19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
1911 CUBAN STARS TEAM CABINET PHOTOGRAPH
Original cabinet team photograph of the 1911 Cuban Stars of Havana, picturing twelve members of the squad including Hall of Famer Jose “El Diamante Negro” Mendez (1887-1928). The matte is inscribed Recuerdo de Binghamton, Abril 25 de 1911 along with player identifications. A small tag, also with players identifications is attached to the bottom border of the matte. Blank backed.
10 x 8 in.
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