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Captain Kangaroo award lot, personally owned by Robert Keeshan. Multitude of awards presented to Keeshan include: (1) gorgeous silver bowl trophy from 1960, presented by Schwinn Bicycles for Keeshan's endorsement of Schwinn bikes on the show; (2) silver bowl as a Communications Award presented by Phi Alpha Tau of Emerson College in 1983; (3) American Academy of Pediatrics Partnership for Children award in the form of a triangular glass trophy; (4) light green glass award from Miami Children's Hospital for Keeshan's induction into the David M. Walters Hall of Fame in 1986; (5) framed plaque from New Yorkers Ed Richter & Lynne Ginnane ''For the many mornings of Good Times & Education''; (6) Fran Allison Award in a shadow box. The Captain's fellow children's entertainer honors him ''...for bringing joy to young people...''; (7) certificate of recognition from New York's town of Brookhaven; (8) large silver platter engraved with an image of the Captain, bestowed in honor of the show's twentieth anniversary; (9) TV Radio Mirror award certificate. The polling organization honors Captain Kangaroo in its third season, 1957-58 as the favorite children's program of American audiences; (10) adorable 1991 award from the Children For Children Festival put on by Child Advocates Inc. Figural trophy is a plaster sculpture of a boy and his dog, made by Austin Productions, Inc. from the Bright Eyes line by Dee Crowley. Lot also includes 3 bronze medals by Medallic Art Co. from: (1) Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, honoring CBS for ''US Constitution'' in 1961; (2) Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 1971 and (3) Lincoln Memorial University. Also included is a granite paperweight from Wausau Area Community Foundation Inc., presented to Keeshan as featured speaker of the George L. Ruder Forum in 1995, and finally a medal from Alverno College. Some tarnishing to silver pieces and the occasional nicking or scratching to frames and bases, else lot is near fine overall.
Captain Kangaroo Lot of 10 Awards -- Plus Three Commemorative Medallions & Custom Granite Paperweight -- Spanning 1957 Through 1995
Captain Kangaroo Lot of 10 Awards -- Plus Three Commemorative Medallions & Custom Granite Paperweight -- Spanning 1957 Through 1995
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Minimum Bid: $250
Final prices include buyers premium.: $300
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
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