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1940 Laguna Torreon Team Postcard with Cool Papa Bell

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $920.00

Real photo postcard (3 ½ x 5 ½ inch) of the 1940 Mexican League Laguna Torreon team features "Cool Papa" Bell in the year he won the Mexican League triple crown (top row, second from left), as well as Hall of Famer Hilton Smith (in the warm-up jacket). Tremendous photo clarity. Team identification in foreground in white lettering. Traditional postcard reverse. Never mailed. Photographer's credit ("Dominguez Monterrey") in lower right. Photographer's ink stamp with address also appears on reverse. Very bright and clean. Some corner wear and small creases in lower left and upper right corners. Vg-Ex. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$600. SOLD FOR $920.00

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