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    Circa 1900 Johnny Laidlay Signed Photograph. Johnny Laidlay was one of the UK's early stars, winning the British Amateur twice, both times at The Old Course in 1889 and 1891. It is generally recognized that Laidley was the first fine player to use the overlapping grip, popularized and now known as "the Vardon grip." This item is an outstanding original photo on studio mount, showing Laidley following through. Signed boldly in the lower right corner as "J. E. Laidlay." Image size is 4.5 x 6.5, with mount extending the final dimensions to 7.5 x 8.5. Black fountain pen autograph rates a splendid 9+/10. LOA from Mark Emerson. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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