1977 Seattle Slew Triple Crown Commemorative Display with Winning Tickets From Each Race!

Sold For: $720

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2331

Item Year: 1977

Category: Football/Basketball/Hockey/Boxing/Other Sports

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This attractive limited-edition wall display commemorates Seattle Slew's winning of the 1977 Triple Crown. The displays is composed of a color photo (10.5 x 8 inches) of Seattle Slew winning the 1977 Belmont Stakes, below which are actual uncashed two-dollar "Win" tickets placed on Seattle Slew at each of the Triple Crown races in 1977: the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes. Also included is a signed card (3.5 x 2 inches; hand-numbered 57/500) featuring the black-ink signatures of Seattle Slew's owners (Sally Hill and Karen Taylor), trainer (Billy Turner), and jockey (Jean Cruquet). All of the items are Near Mint in appearance. As noted by a certificate on the reverse of the frame, this display piece is one of only 500 such pieces issued by Classic Wins, Inc. Total dimensions: 20.25 x 17.25 inches. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Pre certified by Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero/Beckett Authentication. Reserve $300. Estimate (open).

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