19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
1903 PITTSBURGH PIRATES TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Original studio photograph of the 1903 National League Champion Pittsburgh Pirates featuring Hall of Famers Honus Wagner, Fred Clarke and Barney Dreyfuss along with standouts Deacon Phillippe, Ginger Beaumont and Tommy Leach. The 1903 Pirates represented the National League in the very first World Series, losing to the Boston Americans 5 games to 3.
Image mounted on board, 13 x 7 1/2 in.
Framed, 20 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.
Eckler, Hot Springs, Ark.
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