19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,250
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
SATCHEL PAIGE PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer pitcher Leroy “Satchel” Paige (1906-1982) as a member of the 1941 New York Black Yankees. Mounted on board, the verso is stamped Time Inc. and Used LIFE in Sports, page 33, has a Time Inc. Picture Collection and is inscribed Cr. George Strock in black ink.
10 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.
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