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1929 Philadelphia Athletics Team Signed Photograph Album....

2013 August 1 - 2 Platinum Night Sports Auction - Chicago #7080

 
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Auction Ended On: Aug 1, 2013
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Location: Muvico
9701 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018

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Consigned by the family of outfielder DeWitt "Bevo" LeBourveau
1929 Philadelphia Athletics Team Signed Photograph Album. Magnificent photographic portraiture and a cast of World Championship legends collide here to produce one of the most exciting autographed pieces to be found within this auction. Presented only to team members and important figures in the Philadelphia baseball scene, volumes such as this one are the work of H. Madonna Wagner, whose photography bears more than a passing resemblance to legendary lensman George Burke.

Embossed gold lettering upon the cover of the volume features Wagner's name and the text, "Snapshots, The World's Champions Baseball Club of 1929, To My Friends." Twenty-eight individual photos, each measuring 5x8" in size, are affixed to the black scrapbook pages within, with each photo signed by its subject in the boldest of fountain pen ink. All of this elite squad's legends are present and accounted for, with Foxx (8/10), Cochrane (9/10), Collins (6/10), Simmons (9/10), Grove (8/10) and Connie Mack (9/10) representing the Hall of Fame contingent. Other notables include the very tough Thomas Shibe (9/10), 1919 Black Sox manager Kid Gleason (8/10), Dykes, Earnshaw, Quinn, Walberg, Boley and more.

Also here, but not included in the count, are signed photos of the photographer and his wife. The photos uniformly remain in NRMT condition, though a few have come loose from the scrapbook pages. Signatures average 8/10, with only a couple minor figures dipping significantly below that level. The most attractive keepsake we've encountered to date from this number three rated club on "The Sporting News" list of baseball's greatest teams in history. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.




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