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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on November 8th, 2013

New York Americans Jersey game worn by Tommy Anderson.

This stunningly well-preserved sweater was originally owned and operated by left winger and defenseman Tommy Anderson, who recorded three goals and two assists during the 1935-36 season as a teammate of Hall of Famers Sweeney Schriner, Nels Stewart and Roy Worters. White felt stars spangled the blue shoulder area of the garment, with "New York Americans" boldly applied below.

This Jersey sold at Heritage Auctions
for $8,962.50 on August 1st, 2013

In 1897, Alex Taylor, founder of Alex Taylor & Co. started as a clerk at a sporting goods store called Johnson & Stoughtenburgh. In 1901, Taylor bought a half interest in the firm, making it Johnson & Taylor, then in 1908 he bought out Johnson and moved to 16 E. 42nd. The company carried a large line of equipment for a variety of sports that included; basketball, lacrosse, fencing, skiing, golf, tennis, football & baseball.

Alex Taylor & Co. would also become a major manufacture of Hockey equipment & Jersey's used by the NHL and college teams.

The sporting-goods store relocated to 22 East 42nd Street, New York City in 1921.

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