Portraits and Photography Online Auction

October 22, 2009

LOT 125

Lot 125

Keystone-Underwood (20th Century)

Keystone-Underwood (20th Century)
Lot 125 Details
Keystone-Underwood (20th Century), American


Gelatin silver press print; Keystone-Underwood press label verso. Matted and Unframed.
Image 9.5" x 7.5" — 23.5 x 18.4 cm.

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $90
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Keystone-Underwood typed description verso: “A Maze of Girder: an unusual view of the United States Navy airship, the new Macon, looking upward and inward, showing the maze of girders and encircling rings. This picture was taken in the Goodyear-Zeppelin dock at Akron, Ohio, where the big cigar-shaped sister of the Akron is being assembled. Over 4/5 of the XXX XXX craft’s framework has been covered with fabric, and it is expected initial flights will take place in March.” (1933)


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LOT 125

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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