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    Circa 1981 Wayne Gretzky Worn Cowboy Hat & Jacket and Signed Photograph. Don't laugh, you looked ridiculous in 1981 as well. And we're willing to bet you never were able to play hockey as well as the young Gretzky, who used his growing fame at the time to get into the western wear business. Presented are three unique pieces related to that failed business venture. 1) Rather daringly feathered suede cowboy hat by "Longhorn." Size "7 3/8" tagging inside leather headband. Included is a photograph of Gretzky wearing the hat in question. Fine condition. 2) Brown satin jacket also worn by Gretzky. Embroidered "Wayne Gretzky 99" stitched over the heart, with "Western Corral, Toronto, Canada," the store's name, on verso. Light wear with removed tagging in collar, though clearly the proper size for Wayne. 3) Finally, and perhaps most embarrassingly, we have a 16x24" photograph of the hockey legend posing with his business partners in the western wear shop, each sporting a rather impressive ultra-curly perm. Each has signed, most notably Gretzky, of course, whose black sharpie signature in his tough, early style is a perfect 10/10. With the price tag for the rare authentic Gretzky gamer keeping it out of the hands of all but the most well-funded collector, here is a rare opportunity to own not one, but two pieces from the personal wardrobe of the game's greatest star. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2005
    29th Saturday
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