By Jack Barnes
A handwritten note signed by Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali where he teases singer Robert Goulet will be auctioned by Robert Edward Auctions. Bidding runs from April 13-May 6. Interested bidders may participate in the auction online.
Goulet stumbled singing the national anthem prior to Ali’s 1965 championship fight against Sonny Liston.
The note on United Airlines stationery reads like contemporary rap lyrics, “Guess who I meet at the air Port. and he is Really a Sport his Last name is Goulet But it Rhyme’s with Clay. he was on his way Las VegasThats when he meet us. he he [sic] think’s he is Slick he hit Me with a good lick. he lives Good. Like a man should. he get a lots of/ honey, and Makes Much Money. From Muhammad Ali.”
Bidding begins at $1,000. United MileagePlus Miles cannot be redeemed.
Additional information on the note can be found at https://bid.robertedwardauctions.com/bids/bidplace?itemid=51322
About Robert Edward Auctions
Robert Edward Auctions is one of the world’s largest specialty auction houses devoted exclusively to sale of sportscards, memorabilia, and Americana. With more than $100,000,000 worth of collectibles sold in the last decade, Robert Edward Auctions is a respected industry leader known for delivering high-quality items to auction and achieving world-record prices with an unparalleled reputation for honesty and integrity in its practices. Notable sales include $1,320,000 for a 1909-1911 T206 Honus Wagner (PSA 3), $600,000 for a 1916 Babe Ruth rookie card (PSA 7), $276,000 for Jackie Robinson’s 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers contract, $142,200 for Carlton Fisk’s iconic 1975 World Series Game 6 home run ball, and $100,725 for Muhammad Ali’s “Rumble in the Jungle” fight worn shoes. A free 720-page catalog for the auction is available at www.RobertEdwardAuctions.com.
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