SCP Auctions April 2011 Internet Auction
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This outstanding 14K gold charm bracelet belonged to Red Auerbach's wife Dorothy. It bears 5 charms including some very important Celtics championship charms. It was customary for the Celtic players to only receive one World Championship ring. After that, they would receive these 14K gold charms which were given in lieu of rings but could be considered their equivalent. Charms include: 1) Circular 14K gold charm with green enamel 3 leaf clover in center surrounded by "Boston Celtics 1966 World Champions". Back stamped "KOCH 14K". 2) Heart shaped 14K gold charm featuring a raised Celtic leprechaun holding a basketball above the words "Pride". Back stamped "Boston Celtics NBA World Champions 1969 14K". 3) Circular 14K gold charm with green enamel 3 leaf clover in center surrounded by "Boston Celtics 1966 World Champions". Back stamped "KOCH 14K". 4) Basketball Hall of Fame induction 10 K gold charm. Circular charm has red, white and blue enamel shield with "Naismith Memorial Enshrined". Above is the word "Basketball" and below "Hall of Fame". Back stamped LGB 10K". 5) Non gold head of an Egyptian Pharaoh's head. The heavy rope bracelet itself has been stamped "14K". Includes a letter of provenance from the Auerbach estate.