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Lot # 8: 1924 Hack Wilson, "New York Giants Rookie" Extremely Early Portrait Photo

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 39 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "August Collectors Auction 2021",
which ran from 8/2/2021 6:00 PM to
8/21/2021 8:00 PM



1924 Portrait photograph of young Lewis "Hack" Wilson of the New York Giants, taken during his first full season in the major leagues, and looking like a major leaguer for the first time. He would show flashes of things to come as he put together a decent season, but nobody could have imagined the monster years he would pile up in a few short years. The offered portrait image was done at the World Series by the International News and with a full paper caption on the back. One of his greatest early images ever taken and this is the only example we have ever handled.

Size: 5x7
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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