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Lot # 132: 1922 Earl Smith, "His W575-2 Baseball Card Image" Detailed Portrait Photo

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 7 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Winter Collectors Auction 2022",
which ran from 12/27/2021 4:00 PM to
1/15/2022 8:00 PM



1922 Detailed portrait photo of star catcher from the New York Giants Earl Smith in full uniform. Bold and clear, this is a fantastic piece of prewar photography stamped on the back by the International News and with a full paper caption that notes he was a hard hitter! This is the photo that was used to make Smith's W575-2 (autograph over the shoulder) baseball card and is the only example we have ever seen!

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

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