1929 Lou Gehrig Photo - PSA/DNA Type 1

Sold For: $720

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1884

Item Year: 1921

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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News photo of Lou Gehrig. Certified as an original Type 1 photo by PSA/DNA. Gehrig is pictured holding a bat as he poses on the field at Yankee Stadium in 1929. An International News Photos credit stamp appears on the reverse as does the original paper news caption, July 2, 1929. The caption makes note that at the time of the photo, Gehrig was leading the American League in home runs with 21. An "Aug 2, 1929" also appears on the reverse. The photo (8 x 10 inches) displays a number of moderate flaws, including corner chips, a large abrasion along the top border, and moderate creases throughout. In Good to Very Good condition overall. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).

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