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Old 05-15-2017, 11:04 AM
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Default Cool Photo of Gibson (Pitt) in action, with Wagner

This is the coolest photo I have seen in years. Besides having a fantastic image of George Gibson, you can see Leach standing to the left and Wagner squatting behind Gibson.

As an aside, this is the first photo auction I've looked at in a while - the prices realized these days are astounding, especially for the big names!

http://rmyauctions.com/bids/bidplace?itemid=26144
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Old 05-15-2017, 12:16 PM
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I bid $300ish and I believe I got outbid at the last minute. If it was an 8x10 it goes for $700+. It was like 4x6 (slightly larger). The scene in that pic is almost surreal. Just wish it were a bit larger. But a crystal clear image for sure...
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Old 05-15-2017, 01:35 PM
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Yes really great photo. One of the 3 photos I was after and didnt win.
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I have a (semi) similar Pirates picture although not as nice. But crystal clear and a lot bigger. Almost 8x10 I believe. One of my favorite pictures that I own. From 1909.
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Old 05-16-2017, 08:18 PM
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It's an incredible photo.

I bid on it early on, but it didn't take long for it to become clear I wasn't gonna win it for a price I was comfortable spending. Still had fun watching it.

Actually, the auction in general, was interesting. WAY stronger prices for photos than I expected.

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Great Photo
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Not an expert by any means but some combination of age, aesthetic, composition, content (Wagner), location (Polo Grounds). Just a cool picture...


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