Sharp 8" x 10" new service photo depicting pitcher Max Surkont of the Boston Braves. Photo is clean and bright with only a touch of corner wear. Verso displays a hint of toning towards the edges and includes partial news service photo service stamping and a handwritten catalog number at the top in pencil. Very few original photos used to create 1952 Topps cards exist in the hobby and this is a fresh example, originating from the archives of Photo File, Inc. where it has been stored for several decades until this offering. Card shown is for illustration purposes only and is not included. Guaranteed Type 1.