19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 875
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
TY COBB PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Ty Cobb (1886-1961) as a member of the Detroit Tigers, c.1920. The verso is stamped Underwood & Underwood Co., NY and features a caption tag reading DETROITS WALLOP THE YANKS OF POLO GROUNDS, N.Y. JULY 27th, Cobb of the Detroit and the Christie's 1996 Baseball Magazine auction sticker.
6 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.
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