Best of May 2017

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Best of May 2017

Postby mikesglove » May 6th, 2017, 12:29 pm

An early crescent pad & buckle back webless glove sold for $2700.
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An early sewn web buckle back glove sold for $395. It has a Simmons Hardware cloth patch on the back.
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A D&M "Walter Lutzke" model G75 glove sold for $1320. It came from the Roger Bresnahan family collection. I like the taped web.
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Re: Best of May 2017

Postby mikesglove » May 8th, 2017, 12:32 am

Another early crescent, webless glove sold this time on ebay for $3150. The metal wrist strap button was lost and replaced with a plastic coat button some time ago. Other than that, a real nice glove.
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A sewn web D&M glove sold for $150. A quick BIN on ebay. The front photo is a little blurry but I think it is stamped "Wapiti". Not sure of the model number but the glove looks to be of high quality and close to near mint.
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A 1920's original design Rawlings "Bill Doak" glove sold for $325. It doesn't look to have been cleaned/conditioned yet and still a nice looking glove. With a little effort it could be a real gem.
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Re: Best of May 2017

Postby vintagebrett » May 8th, 2017, 1:15 pm

Some nice looking leather!
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Re: Best of May 2017

Postby mikesglove » May 10th, 2017, 1:00 pm

An early base mitt sold for $500. Missing the hook and eyelets from the back and a repaired thumb seam. overall a good quality mitt.
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An early crescent & buckle web glove sold for $695. Early vintage gloves look to be heating up heading into the summer. Strong price on this one despite the poor condition & missing original wrist strap. It has an interesting seam running through the face. There was a patent circa 1906 for such a design. The seam was meant to create a deeper pocket in a glove. This glove could be an example of that. Kind of a cool look and not often seen.
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Re: Best of May 2017

Postby mikesglove » May 12th, 2017, 12:21 pm

A 1920's Rawlings catchers mitt sold for $125. It features the patented "snap heel" leather pocket for padding adjustment. The mitt was top of the line in its day and is in good overall condition.
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A circa 1910 D&M catchers mitt sold for $207. A lot to like about this one. High quality & very good condition, nice patch, oval buckle, early grommet web & riveted perimeter banding, two tone leather construction
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A 1940's Rawlings "Red Rolfe" glove ended early on ebay. It is the "Wound Trap Adjustable" model. The glove has been well used. The original rolled lace trap web is long gone and replaced by a D&M/Goldsmith style tunnel webbing.
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Re: Best of May 2017

Postby mikesglove » May 14th, 2017, 1:27 pm

A 1940's Nokona "Pinky Higgins" G47 glove & box sold for $432. Top quality glove is mint!
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A 1940's Stall & Dean "Eddie Stanky" glove & box sold for $408. Glove & box are in great shape.
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A Geo. Reach "Bill Rogell" glove & box sold for $384. A hard to find glove & original box.
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Re: Best of May 2017

Postby mikesglove » May 14th, 2017, 1:35 pm

An early sewn web Reach glove sold for $998. Wool lining all intact, pristine white leather.
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Re: Best of May 2017

Postby wilsonjb » May 17th, 2017, 11:47 pm

Wow! Pretty strong price for that Reach full web. Great looking glove with a fantastic liner. Too strong for me. I hope the buyer enjoys displaying that gem.
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Re: Best of May 2017

Postby mikesglove » May 20th, 2017, 1:29 am

I missed this one for a while. It wasn't in a typical ebay glove category. A 1920's Winchester glove, a Hudson Sporting Goods base mitt and an early black/red stitched ball sold for $235. The glove, mitt & ball are in nice shape! A smokin' deal.
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A 1930's Reach "Babe Ruth" Home Run Special glove sold for $625. This one shows a lot of wear but still intact and in decent shape. Factory stamps still legible and a nice patch on the back.
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Re: Best of May 2017

Postby mikesglove » May 20th, 2017, 12:34 pm

A circa 1924 Victor, Wright & Ditson "Varsity" base mitt sold for $391. A strong price for a real nice mitt in original condition . A little conditioning and it will be a knock out
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