Circa 1930s Lou Gehrig Original News Photo - PSA/DNA Type 1

Sold For: $1,200

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1675

Item Year: 1930

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Original news photo capturing Lou Gerhig taking a swing during batting practice prior to a game. Encapsulated and certified by PSA/DNA as a "Type I" original Acme Newspictures photo. Two Acme Newspictures credit stamps appears on the reverse, as do a number of credit stamps for "United Press International Newspictures." Remnants of the original paper news caption remain affixed to the reverse (no print visible). The photo (7 x 9 inches) displays modest corner wear and very light rippling near the top border. In Excellent condition overall.

Reserve $300. Estimate (open).


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