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Lot # 65: 1911 Christy Mathewson, "Leads the Best Pitching Staff in Baseball" Huge Composite Photo

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 19 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "April Collectors Auction 2021",
which ran from 4/8/2021 8:00 PM to
4/24/2021 8:00 PM

Huge 1911 composite photograph of the four pitchers that led the New York Giants into the World Series against the Athletics, highlighted by Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson. Almost like a poster, this was issued by Underwood and Underwood and has their credit on the corner. Per our rules, if a composite photograph was issued by the original photographer, it then becomes it's own work of art and is considered a "vintage 1" example and this one is a perfect example of this. Each player has been die cut from an individual Underwood photo and then artfully arranged by the photo service to create this masterpiece of photography. Measuring a whopping fourteen inches wide, the photo presents well with the pinholes at the corners almost seeming appropriate for such a large poster-like work of photography. This is the only example of this photograph we have ever seen and it presents beautifully, offered here for the first time ever!

Size: 11x14
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 1/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 5.5/10

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