19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
1934 TOUR OF JAPAN PHOTOGRAPH
Original team photograph of the 1934 Major League Baseball Tour of Japan, picturing over fourteen members of the squad including Hall of Famers Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Charlie Gehringer, and standouts Moe Berg and Lefty O’Doul as well as numerous Japanese dignitaries. Embossed T. Otake on the lower left corner. Blank backed.
9 3/4 x 8 in.
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