Spring 2020 Premier Auction - Closes April 11
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Tremendous collection of photos and premiums related to Christy Mathewson, 19 in total, including several Type 1.  Collection includes: 1) 4" x 6" photo, trimmed from a larger piece, picturing Mathewson in his Giants uniform, smiling. Guaranteed Type 1. 2) 5" x 4" snapshot of Mathewson's gravestone in Pennsylvania.  3) Photo at home plate, shaking hands with Three-Finger Brown, a later-issued restrike made in the 1960s. 4) Mathewson operating a movie camera, guaranteed Type 1; 5) An elder Mathewson in suit and hat, guaranteed Type 1; 6) Mathewson pitching, approximately 7" x 9", likely Type 2; 7) Mathewson shaking hands with John McGraw, 6 1/2 x 8 1/2" photo, guaranteed Type 1, masking agent has been cleaned from the photo around the players' heads.  8) Mathewson suited, with a number of dignitaries, 6 1/2" x 8 1/2".  9) Mathewson in Reds uniform surrounded by nurses, 8 1/2" x 6 1/4", contributing to the R. C. War Fund, guaranteed Type 1.  10) 1923 Mathewson with Judge Landis, taken on Opening Day, Braves Field.  Guaranteed Type 1.  11) Mathewson's Monument, 1928 News Service Photo.  12) Original photo of "Big Six" fire engine, from where Mathewson got his nickname.  Clear and sharp, but affixed to a cardboard backing, Sporting News Archive hologram affixed.  13) Wedding photo of Mathewson's son and family, 8 1/2" x 6 1/2", including Mrs. Mathewson.  14) 1909 M101-2 Sporting News Premium: trimmed on all four edges, but strong appearance overall.  15) Mathewson family  photos (3) Photos of Mrs. Mathewson delivering a first pitch, posing with Johnny Evers in front of the Mathewson bust at the Hall of Fame and sitting with her son at Saranac Lake, 1921 (all guaranteed Type 1); 16) Photograph of Mathewson's plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame, and 17) Unidentified premium of Mathewson delivering a pitch, possibly removed from a book, strong appearance with pinholes in all four corners.  19 photos total, including many Type 1 both of and related to Christy Mathewson.

Christy Mathewson (HOF) Photo and Premium Collection (19)Christy Mathewson (HOF) Photo and Premium Collection (19)
Christy Mathewson (HOF) Photo and Premium Collection (19)
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $100
Final prices include buyers premium.: $420
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
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