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Lot #206: Arthur Ashe's Award From The National Conference of Black Mayors


Award posthumously honoring Arthur Ashe given by the National Conference of Black Mayors. Silver bowl sits atop a wooden pedestal with chrome plaque that reads: ''National Conference Of Black Mayors, Inc. / 'Tribute to Black American Award' / Presented Posthumously to / Arthur Ashe / Tennis Champion and Humanitarian / In recognition of his ability to masterfully succeed on the tennis courts of the / world and his vision to interpret this accomplishment, not as a time to rest / but an opportunity to influence our lives with his benevolence. / His calm, permanent presence in the struggle for rights makes him a cherished / hero, a model of forbearance for our youth and a brilliant reminder to all. / April 17, 1993 / 19th Annual Convention / New York, New York / Mayor Henry Epsy, President''. Bowl measures 10'' across and 5.5'' tall. Mounted to an overall height of 10''. Sticker residue to top edge of engraved plate and scattered nicks and scratches to base, with tarnishing to bowl, else fine. With an LOA from Arthur Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$317
Minimum Bid:$100
Number of Bids:8