Datebook: Ron Barassi Memorabilia up For Sale at Leonard Joel
  Resource:blouinartinfo   2016-08-31 15:24:49  

What: The auction of Ron Barassi Collection by Leonard Joel on September 4, 2016, at the Melbourne Town Hall

Why:The auction features the personal items of Australian sporting legend Ron Barassi (b. 1936). The collection offers a glimpse into a bygone football era and the inquisitive mind of an extraordinary player and revolutionary coach. The various items up for auction indicate his interests that went beyond football into other sports, history, psychology and business. The highlights of the auction include:

-          An 1879 edition of the "Footballer" (Estimate $2,000 - $3,000)

-          A Ron Barassi Melbourne Football Club premiership jersey (Estimate $20,000 - $40,000)

-          Ron Barassi 1964 VFL premiership medal (Estimate $ 20,000 - $30,000)

-          A pair of Ron Barassi branded football boots (Estimate $ 4,000 - $6,000)

-          Signed presentation football boots (Estimate $ 1,000 - $2,000)

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