19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
CHICAGO AMERICAN GIANTS PHOTOGRAPHIC POSTCARD
Original photographic team postcard of the Chicago American Giants c.1914, picturing twelve members of the squad including Hall of Famers Rube Foster (1879-1930), Pete Hill (1882-1951), John Henry “Pop” Lloyd (1884-1964), and standout Bruce Petway (1885-1941). The verso is inscribed Chicago Giants in pencil.
5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
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