19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,500
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
LOU GEHRIG PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig (1903-1941) as a member of the New York Yankees, c.1930s. The bottom border of the photograph is inscribed Lou Gehrig in black ink and the verso is lightly stamped and inscribed Lou Gehrig, Inf. New York in black ink.
5 x 7 in.
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