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 #219: Arthur Ashe Lot of Mementos From His Memorial Dedication


Lot of 15 programs from the Arthur Ashe gravestone ceremony in Richmond, Virginia. The Virginia native requested that he be buried in Richmond, next to his mother who died when Ashe was only six years old. Card-style programs are made of high-gloss black paper with a gold overlay on the cover embossed with Ashe's image and listing his greatest achievements as an athlete, scholar and humanitarian. Cards open to the itinerary of the service printed in gilt, including a poetry reading by Maya Angelou. Each 7.25" x 7.25" program is housed in a matching envelope. Scattered shallow scratches and edge wear, else near fine condition. With an LOA from Arthur Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Minimum Bid:$100
Number of Bids:1