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Rockies and Marlins 1993 "Inaugural Year" Memorabilia Lot of (24)

Lot Number 198

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Expanding for the first time since 1977, Major League Baseball welcomed the Colorado Rockies and Florida Marlins in 1993. These (24) keepsakes were issued to celebrate those newcomer franchises. Highlights include: (2) Commemorative Bats: 34” Cooperstown Bat Co. “Inaugural Year” display weapons with colorful team logos; (2) Autographed Flats: a Gateway Silk cachet and Marlins 1993 Opening Day program; both signed by Rojas and R. Lachemann (“10” strength, JSA auction LOA). More on our website.

Also included are:

(4) 1993 Matchbox Cars: includes (2) 18-wheelers (both Rockies and Marlins versions) and (2) sedans (both Rockies and Marlins versions) all in original retail boxes.

(2) Team Photo Pins: 6”-diameter celluloid pins with color team photos (1 Rockies, 1 Marlins) and “Inaugural Years 1993” legends.

(3) Z Silk Cachets: includes (2) Colorado Rockies 1993 Opening Day issues (postmarked “APR 9 1993”); and (1) Florida Marlins 1993 Opening Day issue (postmarked “APR 5 1993”)

(11) Publications: includes:
* Colorado Rockies 1993 Media Guide (NM-MT)
*Florida Marlins 1993 Media Guide (NM-MT)
* Colorado Rockies 1993 Cactus League Guide (EX-MT)
* Colorado Rockies 1993 Yearbook (VG-EX with spine wear)
*Colorado Rockies 1993 Official Scorecard Magazine – Inaugural Edition (NM)
*Florida Marlins 1993 Official Yearbook (NM)
*May 7-10, 1993 New York Mets Magazine (program scorecard for first-ever series vs. Florida Marlins; MT)
* (3) April 1993 Rocky Mountain News editions with coverage of the Rockies
* April 6, 1993 Miami Herald with coverage of the Marlins’ first-ever game (6-3 win over Los Angeles)

(2) Lapel Pins: (1) each for Rockies and Marlins “First-Ever Opening Day”; posts and nuts intact

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