February 2013 Auction Ends Wednesday, February 6th, 5pm Pacific
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Lot #87: Arthur Ashe's Personally Owned 1977 Wimbledon Pen -- Commemorating the Tournament That He Won in 1975 as the First African American


Arthur Ashe's personally owned pen commemorating the 1977 Wimbledon tennis tournament. Ashe forever changed Wimbledon history in 1975 when he defeated his opponent Jimmy Connors, becoming the first African American in history to win the prestigious tournament. ''Scripto'' brand gold pen is engraved ''Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships 1877-1977 / A.R. Ashe''. Pen measures 5'' across with very minor tarnishing, else near fine condition and in working condition. With an LOA from Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,220
Minimum Bid:$100
Number of Bids:9