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Wilt-Chamberlain-rookie-jersey

SCP Auctions has brokered the private sale of a uniform worn by Wilt Chamberlain during his 1959-60 rookie season with the Philadelphia Warriors.  The #13 jersey and shorts were authenticated and graded A9 by MEARS and recently photomatched by MeiGray.  Among the matching photographs is a color image shot by legendary photographer Neil Leifer for Sports Illustrated on January 5, 1960 that shows Chamberlain leaving the court at Madison Square Garden.