(34) 1930s 1950s Baseball News Wire Photographs with Hall of Famers 
Lot Number 917
 
Quantity: Bid Starts: 03/17/2008 10:00:00 
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Description

Assembled is a marvelous baseball scrapbook collection that includes (34) different first-generation wire photos from Acme Newspictures, Associated Press, International News Photos and United Press Associations from the 1930s through the 1950s. These classic black and white photos include an original dated stamp and/or an attached caption on the reverse to date their issue. Highlights of this selection include a prohibition-era 1932 Chicago Cubs National League pennant celebration portrait (scrapbook residue on reverse, VG). Action shots and candid snaps of Hall of Famers include 1932 K. Cuyler (scrapbook residue on reverse, VG), 1935 M. Cochrane (VG-EX), 1935 L. Goslin (wire note detached, EX-MT), (2) 1935 C. Hartnett (VG with Scrapbook Residue, EX-MT), 1935 K. Landis (wire note detached, VG-EX), 1951 P. Rizzuto (VG), (2) 1951 R. Schoendist (PR, VG-EX), 1951 C. Stengel (foxing, VG), 1952 Y. Berra (foxing, VG), 1952 N. Fox (VG), 1952 P. Reese (foxing, VG) and a 1952 P. Rizutto (foxing, VG-EX). The composite condition break down of the photos in this collection is 10% (EX or better), 40% (VG-EX), 40% (VG), and 10% (GD or lesser). This collection also includes (34) newspaper clippings from the 1920s to the 1950s with notable articles and pictures focusing on legends such as F. Baker, T. Cobb, D. Dean, S. Koufax, C. Mack and others. A visit to our website is highly recommended in order to view a sampling of these spectacular vintage photos. 
 
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