Spalding bat dating

This site is designed to be a showcase of great sports memorabilia.Visit Antique if you are interested in buying or selling baseball memorabilia. This outstanding vintage baseball bat features the endorsement of the New York Yankees baseball legend, Babe Ruth.Although some contemporary bats are still made of ash—maple has since become a popular material—early J. Hillerich & Son bats were noticeably heavier than bats used today.However, these very old bats, made before the company began getting stars to endorse them, tended to be the same length as bats used in the big leagues today—approximately 33 to 35 inches.A great little 16"souvenir baseball bat that has remained in solid near mint condition.This 1920's unique Burke Hanna bat is simply fantastic.There is a small T carved into the barrel of the bat, and there is a 2 inch long chip at the end on the side opposite the Spalding mark. This attractive baseball bat features a strong Reach logo, and a red ring at its barrel end.This early bat does have a great look and displays very well. The knob has a lathe mark, and the bat has a very attractive wood grain.

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This beautiful bat features many dark colored rings.It measures 34 inches and features the "bat" logo at center and "Burke Hanna" like an endorsement on the barrel.The wonderful old baseball bat has strong markings and remains in EX-MT/NR-MT condition!By matching the samples with the logo on your bat you could approximately date to that era.Variations in branding and model numbers could narrow down the years, and will be added to the description soon. Noted models that used this logo include; the 0X Axletree, and the Gold Medal line, This "Makers" Spalding logo was first used in 1890. SPALDING BROS." at the top and "MAKERS" at the bottom.