Consign Your Best Items with Lelands. We Also Pay Cash on the Spot! Learn More Here.

1850s Tim Keefe Sporting Times Advertising Sign

1850s Tim Keefe Sporting Times Advertising Sign

This extremely rare piece depicts the New York Giant ace hurling in his best form, and is the only specimen known to exist. This advertises the groundbreaking publication, and, offered for 5 cents, is still a bargain. The point of purchase display in light cardboard sat at the counter of local news agents, and this one was available only in the New York area, making this even more of a rarity. The man is identified at the bottom: "Tim Keefe, N.Y. B.B Club." Measures 11" x 9" with a great ghost image on back as this was backing for a picture frame for likely a century, saving the lot from sure destruction. Tim Keefe was a dominant pitcher during the early days of the sport, pitching 14 seasons and being posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1964.

current sports auction

Past Sports Card, Memorabilia, Non-Sports Card and Collecitble Auction Items

Other past auction items that may be of interest to you.

1940’s New York Cuban Stars Pin & Pennant

December 2002

Luis Tiant, Sr. Hand Painted Photograph

December 2002

1940’s East/West Negro League Pennant

December 2002

1943 Zulu Cannibal Giants Negro League Broadside

December 2002

1945 Chicago American Giants Negro League Broadside

December 2002

1940’s Havana Paloma Negro League Team Photograph

December 2002

1930’s Colored House of David Broadside (22x32”)

December 2002

Satchell Paige Original Artwork by Richard Merkin (16x20”)

December 2002

Asp.Net CMS By Joopk.com