JACKIE STEALS HOME !
The photos in the final segment of our auction this week are "second-generation" photographs, issued at a later period than the image. They are mostly re-strikes from old negatives done by the news services of United Press International, Associated Press Wide World Photos or a photo service that provided images for media use. T is some expected general handling wear as these were all obtain directly from a sportswriter's working library of news photos and wire photos and were subjected to handling and publication use. The majority of these carry a press stamp, a copy of the caption attached on the verso, and/or other written notations by a photo editor. Each one is authentic as described and provide an excellent affordable alternative for a collector. Many feature rare images w in some cases an original would either be impossible to obtain or simply no longer exist.
This lot features a wonderful set of (3) sequential photographs featuring Jackie Robinson stealing home in 1952. Each photo measuring 8” x 10” are re-strikes that was done off the original negatives from the New York Daily News and issued at a later time by the tabloid newspaper for publication... read more