19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
1932 PITTSBURGH CRAWFORDS TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of five members of the Pittsburgh Crawfords baseball team along with their significant others on their way to Spring Training in Hot Springs, Arkansas, c.1932, including Hall of Famers Josh Gibson (1911-1947) and Oscar Charleston (1896-1954). The verso is stamped De Luxe Studio, Hot Springs.
4 1/2 x 3 in.
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