19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 625
Estimate USD 500 - USD 700
CHICK HAFEY PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Charles “Chick” Hafey (1903-1973) as a member of the Houston Buffalos of the Texas League. The verso is stamped AUG 26 1924 and inscribed Chic Hafey – Outfielder bought by St. Louis Cardinals from Houston, Texas League for highest price ever paid for Texas League player… in pencil.
7 x 10 in.
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