Over the past several years, the Gallery has collected a number of very special pieces of Memorabilia. All of the items have been purchased by the Gallery directly and come with the necessary paperwork and guarantees of authenticity from credible authenticators to support the items are genuine and authentic.
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (1919-2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist.
On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest!
Gallery Owner, Emil Simon, met Sir Edmund on Friday Nov., 10, 1995, in Aurora, Ontario during a fundraiser. Edmund didn't much care for the title "Sir" and he would sign his special memorabilia, simply, "Ed Hillary". Comes with clear, Plexiglas display case.
This kukri knife, is a characteristic weapon of the Nepalese Army, the Royal Gurkha Rifles of the British Army, etc., English-speakers refer to the weapon as a "Gurkha knife". All Gurkha troops are issued two kukri, a Service No.1 (ceremonial) and a Service No.2 (exercise).
The subject knife is a beautiful Service No. 1 ceremonial knife, specially acquired by Sir Edmund because of its shape and beauty.
This is a game used stick from NHL Hall of Famer Raymond Bourque in his last season while winning the Stanley Cup final on June 9, 2001.
Raymond Jean Bourque (born December 28, 1960).
He currently holds records for most career goals, assists, and points by a defenceman in the National Hockey League (NHL). He won the James Norris Memorial Trophy as the NHL's best defensemen five times, while finishing second for that trophy a further six times. He also twice finished second in the voting for the Hart Memorial Trophy, a rarity for a defenceman. He was named to the end-of-season All-Star teams 19 times, 13 on the first-team and six on the second-team.
Bourque was also an Olympian with Canada and became nearly synonymous with the Boston Bruins franchise, for which he played 21 seasons and became Boston's longest-serving captain. Bourque finished his career with the Colorado Avalanche, with whom he won his only Stanley Cup in his final NHL game. In 2017, he was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players.
The culimination of Marosan's success in Canada as a designer of medals came in 1971, when he participated in the exhibition of "Ten Contemporary Canadian Medalists" organized by de Pédery-Hunt at the Public Archives of Canada in Ottawa. Governor General Roland Mitchener purchased nine of Marosan's medals from this exhibition. The medals being offered by the Wellington Gallery are from this special exhibition in 1971 in Ottawa.
1997 was a year to remember for Roger Clemens. "The Rocket" was 34 years old at the time and was in the midst of his first of two seasons in Toronto. That season, Clemens was simply incredible. He pitched 264 innings, which tied for first in the American League with teammate Pat Hentgen, and he was dominant doing so. His ERA was a ridiculously low 2.05, he gave up only 9 home runs the entire season and struck out 292 Batters, the most ever in a single year in his career and he made the American League All-Star team. Clemens was worth 11.9 wins above the replacement player, the highest single season number he has accumulated during his illustrious career.
As a result, Clemens won the American League Cy Young Award getting 96% of the first place votes!
The subject Jersey comes with a clear , Plexiglas display case and Notary Public Certificate of Authenticity. On July 3rd, 1997, Roger Clemens personally signed only 50 game Jersey's at the Skydome Hotel in Toronto, Canada and this is one of those special Jerseys from his incredible 1997 year!
"The 1972 Miami Dolphins season was the team’s seventh season, and third season in the National Football League (NFL). The 1972 Dolphins are the only NFL team to win the Super Bowl with a perfect season. The undefeated campaign was led by coach Don Shula and notable players Bob Griese, Earl Morrall, and Larry Csonka. The 1972 Dolphins went 14–0 in the regular season and won all three post-season games, including Super Bowl VII against the Washington Redskins, to finish 17–0.
The team remains the only NFL team to complete an entire season undefeated and untied from the opening game through the Super Bowl (or championship game)"
This football is a game used football, during the playoffs in 1972 and signed by 27 key members of this famous Miami Dolphins team. All of the signatures have been authenticated by KSA and the Football comes with the KSA letter of Authenticty.
On January 16, 1982, while paying with the Edmonton Oilers , Wayne gretzky gave this "Game Ready Stick" to Bobby Hull. He wrote " To Robert Hull, thanks for all the Advice, your Friend Wayne Gretzky". The stick is a full length Titan 3020 TPM game ready stick, stamped, as expected with "W. Gretzky" on the shaft. Comes with clear , Plexiglas Display case.
This is the ONLY photo of all NHL trophies together, it is a one of a kind, obtained from the Hocky Hall of Fame and contains signatures from 16 NHL Hockey Hall of Fame members! The Photo was taken by Derik Murray from Opus and commissioned by the Hockey Hall of Fame and was purchased by Gallery Owner, Emil Simon, directly from the Hall.