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Lot # 314: 1912 Ted Ray, "British Open Champion" Rare Early Golf Photo

Category: Golf

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 21 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "July Collectors Auction 2021",
which ran from 7/6/2021 1:00 AM to
7/17/2021 8:00 PM

Original 1912 photograph of early golf sensation Ted Ray as he won the British Open championship. Stamped on the back by the Chicago Tribune and with a secondary stamp from the Central Press, this is by far the earliest image of Ray we have ever seen. Photo has a crease on the lower right corner and some pinholes and tracing from artistic editorial use, but it presents beautifully.

Size: 4.25x7
Designation: Vintage 1(b)
Condition: 3/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 8/10

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