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Lot # 504: 1951 Harlem Globetrotters, "The First Team to Play Above the Rim" Game Action Photo

Category: Basketball

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 4 (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



Vintage 1951 action photograph of the Harlem Globetrotters and from the teams official photographer, taken on one of their world tours over seas. The image is a cool look at how the Globetrotters played above the rim in an era of set shots and dunking was illegal. It shows a Globetrotters player attacking the rim as he dominated the New York Celtics. The photo was taken in a packed arena that almost appears to be outdoors! From the estate of a team official (likely Abe Saperstein), this is being offered here for the first time ever.

Size: 5x7.25
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 10/10

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