This item was a premium which could be redeemed by collectors of the 1953 JF 68 Kobai Word Awase caramel baseball cards (see Lot 46). This tenegui contains facsimile signatures of the Japan Series Champion Yomiuri Giants. Two Americans on the team, Wally Yonamine and Jun Hirota, have English signatures. Hall of Fame members with signatures include Tetsuharu Kawakami, Takehiko Bessho, Hiroshi Nakao, Hideo Fujimoto and Shigeru Chiba. Included in this lot is the original packaging.
Size: 34" x 11"
Condition: The tenugui has a bit of fraying along the left and right edges but is bright and fresh. Overall Near Mint. Packaging--Fair to Good