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May 1948 Baseball Digest Art Houtteman Progressive Cover Proofs Lot of (6)

Lot Number 373

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After a 1947 season in which he went 7-2 with a 3.42 ERA as a 19 year old, Art Houtteman did not have quite as good a 1948 campaign, going 2-16 with a 4.66 ERA. This lot of (6) 11x17 progressive proofs for the cover of the May 1948 Baseball Digest depict the Tigers hurler following through and include:

 

(3) early production proofs: average (GD) condition; one with yellow ink (similar to printing plate with logo top left), one with red ink (with logo top left), one with blue ink (logo missing);

 

(3) later production proofs: average (VG) with deference to fingerprint marks; also comes with Standard Photo Engraving Company (Chicago) receipt for Baseball Digest with full color proof, black and white proof, full color different contrast proof.



 
 
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