Lot 1045: DS, one page, 11 x 8.5, 1926. A certificate from the Rockne-Meanwell School for Coaches, stating that "Mr. Wm. C. McLaughlin attended special courses in Football and Basketball At Notre Dame University, 1926 and satisfactorily passed examinations therein." Signed at the conclusion in fountain pen by football coach Knute Rockne, "Knute Rockne," and basketball coach Walter Meanwell, "W. E. Meanwell." Heavy soiling and dampstaining (affecting portions of both signatures), and a small hole to the lower left corner, otherwise very good condition. An exceptional combination of sporting greats, with Rockne having been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951 and Meanwell into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1956.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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