Ralph Kiner's 1950 Look Magazine Longines Gold Filled Wrist Watch

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Ralph Kiner's 1950 Look Magazine Longines Gold Filled Wrist Watch

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Auction Date:2019 Feb 21 @ 20:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:One Beacon St., 15th Floor WeWork, Boston, Massachusetts, 02108, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Awarded annually to the country's best athlete in each sport, Kiner was one of baseball's best players in 1950, as he led the National League for the fifth straight season in home runs, clouting 47 round trippers. LOOK magazine presented the offered Longines gold filled wristwatch to Kiner again acknowledging his prowess as the most feared power hitter in the National League. The watch remains in working order, and is engraved on the reverse "RALPH KINER L.F. LOOK 1950 ALL AMERICAN BASEBALL TEAM." It bears the notation of being "10K Gold Filled." This is a unique time piece from the legendary Hall of Famer, presented to him at the height of his stellar career. Obviously worn and treasured by Kiner with no notable defects, although the original leather band is no longer present. Full LOA from University Archives (John Reznikoff), cert. #11077.