19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
BUCK WEAVER SIGNED 1913-14 WORLD'S TOUR PHOTOGRAPH
Black and white photograph of the 1913-14 World’s Tour baseball team, signed and inscribed by White Sox star Buck Weaver (1890-1956). The photograph features future Hall of Famers Red Faber and Sam Crawford in addition to stars Buck Weaver, Ivy Wingo, Hans Lobert, Tom Daly, Steve Evans, Joe Benz and Bunny Hearn. Signed, From Your Pal, Buck, 1914, To The Little Girl Miss Ferrell and additionally players’ identified and inscribed in another hand Picture taken in Egypt on Chicago White Sox – New York Giants Round World Tour 1913-1914 The Sphinx and Pyramid in Background.
11 x 8 1/2 in.
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