Auction Item Details

Back Lot Number: 34  

Lot 34
Description: Joe DiMaggio presentational ice bucket c.1940s. Silverplated ice bucket presented to DiMaggio by legendary New Orleans boxer and restaurateur "Diamond Jim Moran". Moran's actual name was James Broccato - he earned his alias by the various diamond jewelry that he routinely wore. Once a bodyguard for Governor Huey Long, Diamond Jim operated a famed Bourbon Street Club named "La Louisiane" in the 1940s. Inscribed on the front panel, "The Greatest of the Great Joe DiMaggio Your Good Friend Always Diamond Jim Moran New Orleans, LA". 12" tall: EX
Sold For: $2,100.00

Estimated Price: ($400.00-$600.00)