19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
1920 DETROIT STARS TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Original team photograph of the 1920 Detroit Stars of the Negro National League, picturing sixteen members of the powerhouse team including Hall of Famers Pete Hill (1882-1951) and Andy Cooper (1898-1941) and standouts Bruce Petway (1885-1941) and Bill Gatewood (1881-1962). Inscribed on the lower border Detroit Stars 1920 with some of the players identified on the photo itself. Mounted on board.
9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.
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