Spring 2006 Catalog > Sports > Baseball Memorabilia
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Lot 123: 1923-24 Tomas Gutierrez Baseball Card Premium Album with Pop Lloyd, Charleston, Torriente
One of the finest Negro League baseball pieces ever produced. Premium book is similar to the 1880's Allen & Ginter's sports. Green cloth cover with gilt stampings advertises these Cuban cigarettes. Luxurious green cloth ties hold it closed. Opening it is a treat for the eyes. Nine individual pages fold out to 9 x 8.25" with the most magnificent Negro League images. Eighty-one images, including a set of the 1923-24 Tomas Gutierrez baseball cards, march out with the Santa Clara, Havana, Marianao and Almendares teams. Like a Who's Who of 1920's Negro League baseball: Pop Lloyd, Oscar Charleston, Cristobal Torriente, Marcelle, Dreke, Marsans, Crespo, Oms, Pedroso, Mendez, and Luque. Condition: Overall VG. Looks incredible unfurled in all its glory.
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