1978-79 Seattle Supersonics Basketball Championship Ring Auction in One Week
Basketball Championship Ring Auction
We are excited to announce that this month’s basketball championship ring auction at NateDSanders.com has a rare example. Only two other 1978-79 Seattle SuperSonics NBA championship rings have sold before at auction. Please see our description:
John Johnson’s 1978-79 Seattle SuperSonics NBA Championship Ring — Obtained Directly From His Estate
1978-79 Seattle SuperSonics NBA 14kt. gold Championship ring won by player John Johnson. Along with the Seahawks Super Bowl win in 2014, this Sonics win over the Washington Bullets in the 1979 series has been the only men’s professional sports championship won by Seattle. It remains the only basketball championship won by the city, secured in an upset over the Bullets in a rematch of the 1978 series. 75 point diamond on top of the ring is surrounded by ”N. B. A. WORLD CHAMPIONS”. ”JOHNSON”, ”SEATTLE SUPERSONICS” and a green Seattle skyline, featuring the Seattle Space Needle, appear on one side, with the NBA logo and ”1979” appearing on the other. Inside is engraved ”Balfour 14K”. Ring is size 12. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Johnson’s son, obtained directly from him.
Bidding starts at $70,000 at: John Johnson’s 1978-79 Seattle SuperSonics NBA Championship Ring — Obtained Directly From His Estate
Elvin Hayes 1977-78 Washington Bullets NBA 14 Carat Gold Championship Ring Auction Obtained Directly from Him, Who is One of the 50th Greatest Players in NBA History
1977-78 Washington Bullets NBA 14kt. gold Championship Ring belonging to Elvin Hayes. 75 point diamond on top of the ring is surrounded by ”N. B. A. World Champions”. ”Hayes”, ”bullets” and ”the fat lady sings” appear on one side, with the NBA logo and ”1978” appearing on the other. Inside is stamped ”Balfour 14K” along with his ”E.E.H” initials engraved. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Hayes. Obtained directly from Hayes. Sold for $82,500.