Grey Flannel Auctions Holiday Auction Ending Dec. 5th

There are a few days left to bid in our December 5th Holiday Auction. Please visit www.greyflannelauctions.com to view this superb auction featuring 900 lots of sports memorabilia and Americana.

Remember, your initial bids must be received by 9pm on December 5th. If you have any questions or need your bidding information, please call 631-288-7800 during regular business hours. Please do not miss this opportunity for you and a loved one to own a unique piece of American culture. Highlights incude:

Lot 412 – Babe Ruth Single-Signed Baseball (Impeccable)
“The most celebrated athlete of his generation, Babe Ruth’s fame extends far beyond the game of baseball, a true legend. Ruth exemplified the ultimate in sportsmanship and athleticism, and was a hero of mythic proportions to youngsters and adults from all walks of life. The Babe spent his formative years (7-19) at St. Mary’s Industrial School For Boys, which was an orphanage and reformatory. Showing an early talent for baseball, he was spotted by Red Sox minor league manager Jack Dunn, who immediately signed him to a contract. The rest, as they say, is history. Referred to by his teammates as “Jack’s newest babe,” he was known as “The Babe”……”                        Â

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Lot 876 – 1923 G. Washington Blue Seal $1 Silver Cert (Uncirculated)
 “The last of Five Series of $1 silver certificates, this 1923 Series Speelman-White $1 silver certificate was a complete redesign from the previous issues. The center portrait pictures President George Washington, and the design is similar to that of today’s small-size currency. This note is overprinted with a blue seal on the left and a blue “1” on the right…..”

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Lot 880 – Lock of Marilyn Monroe’s Hair From Her Hairdresser

“This lock of Marilyn Monroe’s hair was saved by her famous hairdresser, “KENNETH,” who would save pieces of her hair and give them to his biggest clients. This particular lock is numbered “5”, which of course was Joe DiMaggio’s number with the NY Yankees. Accompanied by a small photo of Marilyn…..”

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Lot 903- 1978 Billy Joel Song of the Year Grammy

” One of the most talented and influential singer/songwriters in history, Billy Joel has been writing songs for over 30 years. In 1977, he released his fifth album entitled “The Stranger” and his place in rock n’ roll history was secured. From “Vienna” to “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant,” “The Stranger” still remains one of Joel’s masterpieces. In 1978, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences awarded Billy Joel this Record of the Year Grammy for “Just The Way You Are” from “The Stranger” album……”

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Lot 906- 1920s Bullet Proof Vest From Al Capone’s Florida Home
” Perhaps the most legendary crime figure of the 20th Century, Al Capone left an indelible mark on the City of Chicago. Stories about Capone are handed down like folklore from generation to generation, a man who unabashedly indulged in almost every vice imaginable, all the while knowing that his tenure as mob overlord could end with a single bullet from a rival gang. Under constant pressure to leave Chicago, especially during the 1928 Presidential campaigns when “Big” Bill Thompson was considering running, Capone retreated to Florida and bought the now famous residence on 93 Palm Island. In 1992, Leslie Hindman Auctions held an auction entitled “Prohibition Era and 20th Century Crime Memorabilia and Ephemera, Featuring Property from Al Capone’s Palm…..”

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