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Lot # 45: 1940 Lou Gehrig, "Portrait of Strength" Yankees Legend Brave in the Face of Death

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 7 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "March Collectors Auction 2020",
which ran from 3/16/2020 4:45 PM to
3/28/2020 8:00 PM



1940 Portrait photo of Yankees Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig from the year after he was forced to retire from baseball due to a fatal illness. One of the only images taken of Gehrig after his appearance at Yankee Stadium, this is a pretty nice condition example from the Associated Press. Photo has one small spot of paper loss on the upper right corner.

Size: 5x7
Designation: Vintage 1(b)
Condition: 2.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 7.5/10

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