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Lot # 763 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1939 New York Yankees Original Team Wire Photograph

Starting Bid - $100.00, Sold For - $348.00

Original black and white wire photo (8 x 10 inches) features a striking image of the 1939 New York Yankees in a team pose, taken from an unusual side view camera angle. Clearly visible on each player's uniform is the "Centennial Patch" from that season. Highlighted by Gehrig, DiMaggio, Gomez, Dickey, Keller, Ruffing, McCarthy, Crosetti, Henrich, etc. Affixed to the reverse is the original news wire caption, which is dated "10-3-39," identifying the Yanks at their last practice before the opening of the World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. The image is crystal clear with some minor corner wear but otherwise in Ex-Mt condition. Reserve $100. Estimate $200/$400. SOLD FOR $348.00

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