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Lot # 819 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Original Pete Rose National Lampoon Cover Artwork from October 1988

Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $464.00

This is the actual original cover artwork used for the October 1988 issue of National Lampoon magazine. This classic cover features Rose asleep at the opera in full uniform and dates from the heart of the greatest days of controversy and media attention surrounding Rose's gambling. This is the only National Lampoon cover to ever feature a baseball player. The gorgeous full color and incredibly detailed painting measures approximately 10 x 14 inches and is matted with a copy of the issued cover. The artwork and magazine together make for a very impressive display, and a unique tribute to one of baseball's most highly publicized and controversial chapters. Near Mint to Mint condition. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $464.00

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