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    Circa 1911 Fred Snodgrass Signed Photograph from The Frank W. Smith Collection PSA/DNA Type 1. This great action shot (you can see the ball right below Snodgrass' hands) finds the New York Giants outfielder taking a hack, his fielding glove tucked into his back pocket. Photo measures 7.75x4.75". Black fountain pen signature rates 9/10. Upper left corner bend but otherwise no faults of significance.

    Heritage regulars will recall our February 2015 presentation of The Frank W. Smith Collection, a stunning array of signed photographs from the personal collection of a Cleveland-based photographer who documented the Naps' spring training exercises prior to the 1911 baseball season. Most notable within the collection was the finest known signed photograph of "Shoeless Joe" Jackson, arguably the most coveted signed baseball image ever offered.

    The collection was consigned to Heritage by the person who purchased it from the Smith family, but they apparently didn't get it all. We were contacted after the auction by descendants of Smith, who consigned several photos that were not part of the initial sale. Full LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from SGC Authentic.


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    August, 2017
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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