Boston Garters Display: Ca. 1911 tin litho countertop store display for Boston Garter Co., featuring powerful image by illustrator J. C. Leyendecker (famous for his fade-away illustrations). Note: this company issued what are considered to be the most bizarre and among the rarest and most collectible baseball cards ever issued, depicting famous players in various stages of undress in locker room settings, often wearing just undergarments and Co.’s sock garters. Clean and excellent overall (a strong C. 8++) w/ compartments on backside for holding product boxes (lot includes two empty original boxes w/ same image pictured on lids).
Size: 13 x 14.5 x 5-1/8
Date of Sale: 10/17/15
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