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Lot # 47: 1929 Oscar Melillo, "R316 Kashin Baseball Card Proof Photo" by Charles Conlon

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 19 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "February Collectors Auction 2019",
which ran from 1/30/2019 3:00 PM to
2/16/2019 8:00 PM

1929 Batting photograph of St. Louis Browns star Oscar Melillo in uniform. By far his most famous image ever taken, this is a Charles Conlon original that is THE unique proof photograph used to make his 1929 R316 kashin baseball card! The image is a perfect specimen from Conlon with the ink signature and team added to the front to make the baseball card. It is also the photo used to make his Goudey, Diamond Stars and several other issues as well. A unique piece of Conlon baseball photography that we are pleased to offer here in perfect condition grading a 10/10!

Size: 6.5x8.25
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 10/10

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