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Golf Illustrated Framed Cover Lot of (4) With Inaugural 1899 Issue

Lot Number 1671

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Description

Launched in London in 1899, Golf Illustrated was regally dubbed “The Weekly Organ of the Royal and Ancient Game.” Here are (4) displays showcasing some of the revered publication’s earliest front covers. Each is handsomely framed to dimensions of 15 x 18-3/8” and symmetrically centered by a gilded edge and green matte. Each archival print features a title, date and sepia-toned photograph of the issue’s featured links star. Includes:

 

June 16, 1899: first-ever cover; Open champion Harry Vardon

 

July 22, 1927: Robert Tyre Jones

 

May 17, 1929: Walter Hagen

 

June 17, 1932: Gene Sarazen  

 

Frames included with lots: while we make every effort to protect the frames included in these lots during pre-auction storage and post-auction shipping, we are not responsible for any damage to the frames themselves, and no refunds will be given due to frame damage.

 



 
 
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