Lot 711: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Bing Crosby as a Golf Club, a promo for TV broadcast of the Peb
March 24, 2013
Thomaston, ME, USALive Auction
Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Bing Crosby as a golf club, a promo for the first television broadcast of the Pebble Beach Classic (now known as the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am) from Jan 11-13, 1957. This annual golf tournament is affectionately known known as the 'Crosby Clambake', which Der Bingle began in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. in 1937. A golf fanatic, Bing actually died just after finishing a round of golf in La Moreleja, Spain on Oct 14, 1977. Roughly 11 1/2" x 7 3/4" image on 13 3/4" x 11" board, good condition.