Lot # 17: One of a Kind 1931 British Open Autograph Book

Category: Autographs

Starting Bid: $500.00

Bids: 21 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2016 Winter Auction",
which ran from 11/22/2016 3:00 PM to
12/10/2016 8:00 PM

Offered here is a one of a kind book produced for the 1931 Open Championship at Carnoustie. The book was produced for the purpose of raising money for an infirmary. The 8 1/4" x 10 1/2" book contains 19 pages with an incredible 200 signatures - every participant in the 1931 Open Championship. The signatures almost all grade a 10 of 10.

The title page:

Autograph Memento of the
Open Golf Championship
held at
Carnoustie 1st to 6th June 1931

Signatures include:

Arthur Havers

Alex "Sandy" Herd

Johnny Farrell

Alf Perry

Gene Sarazen

Abe Mitchell

Joe Turnesa

Joe Kirkwood

Jack White

CA Whitcomb

Aubrey Boomer

Alf Padgham

Percy Alliss

Tony manero

Ted Ray

James Braid

Horton Smith

Harry Vardon

Archie Compston

Henry Cotton

George Duncan

MaDonald Smith

Tommy Armour

Also included are the original 1931 correspondence and receipts for the creation of the book and resulting collection of money and donation.

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