19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,625
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
BABE RUTH, TONY LAZZERI & LOU GEHRIG PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famers Babe Ruth (1895-1948), Lou Gehrig (1903-1941) and Tony Lazzeri (1903-1946) of the New York Yankees, wearing mourning bands for their manager Miller Huggins. The verso has been date stamped SEP 27 1929 and has an affixed caption tag.
7 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.
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