19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
JOE JACKSON PHOTOGRAPH
Original Graflex Camera salesman sample photograph of Shoeless Joe Jackson (1888-1951) as a member of the Cleveland Naps, c.1911. Created to demonstrate the camera's swift action capture ability, the photograph features Jackson touching home plate against the New York Yankees and has embossed on the front in red Graflex Negative, Made with Cooke Lens and Velox Print.
6 1/4 x 4 in.
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From bats and photographs to contracts and personal letters, a selection from The Golden Age of Baseball sale
A selection of classic images offered in our The Golden Age of Baseball sale on 19 October at Christie’s New York
A timeline of moments from the game's Golden Age and beyond, illustrated with lots from our sale, The Golden Age of Baseball
Simeon Lipman discusses a collection of rare artefacts connected to the game’s most celebrated teams and players