19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
1923-24 TOMAS GUTIERREZ PREMIUM ALBUM
A 1923-24 Tomas Gutierrez tobacco premium baseball card album featuring the Santa Clara, Havana, Marianao and Almendares Cuban League baseball teams. The bound fold-out album pictures over eighty individual players including Hall of Famers Cristobal Torriente (1893-1938), Oscar Charleston (1896-1954), John Henry “Pop” Lloyd (1884-1964), Jose Mendez (1887-1928) Andy Cooper (1898-1941) and notables Armando Marsans, Dolph Luque, Alejandro Oms, Nig Clarke, Rafael Almeida, Chuck Dressen and many others. Bound in a green cloth cover with gilt lettering and green ribbon ties.
9 x 8 1/4 in.
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