Duke Snider Bat, Game Used, Sells for $5,012 at NateDSanders.com Auctions
Duke Snider Bat
A Duke Snider bat, game-used can be worth into the five figures. We at NateDSanders.com Auctions sold a modest Duke Snider bat for $5,012. Here is the description and picture of the bat:
Duke Snider Game-Used Bat
Duke Snider bat, game-used, circa 1950-1951. Hillerich & Bradsby professional model C117L bat measures 35″ in length and weighs 33.9 ounces. Ball marks and deep ball stitch impressions visible to right and left barrel. Grain separation from repeated ball contact to front barrel; a six inch piece is missing from the back barrel. The small and rare “Ed Duke Snider” is stamped to the front barrel. Handle reveals that Snider’s signature crisscross tape was removed, bat also appears to have been oiled. Lot accompanied by Letter of Authenticity by PSA/DNA confirming that the model number, length and weight specifications were confirmed by the manufacturer’s ordering records as being ordered by Snider during this time period. An excellent and hard to find bat from the 1950’s era. Sold for $5,012.