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Lot # 781: 1968 "Tragedy in the Air", Two Fall to Their Death in Hot Air Balloon by Vincent Wilkerson

Category: Other Non-Sports

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 23 (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



Tragic and incredible 1968 photograph of two people falling to their death out of a hot air balloon after it hit electrical wires during a publicity stunt. Voted one of the top images of 1968 and listing the photographer as Vincent Wilkerson, this is an incredible piece of photography that should be much more famous for it's breath taking imagery. Issued by the United Press and with a full paper caption on the back as well.

Size: 8x10
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 9/10

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