19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
HALL OF FAME SIGNED PHOTO COLLECTION
George Burke (1874-1951)
Group of twenty-four autographed photographs of Hall of Famers by photographer George Burke, printed from original negatives and signed circa the 1980s. Includes Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Leo Durocher, Johnny Mize, George Kell, Carl Hubbell, Billy Herman, Bob Feller, Rick Ferrell, Bobby Doerr, Lou Boudreau, Luke Appling, Lefty Gomez, Charlie Gehringer, Bill Dickey, Pee Wee Reese, Bob Lemon, Enos Slaughter, Joe Sewell, Warren Spahn, Duke Snider, Bill Terry and Ralph Kiner. Signed in either blue or black marker.
5 x 7 in.
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