1964-65 Bobby Orr Oshawa Generals Game Worn Jacket....
This treasure in blue leather exhibits marvelous wear by the teenaged phenom, and features three chenille patches, as follows. Over the heart, "Oshawa Generals." At right sleeve, the jersey number "2." At left sleeve, "O.H.A., Jr. 'A,' 64-65." We can assure that these patches are original and unmoved, linking the jacket indisputably to Orr. "Craft of Canada" label remains at interior collar.
Provenance tracks the jacket back to Bobby's father Doug Orr, who gifted the jacket to a family friend. Years later a dealer of hockey memorabilia ended up with the jacket at the Toronto Expo. While we have heard of the existence of two Oshawa Orr jerseys, none have ever been presented at public auction. This outrageously scarce relic would stand as a highlight piece in the museum of the Hockey Hall of Fame, and certainly figures to occupy the focal point of any private collection.
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