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    Circa 1916 Cleveland Indians Signed & Unsigned Photographs Lot of 5 from The Frank W. Smith Collection. Here's the balance of the newly-consigned collection of Smith photos. Three are 8x10" in size and signed by the subject in 9/10 or better black fountain pen ink: Lee Fohl, Fritz Coumbe, Guy Morton. A fourth photo in this format is unsigned. Finally, we have a 4.5x6.5" photo signed by Cleveland boxing promoter Matt Hinkel, 8/10. Photos are EX-MT or better.

    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. Three Full LOAs from PSA/DNA for Coumbe, Morton, Fohl. Auction LOA from SGC Authentic.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2017
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
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