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Rare 1850s Baseball Award of Merit

Rare 1850s Baseball Award of Merit

Early baseball imagery decorates this Reward of Merit given to children by their teacher for good behavior and performance in the classroom. This is the first one we have seen with this imagery, as the other version is much more common. This is one of the earliest baseball pieces ever found, measuring 2.5x6.5" and in Excellent condition.


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