1924 PD3 Mrs. Sherlock’s Bread Pin Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title PD3 Mrs. Sherlock’s Bread Pins
Year 1924
Size 7/8″
Images Black and White
Type Pins
Number in Set
10

PD3 Mrs. Sherlock’s Bread Pins Overview

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The 1924 PD3 Mrs. Sherlock’s Bread pin set is a small issue both in terms of size and quantity.

With red borders, the pins are relatively small, measuring a little less than a full inch. The set is also a diminutive one consisting of only ten different pins.

As stated on the backs, the pins were produced by the Bastian Brothers Company, a novelties company in Rochester, New York. Fronts include the text, “Mrs. Sherlock’s Home Made Bread” as well as the player picture and then at the bottom, his name and his team name.

It is worth noting that these were not the first baseball pins produced by Mrs. Sherlock’s Bread. The company also created a special set in 1920 and a later one in 1933 for the Toledo Mud Hens minor league team.

PD3 Mrs. Sherlock’s Bread Pins Checklist

  1. Grover Alexander
  2. Ty Cobb
  3. Rogers Hornsby
  4. Walter Johnson
  5. Rabbit Maranville
  6. Pat Moran
  7. Babe Ruth
  8. George Sisler
  9. Tris Speaker
  10. Honus Wagner

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