Baseball gloves used by great players are in great demand. A vintage baseball glove is a unique gift idea for those who want to cherish the memory of great players from the past. Vintage baseball gloves are available in different sizes, shapes, styles, and designs.
The simplicity and exquisiteness of vintage baseball gloves have made them a perfect gift for those who love baseball. Today, dozens of brands and hundreds of different models of baseball gloves are available to choose from. Good sources for purchasing vintage baseball gloves include antique stores, vintage-clothing stores, and museums. Their large selection of designs will help you to find the glove that you are looking for.
The gloves used in early days of baseball were hand-stitched and hand-sewn. Over the years, baseball gloves have undergone changes in style and size. Nowadays, replicas of baseball gloves, which were used in early days, are available on the market.
Vintage baseball gloves were made of durable, lightweight leather. The pricing of vintage baseball gloves depends on the condition. Made from burgundy-colored leather, the 1908-Spaulding fielder’s glove with a full-sewn web is a great vintage baseball glove. This early baseball glove is of the highest quality. The 1940’s U.S. army fielders’ glove is a wonderful, high-quality glove made in Ripon, Wisconsin. The Joe Cronin, 1915-20 youth-size fielder’s glove, and 1915-20 fielder’s glove are some examples of split-finger gloves used in the early days.
Proper care of vintage baseball gloves can increase their lifespan. They are best stored in dry places. Vintage baseball gloves are kept in specially made glove boxes or in plastic containers, with the objective of keeping the gloves in their original conditions of softness, smoothness, and suppleness.