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1924 Washington Senators Photo Collection (12) - Walter Johnson Family Provenance!

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $533

Collection of twelve small photos, each dating from 1924, picturing Walter Johnson and other members of the Washington Senators. Each of these photos originates directly from a Johnson family member and have been in the family's possession since 1924. Five of the photos picture one or more players posing together, six picture an individual team member, and one captures a game-in-action scene. The players pictured individually are Walter Johnson, Bucky Harris, Roger Peckinpaugh, Muddy Ruel, Nick Altrock, and the team trainer. All of the group photos appear to be posed by position, with the outfielders, infielders, catchers, and pitchers all pictured together, respectively. Included in those group photos are Goose Goslin, Sam Rice, Nemo Leibold, Joe Judge, Bucky Harris, Roger Peckinpaugh, Ossie Bleuge, Muddy Ruel, Ben Tate, Pinky Hargrave, Walter Johnson, Tom Zachary, and Firpo Marberry. The game-in-action scene captures an unidentified Washington player crossing first base. The photos range in size from 2.25 x 3 inches to 5 x 3.75 inches, with seven of the smaller ones mounted together on a vintage album page (9 x 11.5 inches). The remaining photos all display surface paper residue on the reverse from having once also been mounted, and then later removed, from an album page. Aside from the mounting of the seven photos and the paper residue on the reverse of the remainder, all are in Excellent condition overall. Total: 12 photos (seven of which are mounted together on an album page). Reserve $200. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $533

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