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Brilliant Emmy Award, presented at the 1988 Sports Emmy Awards to cameraman John R. Savoy for coverage of the Olympics. The XV Olympic Winter Games were hosted by Calgary, Alberta, Canada and are notable for garnering a record number of participating countries at 57 and a record number of athletes at 1,423. The very first Sports Emmy Award was issued in 1950 as part of a regular Emmy ceremony, though the field of sports coverage earned an Emmy ceremony all its own in 1979. The iconic winged woman holding an atom stands on the slightly convex, grid-lined surface of a round metal base, plated in 18-karat gold. The base's flat perimeter reads ''The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences''. Front section is engraved with 5 lines naming the award, its category and recipient: ''1988 Sports Emmy Award / Technical Team Remote / XV Winter Games / ABC / John R. Savoy: Camera''. Measures 15.25'' in total height with a 7.5'' diameter base. Weighs 5 lbs., 8 oz. Scattered scratches to figure and a small chip to gold plating on her dress, else near fine.
Emmy Award From the 1988 Winter OlympicsEmmy Award From the 1988 Winter OlympicsEmmy Award From the 1988 Winter Olympics
Emmy Award From the 1988 Winter Olympics
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Minimum Bid: $5,000
Final prices include buyers premium.: $9,151
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Thursday, February 27, 2014.
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