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Offered is a genuine 1975 Cincinnati Reds World Series Championship ring once owned by Eddie Gilliland, the first president of the Florida State League and later an assistant to Dick Wagner, a leading architect of this storied Big Red Machine dynasty of the 1970s. The Big Red Machine name was coined by The Cincinnati Enquirer sportswriter Bob Hertzel on July 4, 1969, a century after the city gave birth to professional baseball. The Reds would win four National League pennants and back-to-back World Series title in 1975 and 1976. A single half-carat brilliant cut diamond is set within a red stone on the face, surrounded by text reading "1975 CINCINNATI REDS WORLD CHAMPIONS" in a uniquely designed double perimeter. The left shank contains the name “GILLILAND”, an image of Riverfront Stadium in miniature holding the text "THE BIG RED MACHINE," plus the team insignia. A miniature World Series trophy adorns the right shank with the text "REDS 4 RED SOX 3," the final tally of this classic World Series. This 14K gold Balfour ring is size 10 weighs 32 grams and has "LGB 14K" engraved inside the band. This is a beautiful ring, from one of the greatest teams in baseball history, The Big Red Machine squad of 1975. Excellent condition.
1975 Cincinnati Reds Big Red Machine World Series Ring
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Minimum Bid: $2,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $8,388.33
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Saturday, November 2, 2013.
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