19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 9,375
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
CHRISTY MATHEWSON PHOTOGRAPH
Louis Van Oeyen (1865-1946)
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson (1880-1925) as a member of the New York Giants, c.1905. The verso is stamped Photo. by L. Van Oeyen, News-Paper & Commercial Photographer, Cleveland, O. as well as inscribed Christy Mathewson, Pitcher, N.Y. Giants in pencil.
6 3/4 x 10 in.
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