February 2013 Auction Ends Wednesday, February 6th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on: 2/6/2013 8:08:00 PM

Lot #70: Medallion Won by Arthur Ashe in the Pacific Southwest Tennis Championships of 1975 -- The Year He Won Wimbledon


Arthur Ashe's medallion from his win at the 1975 Pacific Southwest Tennis Championships. This same year Ashe made history as the first black winner of Wimbledon. The Pacific Southwest competition was known by that name from its debut in 1927 until the end of the century when it was named after various sponsors and occasionally referred to as the Los Angeles Open. This medal is engraved ''Winner / Men's Singles / 1975'' on the reverse. Petite medallion measures 1.5'' in diameter. Minor tarnishing to verso, else fine. With an LOA from Arthur Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$624
Minimum Bid:$100
Number of Bids:5