Spring Premier Auction 2013
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on: 4/27/2013

Perhaps no other player in professional sports ever took such impeccable care of equipment and artifacts relating to historic events in his career than John Havlicek and subsequently added elegant highlights in terms of hand-printed information chronicling the moment. This was the ball used on by Havlicek on Jan. 31, 1976 to score his 23,150th point, pushing him past another pretty fair country basketball player of the period, Elgin Baylor. The official Wilson NBA ball shows good use, along with distinctive gold-and-black block lettering added to provide the details of the historic moment. One panel has his name, 23, 150th Point and 4th All-Time NBA Scorer; a second panel has "at Buffalo" and the date, along with a sparkling black Sharpie autograph. Artisans added an additional graphic element to this particular artifact, adding the gold paint to all of the seam work on the ball. Comes with a Letter of Authenticity from John Havlicek.

Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

JOHN HAVLICEK’S 1976 SIGNED OFFICIAL WILSON NBA GAME BASKETBALL USED TO SCORE 23,150TH POINT (NBA 4TH ALL-TIME SCORER) (HAVLICEK LOA)
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Minimum Bid: $2,000
Final Bid(Includes Buyers Premium): $4,680
Estimate: $5000 - $8000
Number of Bids: 8
Auction closed on: 4/27/2013