Lot #580
Ellsworth Vines

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Estimate: $200+

Description

International Tennis Hall of Famer (1911-1994) who was ranked number one in the world for four years; he later became a pro golfer, winning three titles on the PGA Tour. Two items: a glossy 7.25 x 9 photo of Vines golfing, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "To 'Plug' Osborne, With fond memories of past fun, Sincerely, Ellsworth"; and an ALS signed "Ellsworth Vines," one page, 8 x 11, US Senior Open Golf Association letterhead, March 27, 1992, in full: "Enclosed find your check. Please give to one of your charities. Also find signed autograph picture. Keep up the good tennis work." In overall very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges to the signed photo and binder dings to the edge of the letter.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #604 - Ended March 10, 2021