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Lot 498

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Lot Number: 498

Description: Unique Negro League advertising broadside original artwork c.1943. Large format 21"x27" original painting on fiberboard is the original artwork used to create an advertising broadside promoting a game between the World Champion Kansas City Monarchs (1942) and the Chicago American Giants. The display features a large illustrative depiction of Satchell Paige at the left side with his name printed above. The game was played at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis on July 4th. Signed by artist Spencer T. Banks at the bottom. Colors remain very strong and vibrant with some general age toning and light edge wear. Original period artwork with relation to the Negro Leagues is seldom offered and highly sought after due to its original scarcity: EX

Estimated Price Range: ($2,000-$3,000)

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