Ted Williams Memorabilia Available at Auction on Artfact Live! Bid online exclusively through Artfact Live! on Ted Williams memorabilia in The Gallery at Knotty Pine auction of Part II of the Living Estate of Dolores Wettach Williams on May 30, 2009.
News-Antique.com - May 21,2009 - (Newton, MA) Red Sox fan Alert! The Gallery at Knotty Pine in West Swanzey, New Hampshire will be auctioning Part II of the Living Estate of Dolores Wettach Williams, 3rd wife of Hall of Famer Ted Williams, on May 30, 2009. Ted Williams’ memorabilia and personal items highlight the 393 lot sale. This is a fantastic opportunity for the true baseball or sports aficionado to own Williams memorabilia never before offered for sale. Highlights include a complete set of 1959 Fleer Ted Williams Baseball Cards ($1,500 to $2,500) and a Ted Williams Hall of Fame bat with multiple signatures including Williams, Bob Doerr and Ray Wandridge amongst others ($2,000 to $4,000). Many photographs, with presentations and signatures, sports equipment, autographs and Ted Williams related artwork are offered, including the top lot in the sale, a 1960s original painting of Ted Williams, with an opening bid of $1,500. The auction will be available live online to bidders and interested viewers around the world, exclusively through Artfact Live!, Artfact’s industry leading online auction bidding platform.
Dolores Wettach married Ted Williams in 1968. Dolores was a successful model and cover girl from the 1950s, 60s and 70s. When she married Ted Williams, they became one of the most popular sport celebrity families. Items form Mrs. Williams modeling career, including vintage clothing from the 1960s to the 1980s and photographs are also featured in the sale. The Williams had two children, John Henry Williams and Claudia Williams, before divorcing in 1972.
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