Lot 252. 1983 “History’s Greatest Olympians” Set of 99 with an Incredible 52 Autographed! Complete set of 99 in the original box with these cards autographed: Lanny Bassham, Don Bragg, Mike Bruner, Dick Button, Milt Campbell (signed front and back), Jennifer Chandler, Cassius Clay (as “M Ali), Eddie Crook Jr., Glenn Davis, Donna DeVarona, Harrison Dillard, Charles Dumas, Mike Eruzione, Cathy Ferguson, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Dawn Fraser, Gretchen Fraser, Ron Freeman, Bruce Furniss, Peter George, Dorothy Hamill, Jim Hines, Dianne Holum, Sim Iness, Bruce Jenner, Mike Larrabee, Lance Larson, Sammy Lee, Madeline Manning, Bob Mathias, Debbie Meyer, Pat McCormick, Jim Montgomery, John Naber, Parry O’Brien, Al Oerter, Floyd Patterson, Mel Pender, Ben Peterson, Pete Rademacher, Oscar Robertson, Bob Seagren, Jill Sterkel, Wyomia Tyus, Karl Warner, Wayne Wells, Jerry West, Mal Whitfield, Doreen Wilber, John Williams and Dave Wottle. The set averages nm. The autographs range from nm 7 to gem mint 10 and generally are 8s and better. Authenticated by Kevin Keating. The Ali signature alone is worth our MB. |
Winning Bid $291.
Lot 253. 275+ Collectibles from the 1960s-90s Olympics in Mexico, Calgary, Sarejevo, LA. This wonderful collection comes from the estate of a reporter. It consists of pins, tickets, programs, press passes and more! 1-200. More than 200 pins, many enamel, almost exclusively from the 1980s-90s, including Calgary, Sarejevo and Coca-Cola Collections. These pins generally are nm. Souvenir Medals: 202-4. 1984 Los Angeles and 1988 bronze medals and 1992 Barcelona paperweight. Ex-m to nm and ranging from 2 ¼” to 2 ¾”. Patches: 205-229. 25 including 23 1968 Mexico patches. Nm-m. 230-46. 12 programs for the 1968 Olympics in Mexico, many with tickets pasted inside the front covers. Events include boxing, swimming, gymnastics, water polo, volleyball, soccer, basketball, track and fencing. Vg-ex. Ali is among the athletes pictured. Press Passes: 247-48. 2 Barcelona, ex-m. Tickets: 249-250. 2 Los Angeles, g-vg and ex. Programs, Media Guides, Books: 251-257. Opening Ceremonies at Los Angeles Program, 1980 Spectator’s Guide to the Olympics, 1984 U.S. Olympic team media guide, Sarajevo 1984 oversized softcover coffee table book, 1988 Coke Pin Collectors Guide, and 1984 Olympic Record Book, oversized soft-cover. These publications average ex. Souvenirs: 258-270. 4 sets of 1984 Jugoslavia stamps, 2 oversized 1984 “The Games” calendars from Mercedes-Benz, 1988 playing cards, 4 Calgary 1988 posters (3 the same), 1992 Barcelona Seiko Official paper Timer, 1996 Atlanta Games glass tumbler with logo. Generally ex or better. Misc: 271- 292. 1988, 1992, 1996 newspapers and magazines including USA Today and TSN, and mounted ad for NBC radio show, ex+. 293-296. 4 VHS tapes, 1984, 1992 and 2 retrospectives. Nice collection with some hard-to-find items, highlighted by the 1968 Mexico Games cache. And it can provide hours of entertainment too! |
Winning Bid $592.
Lot 258. 2,000+ 1977-1979 Sportscaster Cards Including Complete Series 1-7. These 4 ¾” x 6 ¼” cards feature the brightest stars of virtually every sport imaginable. Familiar names such as Maravich, Seaver, Connors, Unitas, Pele, Shorter, Spitz, Owens, Ali, Orr, Nicklaus, Abdul-Jabbar, Howe, DiMaggio, Bruce Lee, Jenner, Louis, Aaron, Killy, Chamberlain, Russell, Shoemaker and Ruth populate the first seven series. There are duplicates of Series 3, 4 and 6. There also are cards from Series 8-70 in random order, and other series may be complete. The cards average nm, with many better and some less. The series that we know to be complete - and which comprise only 168 of the 2,000+ cards - have a “book” value of more than $300. Excellent break-up potential here. |
Winning Bid $572.