Lot 8093: Dave Christian's Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics Gold Winner's Pin for Ice Hockey

RR Auction

RR Auction

2019-07-09 14:45:00

Lot 8093

Gold medal winner's lapel pin issued to Team USA defenseman Dave Christian for the American 'Miracle on Ice' victory at the Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics, made by Bertoni, 12 mm x 15 mm, featuring the Olympic rings set against laurels, with "1980" on the tablet below. Includes its original black Bertoni plastic wallet with Olympic rings on the flap, and its insert card, which has been torn through the center and repaired with tape on the reverse. The exterior of the wallet has a label reading, "1980 G, D. Christian." Accompanied by a color copy of a letter of provenance from Dave Christian, who recorded an assist in the famous match against the Soviet Union.

Estimate: $1500-$2000

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