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Old 01-10-2021, 02:31 PM
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Default 1947 Jackie First Game AP Photo Question

I was thinking this is a first generation type AP photo, due to it's authentic feel and uneven crackling, consistent with other period photos I have seen. But this had to be a photo taken of a photo to get the ad print in it, correct? I haven't really studied these too much.
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Leon, I leave the classification of photos to others, but wanted to point that Chapman was one of, if not the worst, name caller of Robinson in that first year.
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All period wirephotos would be Type III, I believe, as they are copies from the original made at the time. Seems like there should be a separate classification for wirephotos, though, to distinguish them from Type III newsphotos made from the original at the time. Quite a difference in quality between those two circumstances for them to carry the same classification.
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Can you see lines in the photo, particularly around the outline of the players bodies when you look at it under a loupe?
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I agree that paper quality is a good indicator of type 3 vs wire. I’d be interested if your image is available.
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