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Rare 1924 Walter Johnson Postcard With 1925 World Series Content

Lot Number 684

Quantity: Bid Starts: 01/28/2013 12:00:00 
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Description

This diamond-themed correspondence piece holds infinite appeal on several fronts. At first glance, we behold a 3-3/8 x 5-3/8” thick stock postcard with a black-and-white likeness of Hall of Famer Walter Johnson. A closer look, however, narrows the likeness to the 1924 World Series (which resulted in the franchise’s lone title), as Johnson’s solid white apparel is without pinstripes. On the reverse, a handwritten message has content regarding Game 7 of the 1925 Fall Classic. Postmarked "OCT 1925," this rare piece is the lone example we’ve ever seen.

 
 
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