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Vintage Hall of Fame Signed Magazine-Photo Collection (6) Including Ott, Baker, and Walsh
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,200
Collection of six magazine photos, all of which are signed on the front by the respective Hall of Fame player pictured. Unless otherwise noted, all of the signatures, penned in a variety of inks, grades "9" or "10." Some of the photos have been trimmed to their current dimensions. The six players represented here are as follows: 1) Mel Ott (8 x 11 inches; Vg, with two heavy horizontal and vertical folds). 2) Ed Walsh (5.5 x 8.5 inches; Vg, with two heavy horizontal folds). 3) Mickey Cochrane (Baseball Magazine photo supplement; 7.5 x 11 inches; apparent Ex-Mt, mounted to a cardboard backing and matted to total dimensions of 11 x 14 inches). 4) Frank Baker (3 x 4.25 inches; includes the original mailing envelope back to the recipient, which is postmarked "1960"; Vg, with light staining). 5) Jim Bottomley ( on the reverse of a Baseball Magazine cover; 6.5 x 9 inches; the notation "Deceased 12/11/59" is written on the front of the photo in blue ink; Vg). 6) Joe McCarthy (8 x 10 inches; personalized "With best wishes/to/my good friend/Bob Case"; Ex.). Total: 6 photos. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA.
Reserve $300. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,200
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