Signatures average ("9") and magazines present well for their age unless otherwise noted. The Sports Illustrated magazine displays featured in this lot measure 11x14 and depict the athletes in their first or "rookie" appearances on the cover besides Carin Cone (second appearance, 1960) and Jim Ryun (second appearance, 1966). Includes: 1) Charles Maute signed February 13, 1956 display (relay); 2) Al Wiggins signed April 2, 1956 display (swimming); 3) Isaac Berger signed (My Best Wishes) November 19, 1956 display (weightlifting); 4) Tom Courtney signed (1956 Melbourne Olympics, 800 Meters- 1st, 4X400 Relay - 1st) December 10, 1956 display (relay); 5) Carin Cone signed (Best wishes) December 22, 1958 display with personalization (swimming); 6) Parry O'Brien signed August 31, 1959 display (shotput); 7) Carin Cone signed April 18, 1960 display with personalization (swimming); 8) Dallas Long signed April 25, 1960 display (shotput); 9) Don Schollander signed August 15, 1960 display with Best wishes inscription (swimmer); 10) Earl Young signed June 19, 1961 display (light peripheral wear; sprinting); 11) Jim Ryun signed September 14, 1964 display with Go with God and John 3: 3-8 inscriptions and 12) Jim Ryun signed August 1, 1966 display with Go with God and John 3: 3-8 inscriptions. Auction LOA from JSA. Note: None of the included specimens have mailing labels. Due to size weight, a shipping surcharge may apply.
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