Menu
Welcome Sign-In | Register
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

Description

1968 Bobby Jones Signed Print of 1930 Victory at St. Andrews. He captured the heart of the British empire in 1927 when he humbly asked that his Open Championship trophy remain in its home country for safe keeping, and the fans at St. Andrews cheered him as their own when he sank the winning put in the 1930 British Amateur, the first victory in his historic Grand Slam. "Hats filled the air," wrote author Mark Frost of the scene. "The crowd swallowed him, a full mile from the clubhouse...For a brief moment they lifted their hero up on their shoulders...they apparently wanted to take the new champion apart to see what made him tick." One of the most celebrated moments of Jones' career is captured in this majestic print (image size 17x21"), the first we've seen autographed by the victor, who inscribed the work, "For Sadler Hayes, Best wishes, Bob Jones." By this point in his life, Jones was enfeebled by the painful spinal cord disease that would ultimately claim his life in three years' time, but his ink is quite bold if a bit shaky. The print is affixed to a cardboard backing and matted with a cut out to display the autograph, but the print is complete and undamaged but for very minor wear and a few pencil markings in the lower margin which are hidden by the mat. Full dimensions of mat are 26x29". The largest and most impressive signed image of Jones we've ever handled. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA.

Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Large (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
October, 2012
25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
Page Views: 858

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

Heritage membership

Join Now - It's Free

VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 
Consign now
  • Cash Advances
  • More Bidders
  • Trusted Experts
  • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Consign to the 2017 February 25 - 26 2017 February 25 - 26 Platinum Night Sports Auction Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction - Dallas.

Learn about consigning with us

Thank you so much for doing such a wonderful job with the sale of my painting!
Tami Bushey,
Jay, NY
View More Testimonials

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2016 September 10 Muhammad Ali Platinum Catalog Auction - Dallas
2016 September 10 Muhammad Ali Platinum Catalog Auction - Dallas
REALIZED $1,475,347

© 2016 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved