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    1971 Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Championship Ring Presented to Catcher/Pinch Hitter Charlie Sands.
    Update: Please note that this ring will be accompanied with a letter of provenance from Charlie Sands.

    Eleven seasons after Bill Mazeroski brought a thunderous close to the 1960 Fall Classic, the Steeltown sluggers swashbuckled their way back to the World Championship with another seven-game nail-biter. The club was anchored once again by its 1960 walk-off hero and his fellow Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente, each of whom earned a ring identical in design to this model, which was presented to back-up catcher and pinch hitter Charlie Sands.

    A genuine diamond anchors the design of the face, serving as the nucleus for text reporting, "World Champions, Pittsburgh 1971." Left shank reveals the word "Pirates" above an image of one, while right reports "Sands 4" to identify the original recipient. Interior band is stamped "14K Josten's" and is modified by a gold sizer that reduces the width to a size nine (9). Removal should be a fairly simple matter, if desired, and would likely result in a size ten (10) or perhaps a bit larger. Weight is thirty-two grams (32 g.). Light wear evident. Letter of provenance from Charlie Sands.


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    August, 2016
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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