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"New York Salutes 1st American World Chess Champion"

Object Number: 
ca. 1972
Metal, plastic
Overall: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
White with black lettering; image of Bobby Fischer
Gallery Label: 
Robert "Bobby" Fischer (1943-2008) was the first and only American to win the official World Chess Championship in 1972.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sheila Charney
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group