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 #95: Arthur Ashe's U.S. Indoor Championship Men's Singles Runner-Up Trophy From 1979 -- The Last Year of His Stellar Tennis Career


Arthur Ashe's trophy from the 1979 U.S. Indoor Championship. This was the year Ashe suffered a heart attack that resulted in the conclusion of his tennis career. Silver baluster trophy cup is engraved, ''UNITED STATES / INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS / 1979 / Men's Singles Runner Up''. Trophy cup with floriated rim and handles measures 8'' in diameter at the mouth, 9.5'' in height with a 5'' base diameter. Weighs 2 pounds, 3 ounces. A metal insert lines the cup. Tarnishing and a dent to the base, else near fine. With an LOA from Arthur Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,172
Minimum Bid:$500
Number of Bids:8