Lot # 108: 1929 Four Autographed Photos of Ichioka Middle School Players

Category: Autographs

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 1 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Auction 55 - Ended 5/5/2019",
which ran from 4/17/2019 6:00 PM to
5/4/2019 11:00 PM

In 1929, Ichioka Middle School from Osaka Prefecture advanced to the quarterfinals of the National High School Baseball Championships at Koshien before losing a hard fought 1-0 pitchers duel to Totori Ichi Middle School. Ichioka's star pitcher, Shizuo Miyamura (upper right), signed his photo in fountain pen, as did his three teammates, Tadao Fujita (upper left), Noriyoshi Tominaga (lower left) and S. Matsumoto (first name unknown) (lower right). The photos were taken at Koshien by Mitsuhiko Fujita and originally formed a portion of the Sotheby's Fujita Collection.

Size; Each photo is 3 3/8" x 4 1/2".

Condition: Range--Autographs: 7 to 10 out of 10. Photos--Sharp and in outstanding condition, but show evidence on the back of having been previously glued into an album.

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