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    1946-51 Marques Haynes Harlem Globetrotters Photographs Lot of 9 from the Marques Haynes Collection. From Marques Haynes' personal collection, offered here are nine outstanding images of the Harlem Globetrotters from 1946 through 1951. Picturing many of the legendary Globetrotters such as Goose Tatum, "Babe" Pressley, Abe Saperstein and the first non-African-American Globetrotter Bob Karstens, these provide a glimpse into another era. Taken and developed in various places such as Mexico and Cuba, many are previously unpublished. Of special note is the team picture with team members in their topcoats and fedoras from December, 1946, shortly after Marques joined the team. The image (which does have a heavy crease through the center) was signed by several including Bob Karstens and the legendary Olympian, Jesse Owens! Jesse often traveled with the team in the late 1940's and early 1950's, simply making public appearances before crowds who appreciated his efforts in the Olympic games of 1936. A great collection for fans of early professional basketball in general and the Harlem Globetrotters in particular. All are in black and white. Most are 8x10" or 7x9", with two slightly smaller. Overall condition is VG to VG-EX. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2005
    29th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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