|Casey Stengel Award Presented to
Imexal, Swiss, Triple Date Calendar & Moon Phase Desk
Clock. Made in 1973, presented to Joe DiMaggio as the
Casey Stengel Award on January 27th, 1974.
Fine and very rare, gilt brass, 8-day going, desk clock with
triple date calendar, moon phases and alarm. Accompanied
by a 8” x 10” black and white photo taken at the presentation
and a Letter of Provenance.
|c. Round, swivel-mounted on a heavy gilt brass base, setting
levers for the calendar and moon phase on the back, base
engraved: Casey Stengel Award – N.Y. BBWAA – Joe DiMaggio.
d. Silvered with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track,
three subsidiary ring dials for the date, days of the week and the
months, aperture for the moon phases. Brass arrow hands.
M. 24’’’, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 15 jewels,
straight-line lever escapement, monometallic compensation
balance, flat balance spring, index regulator.
Dial and case signed. Diam. 13 cm. Base 16 x 6 cm. Height 15.5 cm.
From the Joe DiMaggio Collection
|Estimate: 3,000 USD - 5,000 USD
Estimate: 3,000 CHF - 5,000 CHF
Estimate: 2,200 EUR - 3,500 EUR
|Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio
(November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999)
An American baseball player who played centerfield
for the New York Yankees, was voted
into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955.His two
brothers, Vince and Dom, also became major
league center fielders.
A 3-time MVP winner and a 13-time All-Star,
DiMaggio was the only player to be selected for the
All-Star Game in every season he played. During
the thirteen years of his career, the Yankees won
ten pennants and nine world championships.
When he retired, he had the fifth-most career home
runs (361) and sixth-highest slugging percentage
(.579) in history.
DiMaggio is perhaps best known for his 56-game
hitting streak (May 15–July 16, 1941); his record
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