Extremely Rare Engraved Photo of the 1923 Pittsburgh Pirates Team.
Lot 41. Extremely Rare Engraved Photo of the 1923 Pittsburgh Pirates Team. The 1923 Pirates were led by manager Bill McKechnie and fielded four players now in the Hall of Fame – Bill McKechnie, Max Carey, Kiki Cuyler, Pie Traynor and Rabbit Maranville. They finished third in the N.L. pennant race. They and their teammates are pictured in a photo that has the players identified and promotes the Superior Engraving Co. of Pittsburgh. The photo itself is approximately 4.25” x 12.5”, while the full printed piece is approximately 7” x 14”. It is matted and framed to 11.5” x 18.5”. The engraving has vertical folds and creases and a couple of light stains. We are unaware of another copy. This example comes from the collection of a veteran, serious Pittsburgh collector. Winning Bid $204.