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Price Realized: $3,120 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2230 Lot 178
JOHN HELD, JR. (1889-1958) THE NEW HAVEN R.R. / NORTHWARD. Circa 1930.
41 3/4x28 inches, 106x71 cm. Plampin Litho Co., N.Y.C.
Condition B+: repaired tears at edges, some affecting image; minor restoration in margins.
In his classic cartoon form, Held shows golfers, flappers and others, all heading "northward," much like migrating ducks, which he also presents. The New Haven Railroad was an essential means of transportation in New England, and "at its peak in 1929, the railroad owned and operated 2,131 miles of track throughout New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island." Held p. 91, Zega 65.
Estimate $1,500-2,000Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,120