19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 3,500
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
HONUS WAGNER SIGNED CONTRACT
A uniform employee contract dated 1950, between Hall of Famer John “Honus” Wagner (1874-1955) and the Pittsburgh Pirates for $5,000 for the season as a coach. Signed John H. Wagner in black ink, and countersigned by H. Roy Haney, General Manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
8 1/2 x 11 in.
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