove matches up with my Vandy glove box that I picked up a few years ago.

BTW, I'm still looking for a nice example of the Goldsmith Vander Meer VDM model glove from the same era if anyone has one that they're willing to part with.
Preferably a VDM for a left-handed thrower.
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Old 10-14-2020, 02:41 AM
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Picked this up for a Casey At The Bat display in the memorabilia room. A little rough but has better eye appeal in person.
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Old 10-14-2020, 08:06 PM
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A few federal league items i picked up recently to add to my collection.
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Old 10-16-2020, 07:00 AM
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Picked up this unique Luis Aparicio fantasy piece. Itís solid wood and weighs 20+ pounds, over 3 ft long. Only info I found online led me to someone on Instagram who acquired a similar piece but with the stencils/bat/frame styles slightly different.

He didnít speak much English over IG messenger but said his came from UNO Pizzeria headquarters, which makes sense since their HQ is here in Massachusetts and UNOís is a Chicago themed chain. So Iím guessing this was made for a couple older UNOís restaurants and then eventually stored and given away/sold at some point...

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Old 10-16-2020, 03:08 PM
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Picked up this unique Luis Aparicio fantasy piece. Itís solid wood and weighs 20+ pounds, over 3 ft long. Only info I found online led me to someone on Instagram who acquired a similar piece but with the stencils/bat/frame styles slightly different.

He didnít speak much English over IG messenger but said his came from UNO Pizzeria headquarters, which makes sense since their HQ is here in Massachusetts and UNOís is a Chicago themed chain. So Iím guessing this was made for a couple older UNOís restaurants and then eventually stored and given away/sold at some point...

Anyone else see one of these before?







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About 20 years ago I saw a sign done in the same exact style as yours only it depicted Bob Feller and was in red and blue. I saw it at a show in Chicago, and the seller was selling it as a fantasy piece. He said he bought it in a Paul Fusco auction, and it was described as being vintage and not a fantasy piece. The seller didn't find out until after the fact and just wanted to get rid of it. It was a nicely done sign but just did not fit my collection.
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Old 10-19-2020, 04:57 PM
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Happy to add a 1974 Phil Niekro GU bat to the collection. Also picked up a nice Krens Special bat Model 113 CW.
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Old 10-21-2020, 04:18 PM
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I consider this one memorable, although I think some people put it under cards.

Just put it in the mat and frame today.

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I consider this one memorable, although I think some people put it under cards.

Just put it in the mat and frame today.

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That looks fantastic. I like the frame. Where'd you find the frame? Congrats on the Wheaties. I have the portrait, I'd love to get the action shot one day.

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Old 10-22-2020, 08:32 AM
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That looks fantastic. I like the frame. Where'd you find the frame? Congrats on the Wheaties. I have the portrait, I'd love to get the action shot one day.

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Thanks. Frame was an ebay find.
Gehrig was a net54 connection pick up.

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Old 10-22-2020, 07:14 PM
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Circumstances have kind of slowed me down of late so please forgive the fact that I am posting acquisitions from the past couple of months. Pretty eclectic grouping of items, but satisfying...
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Old 10-22-2020, 07:17 PM
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Here are some earlier bats we've picked up and not yet posted...
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Old 10-22-2020, 07:19 PM
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and a few later model bats...
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Old 10-22-2020, 07:23 PM
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Amazing bats Jonathan, thanks for posting them.
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Old 10-23-2020, 10:20 AM
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Those are awesome!
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Old 10-23-2020, 02:23 PM
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Nice, Jonathan. I hope the Popovich family is doing well.

Whitehead and Hoag pin from 1897 featuring the Buffalo BBC.
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Gary, very nice as usual, but that is almost modern for you.
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Old 10-23-2020, 05:48 PM
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Gary, very nice as usual, but that is almost modern for you.
The pin was in a small local auction. I can't help myself from bidding when something baseball comes up close to home, Bruce. Plus the condition is stellar.
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