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Lot # 1193: Vintage Racetracks & Starting Gates Photographs by Famous Photographers (26)

Category: Horse Racing

Starting Bid: $400.00

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Item was in Auction "Late Summer Classic 2021",
which ran from 8/22/2021 7:00 PM to
9/25/2021 10:00 PM

Many of the important and beautiful images are by famous photographers from a bygone era and are included in an archival binder. Although extremely rare, hard to find and nearing 100 years old, most are nearly in great condition. They include: 1) Racetracks (13) - Nine are of Hialeah, all by C. C. Cook (A-I). There are four other photos of varying racetracks, all by H. C. Ashby (J-M). 2) Starting Gates (11) - Four of which are by H. C. Ashby (N-Q). 3) Electric Eye Camera (1) - installed 4/15/1936 at Jamaica Racetrack (Y). 4) Brochure (1) by the starting gate company, Bahr. It consists of 14 unmarked pages listing advantages and specifics of the apparatus (Z).

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