Vintage baseball glove dating guide

vintage baseball glove dating guide

How do I Date my vintage baseball glove?

Below is a guide to help date your vintage baseball glove. Gloves can be dated by the model numbers, trademarks & logos, or and by the style of the web. Web styles may have continued to be made after the dates stated but in general the web can be dated to that era.

What is the history of baseball gloves?

Early fingerless gloves were used for better grip. Full Webs are sewn directly to the thumb and forefinger By 1910 1 inch webs start appearing. Most gloves have a sewn in one inch web. Player endorsements can now be used to help date some gloves. Vertical tunnel loop webs are used. The Bill Doak Era of baseball Gloves begins.

How can I tell how old my gloves are?

Gloves can be dated by the model numbers, trademarks & logos, or and by the style of the web. Web styles may have continued to be made after the dates stated but in general the web can be dated to that era. Click on a link for a detailed description and value. Gloves have no web and are referred to as workman style gloves.

What is the glove collectors corner?

It’s a place where glove collectors can look at over 20,000 pictures of baseball gloves in the Glove Gallery, do some glove research in the Glove Library, interact with other collectors in the Collector’s Corner and create new friendships. It’s a place for all things related to vintage baseball gloves.

Where can I find information about vintage baseball glove?

The Glove Library is a comprehensive source for Vintage Baseball Glove information like manufacturer catalogs, patents and articles. Login to read glove collecting articles, research manufacturer’s catalogs and glove patents.

How do you date a custom glove?

Gloves can be dated by the model numbers, trademarks & logos, or and by the style of the web. Web styles may have continued to be made after the dates stated but in general the web can be dated to that era. Click on a link for a detailed description and value.

How can I tell how old my gloves are?

Gloves can be dated by the model numbers, trademarks & logos, or and by the style of the web. Web styles may have continued to be made after the dates stated but in general the web can be dated to that era. Click on a link for a detailed description and value. Gloves have no web and are referred to as workman style gloves.

When did they start putting webs on baseball gloves?

Before the turn of the century, antique baseball gloves had crescent pillow shapes built into them to add more protection. 1900: Full webs are sewn directly to baseball gloves. 1920: Vertical tunnel loop webs were found in most baseball gloves. 1930: The first laced fingers appeared on baseball gloves, and the H web made its first appearance.

What kind of gloves do you use to handle coins?

I use cotton gloves. Powder free latex gloves work excellent for handling any type of coins, and gives a better feel for handling coins as well. I buy them in 3-pack boxes from Costco and they work great.

Why dont people use cotton gloves to flip coins?

The problem with cotton gloves is that it leaves too much lint and fibers on the coin. I like to place some coins in flips and coin capsules and that is when a lot of lint gets into the protective container (this may not harm the coin, but leaves an eye sore).

Do Blue nitrile golves react with silver?

I am still wondering if the blue nitrile golves are inert in that it wont react with silver. Gold is safe because it is inert whether one uses nitrile or rubber based gloves. When dipping silver in acetone for conservation, I read that many do this bare handed.

Are nitrile gloves acetone resistant?

I read mixed reviews if nitrile gloves are acetone resistant. The black gloves (not sure what material) are solvent resistant and may be the best bet for bathing silver in acetone. The problem with cotton gloves is that it leaves too much lint and fibers on the coin.

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