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Lot # 122: 1921 George Kelly, "Outclassing Babe Ruth in Home Run Prowess" Two Photo Set

Starting Bid: $25.00

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Item was in Auction "Spring Collectors Auction 2023",
which ran from 4/11/2023 12:00 AM to
4/29/2023 8:00 PM

1921 Early photograph of Hall of Famer George Kelly from the New York Giants and showing him in the field and at bat. The long paper caption notes he was outclassing Babe Ruth in blasting homers at this point in the season, but it was very early for such a prophetic statement! A two-part photograph from Underwood and Underwood, it is important to note that they used two different 4x5 inch negatives to make this image so that each one could be separated and each would be a Type 1 from PSA! The photo has stamps on back of each and each also has embossed file copy stamps as well. This is the only example of this photograph we have ever seen and it is being offered here for the first time ever!

Size: 6.75x8.5
Designation: Vintage 1(b)
Condition: 4/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 8.5/10

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