MY MEMORABILIA COLLECTION

Books
Magazines

Special collection 1
Special collection 2
(Margaret Court package, Trading Cards, Misc. Autographs)

Special collection 3

Tennis Balls

Books, Framed Items, and Magazine Conditions: 

  • Fine (F) – Much like As New in condition, except that the book has been opened or (carefully) read.

  • Very Good (VG) – Shows signs of use, but is still a very nice copy.

  • Good (G) – A good condition book should have all pages present and a fully intact cover. It can show significant wear, including wear to the dust jacket, boards, or text block.

  • Fair – Noticeable wear, with the potential for non-essential pages to be missing or damaged. All other pages and illustrations should be present.

  • Poor – Significant wear, damage, or flaws. The book’s full text is still readable.

20% of the proceeds will be donated to Liz Odera's Sadili organization for her famous East Africa Safari Junior Tennis Camp 1-12 August 2022. Link.

Prices: see individual packages. All prices will get shipping charges added unless the packages will be picked up in the Los Angeles area. 

 

Email your request to buy.

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Package 4: Margaret Court

 

Books:

Winning Words - The Creative Power of What You Say. 1999, VG

Court On Court, A Life in Tennis, 1976, G

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Yellow Cap "Australia"
Autographed on the bill by Margaret Court, Like New condition

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Brochure for the 1999 Induction Ceremony.

Autographed by Margaret Court
VG

Framed B/W Photo

Black plastic frame size 11x13" with some scratches.
Autographed by Margaret Court with Certificate of Authenticity. G/Fair

Framed B/W Photo

Black plastic frame size 11x13" with some scratches. G/Fair

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Above -
55 original press photos of Margaret Court.

All B/W in Fair to good condition. Just a handful are in poor condition.

Mostly action shots.

All photos have printed information on the back. Mostly about the shot itself, when it was taken, and where it was used.

Left - 

Many of the photos have a lot of information on their backs.

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Right -

The inside cover shows the bios of both legends on top.

Below are the 4 original stamps - not rubber-stamped.

Package 4: $140

Commemorative Stamp Set "Australian Legends" with Margaret Court and Rod Laver

The set contains four "Airmail" postcards of the two tennis legends. Size 6.5x4.25"

Each postcard has an original 30 cents stamp taped to it with a rubber stamp that says, "First Day of Issue 24 January 2003. Kooyong VIC 3144"

Like new condition.

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Package 5: Rencontre Trading Cards

 

Tennis Trading Cards "Editions Rencontre S.A. Lausanne" Printed in Italy, 1976-1979

Size 4.25x6.5"

Front: Photo, Back: Bio and other information
Mostly color images, some B/W-Sepia

All in VG condition

Framed, Signed Rod Laver Trading Card 

Wooden frame 6x8", no scratches
Autographed in my presence at La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California (2004).

Plus: Altogether 45 cards (plus another 13 duplicates) containing images of...

 

Tilden, Wills, Lenglen, Connolly, Perry, Trabert, Gonzales, Borg, Nastase, Gibson, Court, Navratilova, Evert, Shriver, Austin, King, Casals, Cawley, Taylor, Newcombe, Emerson, Rosewall, Drysdale, Connors, Wade, Roche, Orantes, Gottfried, Kodes, Günthardt, Barker, Panatta, Reid, The Lloyd Brothers, The Smash, The Service, The Backhand, The Federation Cup, Wimbledon, Roland Garros, The Longest Match, The French Internationals at Roland Garros, King vs. Riggs.

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Bonus: 1 Rod Laver card, no autograph but fine/mint condition.

Package 4: $145

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Package 6: Cards +Autographs


1987/88 Ace Fact Pack Tennis Martina Navratilova (Sporting Greats) Playing Cards
32 cards with all the tennis greats of that era

Sample Card #22 Martina Navratilova
#10 Sabatini, #14 Lendl, #18 McEnroe, #25 Shriver, many more, a complete set of 32.

The set of cards is unused in its original sealed cellophane bag and in mint condition. Outer platic case: poor condition.

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Miscellaneous Autographs

Top: Conchita Martinez photo with autograph

Bottom left: Old autograph collection book from 1947 (UK). Size 4.25x6"

Besides 3 tennis related autographs, the book has "Nottingham Panthers Ice Hockey (seemingly the entire team), random peoms, and a "famous Australian Golfer" (Norman Von Nida)

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Tennis: Don Budge, Pauline Betz, Bobby Riggs, Sarah (Palfrey) Cooke

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Package 6: SOLD