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Description: 1968 Roberto Clemente Gold Glove Award. Prestigious figural award as presented annually to the premier defensive players of the National and American League by position. Walnut wooden plinth base displays a full size gilt painted Rawlings leather glove with "National League All Star Fielding Team" impressed black lettering. Glove is positioned atop a central pedestal with applied image of Clemente on brass facade with two gilt painted baseballs perched on metal pedestals flanking. Silver plated placard displayed on front of base inscribed, "OF Roberto Clemente 8th Award 1968 The Sporting News National League All-Star Fielding Team". 16" long with some light surface wear and few scratches to the Clemente brass placard. Brass placard affixed to the base has some light wear to the impressed lettering and one tiny indentation. The leather baseballs have had a few areas of inpainting due to age toning. Includes letter of provenance from the Clemente family: EX
Estimated Price Range: ($50,000-$100,000)
Current EST:  10/16/18 6:20:13 AM
  Sold for Price: $65,000.00;