19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000
MAX CAREY SIGNED CONTRACT
A National League Player's Contract dated 1912, between Hall of Famer Max Carey (1890-1976) and the Pittsburgh Pirates for $2,100 for the season. 1912 marked Carey’s second full year in the Big Leagues, one in which he took over centerfield duties for the Pirates. Signed Max G. Carey in black ink, and countersigned by Hall of Famer Barney Dreyfuss (1865-1932), as President of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
8 1/2 x 14 in.
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