19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
1921 PIRATES DE MATANZA PHOTOGRAPH
Original team photograph of the Pirates de Matanzas B.B.C. of Matanzas, Cuba, c.1921, picturing eleven members of the squad including Hall of Famer Martin Dihigo (1906-1971) as a teenager on his hometown baseball team prior to his legendary international baseball career. The verso is inscribed Pirates de Matanzas B.B.C. in black ink, and Martin Dihigo 1921-23 Matanzas in pencil.
6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.
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