19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 625
Estimate USD 400 - USD 600
WARREN HARDING FIRST PITCH PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of President Warren G. Harding (1865-1923) tossing out the ceremonial first pitch of the 1921 season. Future President Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) can be seen in the crowd. The verso is stamped Copyright by Harris & Ewing and APR 14 1921 and is inscribed Harding throwing first ball in pencil.
10 x 7 in.
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