19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 3,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
JOSH GIBSON PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Josh Gibson (1911-1947) and Rafael Pedroso, catchers on the 1937-38 Cuban League Champion Santa Clara Leopards. Features Hernandez Studio, Santa Clara embossed on the lower left corner and the typewritten Catchers del club Santa Clara, Campeones de Cuba 1937-38. De izquierda a derecha Joshua Gibson, Rafael Pedroso, Santa Clara, Cuba Noviembre 22 de 1938 on the verso.
7 x 5 in.
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