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Lot # 204: 1929 Rogers Hornsby, "Peerless Leader of the Chicago Cubs" Famous Portrait Photo

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 18 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "February Collectors Auction 2024",
which ran from 2/19/2024 10:00 PM to
3/9/2024 8:00 PM



1929 Large and famous portrait photograph of Hall of Famer Rogers Hornsby. This is an image we have seen reproduced often but never in original form. Stamped on the back by Underwood and Underwood, this is clear and bold with some light soiling and handling wear from being almost 100 years old. There is a very slight rip on the far right which has been repaired with tape and is hard to see as well as some light editorial marks from publication. The photo looks better in person that the technical grade. One of the greatest images of Hornsby ever taken!

Size: 8x10
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 2/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 7/10

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