Description

    1972 Don Cohan Presentational Watch - Bronze Medalist in Sailing. Update: The watch is fully functional and in working order.

    Don Cohan was a trailblazer in the truest sense. In 1972, Cohan became the first Jewish man to medal in sailing as he claimed bronze. This Longines watch was presented to Cohan for his continuations at the Munich games. According to Cohan's son, these were only given to winning athletes. We have no documentation to back up that claim. "US Olympic Team 1972" and "Longines" appears on the face of the watch. At some point the band was replaced. One of the original bands attends. The watch is self wind and features a gold electorplate. The 1972 Olympics will forever be known for as the Munich Massacre as nine Israeli athletes were killed. Own a timeless treasure from that Olympics, one never commercially produced. Letter of provenance from Don Cohan's son.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $2,000 - up.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Jewelry & Watches (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 594

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

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    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 2018 February 24 - 25 Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Sports - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I will definitely consider using Heritage again, as I have other items that might benefit from being offered at auction.
    Gary N.,
    Livermore, CA
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 September 21 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction - Dallas
    2017 September 21 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $861,036