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Pin your bids to this awesome lot of (9) New York Yankees pinbacks. Some of the greatest players in team history are pictured in determined portrait images symbolic of their fierce play. Issued during the Yankees 1930s-1960s era of great dominance, these hardy survivors show plenty of appeal, rating as average (VG-EX to EX-MT), with:
1935 Quaker Oats “Babe” Ruth 1-5/8” pin fob with scorer counter on reverse with deference to fob tab detached and not included, both surfaces show nice gloss and bold detail, printed with “Parisian Novelty Co., Chicago” on the bottom edge, Ruth is pictured wearing a Boston Braves cap
c.1948 “Babe” Ruth 1-5/8” black background with nameplate at bottom with appealing obverse and moderate oxidation on reverse
Late-1940s “Yogi” Berra 1-5/8” cream background with name at bottom, decent gloss, somewhat muted photo, light oxidation on reverse
Late-1950s Mickey Mantle 1-5/8” batting pose with name at bottom, attractive obverse, minor reverse oxidation
1960s Bill Skowron 2” portrait with name at top, fairly clean
(4) 1960s with (2) Mickey Mantle and (2) Roger Maris, all formatted in similar fashion with colored background and nameplate at bottom, Mantle pins have powder blue background and Maris pins have yellow backgrounds, included are one of each player with 3-3/8” diameter and one of each with 1-5/8” diameter, all are very attractive, smaller Mantle pin is attached with a slightly faded red, white and blue ribbon and plastic bat and baseball charms on a brass chain