1922 New York Giants Salesman Sample World Series Ring in Lucite
1922 New York Giants salesman sample ring is encased in lucite and is an almost exact replica of the ones given to the New York Giants squad for their victory over the New York Yankees. This was the first year a World Series ring was produced and given to player. The only other teams to issue rings to its players in the 1920s were the St. Louis Cardinals in 1926 and the New York Yankees in 1927. The left shank features a design consisting of crossed bats, a ball, and glove, as well as a scroll bearing the words "Giants Worlds." The left shank features a scroll reading "Champions," below which is the year, "1922." All of the lettering on each shank is done in raised relief. The face displays a baseball-diamond motif on the top, upon the center of which is mounted a single stone. Ring has wear, appears to have been resized, but has no internal marking visible.
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