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Lot # 259 (of 873)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1930 Pop Lloyd Photograph

Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $1,380.00

Extraordinary original 1930 photograph (9 ½ x 7 ½ inches) of John Henry Pop Lloyd playing for Havana in the Cuban Winter League. Lloyd played a total of 12 winter seasons in Cuba, hitting .321 lifetime. This incredible photograph dates from his last year playing in Cuba, at the tail end of his long career. Lloyd was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1977. Photo by Jose Luis Lopez, considered by many to be the finest of the Cuban photographers. Lopez' ink stamp appears on reverse, along with newspaper caption and various notations apparently related to publication. The outline of reverse notations can be seen upon close inspection when held at the right angle, otherwise in Excellent condition. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $1,380.00

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