February 2013 Auction Ends Wednesday, February 6th, 5pm Pacific
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Lot #100: Arthur Ashe 1980 French Silver Platter Award -- Engraved ''To Arthur from the French...''


Arthur Ashe silver award, bestowed upon the tennis legend in 1980 by ''The French.'' Circular silver platter is engraved: ''To Arthur From the French... / Thanks for the memories / Paris May 1980''. This was the last year of Ashe's pro career, as he retired in 1980 after suffering from a career-debilitating heart attack. Ashe participated in eight French Open singles tournaments, and was a 1971 French Open doubles tournament victor with partner Marty Riessen. Measures 13.25'' in diameter with some tarnishing throughout, else very good condition. With an LOA from Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$832
Minimum Bid:$100
Number of Bids:13