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1940s-1960s Vintage Basketball Team Photographs

Lot Number 832

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Spanning the 1940s through 1960s, these (11) basketball team photos depict amateur squads, NCAA and NBA champions, alike. Captured in full color, black-and-white or sepia tones, the items range in size from 8-15/16 x 7” to 14 x 10-5/8”; the vintage Type 1 photos (except where indicated otherwise) include some historically significant players. The items average (EX-MT) quality and include:

1941 Centralia (IL) High School Troutmen a 7-15/16 x 9-13/16” sepia-toned team composite featuring coach A.L. Trout and his (5) starters

1944-45 Sheboygan Red Skins NBL Western Champions a 9-3/4 x 7-3/4” black-and-white photo matted to 14-3/8 x 12”

1947 Stadium High School an 8-1/8 x 10” black-and-white team composite of the Tacoma, Washington squad. Image taken and produced by a local studio.

1947 Holy Cross NCAA Champions an 8-15/16 x 7” sepia-toned team photo that includes future NBA great Bob Cousy

1945-46 Indians State Champions a 9-7/8 x 8” black-and-white team photo; appears to be a high school team

1948-49 Philadelphia Warriors a 10x8 black-and-white print (reproduction of a signed photo) with Senesky

(2) 1952 Peoria Caterpillar AAU Champions 10 x 8-1/8” black-and-white vintage team photos of the Industrial League juggernaut (one is signed by 12 members)

1957 All-Americans a vintage 9-5/8 x 8-1/8” black-and-white photo of 1957 Consensus All-Americans accepting congratulations on the stage. Includes 9from left to right): Chamberlain, unknown, Hundley, Thompson and Forte. Photo has a couple diagonal creases and a small incidence of paper loss at the upper left corner.

1967 Philadelphia 76ers a 14 x 10-3/4” thick stock color team likeness issued locally by Schmidt’s Beer. Wilt Chamberlain is pictured in the front row.

1968-69 Baltimore Bullets an 11 x 8-1/2” team-issued black-and-white photo featuring former Baltimore Civic Center heroes Monroe and Unseld.

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