VINTAGE 1960's LOUISVILLE SLUGGER Baseball Bat, MICKEY MANTLE, RARE 36 MM6
ALL other 49 States in the USA. Mickey Mantle (MM6) Rare Vintage Collector 36 Baseball Bat. LOUISVILLE SLUGGER , 125 Bat - Excellent Condition. MADE IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY USA. Authentic Mickey Mantle facsimile signature branded into the barrel & MM6 branded into the knob! Buyers should do their own research to determine the age, ect. Top of the line STORE MODEL BATS such as Hillerich & Bradsby store model 125. Which are truly vintage, never have 125 underlined and always have size numbers branded into bat knob! The bat knob is key in determining that the bat was endorsed by the player. This bat knob is branded. MM6 for Mickey Mantle 36.
Mickey Mantle signature is branded into the barrel of the bat. Another tip collectors place the greatest value on is. The earliest time frame full sized, branded signature model 125 Powerized bats WITHOUT the word SPECIAL. Advanced Bat collectors put a premium on 36 inch Bats because they were produced in much lower quantities than 33, 34 or 35 inch models. What Does the 125 stand for?
- The number that appears in the center brand is the catalog number, used to order bats. The "125" is the catalog number designated for Professional and high quality store model bats. The highest grade of wood is reserved for all 125 baseball bats. Was patented by the Hillerich & Bradsby Co.In 1931 and has pat. They introduced the "Powerized and Bone Rubbed" logo for the 1932 season and in 1933 and 1934 you will see it stamped "Powerized and Oil Tempered" which usually is a very light heat foil type print. Beginning in 1935 until present, they go with just "Powerized" The "Powerized" process is to harden the surface of the bat much like the bone rubbed finish of the 1920's. A 1938 Louisville Slugger ad states:'Powerizing' is a treatment by a special patented process that reduces chipping and peeling to a minimum, increasing the driving of the bat and prolongs it's life. Rare Vintage 36 inch MM6 Louisville Slugger 125 with Authentic Mickey Mantle facsimile signature branded into the barrel! Please look at all photos carefully as they are part of my description. The bat in my photos is the exact one you will receive. PHOTOS, LET ME KNOW & I WILL. And would make a perfect addition to. A wonderful piece of American History in very nice vintage condition. This BAT has been kept in a smoke free air conditioned environment. In my photos is the exact one. I always try to give as many descriptive details as possible and explain any visible issues as best I can. All Photos are of the exact BAT that you will receive. The item "VINTAGE 1960's LOUISVILLE SLUGGER Baseball Bat, MICKEY MANTLE, RARE 36 MM6" is in sale since Sunday, January 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Vintage Sports Memorabilia\Bats". The seller is "thmaddog1380" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Year: 1960
- Modified Item: No
- Player: Mickey Mantle
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Team: New York Yankees