19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,250
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
BIZ MACKEY SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH
Autographed sepia-toned photograph of Hall of Famer Biz Mackey (1897-1965) picturing the Negro League catcher in his Philadelphia Royal Giants baseball uniform. The photo was taken and signed during the Royal Giants Tour of Japan in 1932. Signed Mackey - C in black ink.
3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.
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