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Multi-Sport and Non-Sport Collection of (19) Wire/Other Photos with Mantle, Ruth & J. Robinson

Lot Number 561

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Say money instead of cheese for this collection of (19) multi-sport and non-sport photos. Highlights are: (4) Mantle with 1955 Type I (VG), 1962 wire (VG), vintage Type III or IV (VG-EX) and c.1970s Type IV (EX-MT); 1947 Ruth wire (GD-VG); 1959 J. Robinson/A. Moore wire (VG). Also present are (12) wire photos with: (6) baseball 1957 Cobb (VG), 1946 DiMaggio (GD-VG), 1970 DiMaggio/Mays (EX), 1954 L. Gomez (VG), 1951 H. Wagner (EX) and 1959 T. Williams (GD-VG); 1957 R. Grange (GD-VG); 1969 J. Lennon (VG) and (4) political/military. More on our website.

The complete list of included items is as follows:

(4) Mantle with 1955 Type I 5x7 (VG) somewhat curled and faded, reverse writing identifies second subject as Mike DePalma at Yankee Stadium; 1962 7x10 wire (VG) with irregularly cut border and several light stains; vintage Type III or IV 8x10 (VG-EX) with strong resolution and excellent gloss, small pen mark on lower right border; and c.1970s Type IV 8x10 batting swing action shot with nice gloss(EX-MT)

1947 Ruth hospital release 8x12 wire (GD-VG) with good gloss amd moderate wear including a weak spot due to reverse side surface paper loss at the point of the left coat lapel

1959 J. Robinson/A. Moore 7x9 wire (VG) with strong resolution and gloss, moderate wear, reverse has 1959 newspaper clipping, “Received Examiner Reference Library 1/12/1959” stamp and “3 col Monday Sports 6-1/2” handwritten notation.br>
1957 Cobb 7x10 wire (VG) with faded disclaimer stamp on reverse, red grease pencil notation on the obverse text and small clipped section at top right

1946 DiMaggio 8x9 wire (GD-VG) of a candid hospital visit with black grease pencil notation near right border, borders are irregularly hand-trimmed

1970 DiMaggio/Mays 8x10 wire (EX) with nice gloss and two blurbs adhered to the reverse

1954 L. Gomez 7x9 wire (VG) with moderate wear, reverse has blurb attached and numerous notations

1951 H. Wagner 6x8 wire photo (EX) with newborn grandchild

1959 T. Williams 8x10 wire (GD-VG) with extensive authentic wear, obverse with grease pencil cropping notations, reverse stamped “American States Sports”

1957 R. Grange 1925 contract signing 8x10 wire (GD-VG) with extensive authentic wear and nice gloss, numerous notations and a newspaper clipping on the reverse

1969 J. Lennon 8x10 wire (VG) with irregularly trimmed borders, good gloss,

1959 F. Castro 8x10 wire (VG) with nice gloss and multiple surface cracks

1953 D. D. Eisenhower 7-1/2 x 8-1/2” wire (VG-EX) with irregularly trimmed borders

1945 G. Jodl Nazi General WWII surrender signing 8x10 wire photo (VG-EX) with excellent gloss

F. D. Roosevelt unknown date 8x10 wire (VG) very strong gloss, presents better but a significant crease prevents higher grade

F. D. Roosevelt 3-1/2 x 5” Kodak print, unknown date (EX) also shown is C. Griffith, also present is a related negative

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