January 16, 2021 Sports, Rock & Roll and Americana Auction
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 1/16/2021

Offered is a complete, high grade set of all 8 FULL tickets for the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team's games during the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games. Those games will forever be remembered for "The Miracle on Ice," when the U.S. Mens Hockey Team beat the formidable, and heavily favored, Russion team in the semi-final game. They would of course go on to win the gold in the final but it was that unbelievable win over the Soviet's that defined those Olympic Games, as commentator Al Michaels asked the legendary question on the broadcast "Do you believe in miracles?" The offered tickets represent every appearance by the U.S. Mens Hockey Team:

  • February 12, 1980: U.S.A 2 Sweden 2;
  • February 14, 1980: U.S.A. 7 Czechoslovakia 3;
  • February 16, 1980: U.S.A. 5 Norway 1;
  • February 18, 1980: U.S.A. 7 Romania 2;
  • February 20, 1980: U.S.A. 4 Germany 2;
  • February 22, 1980: U.S.A. 4 Soviet Union 3 (Miracle on Ice Game);
  • February 24, 1980: U.S.A. 4 Finland 2 (Gold Medal Game)
  • February 24, 1980: Bronze Medal Game (Soviet Union 9 vs Sweden 2) and Medal Ceremony

This group represents a wonderful opportunity to acquire the complete run of tickets for one of the most remarkable win in U.S. Olympic history. The tickets each measure 7 1/2 x 2 5/8  inches and present with just the most minor spots of wear to a few of the corners. Near Mint condition.

Complete Set of 8 FULL Tickets from the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Games
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Minimum Bid: $500
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,300
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 15
Auction closed on Saturday, January 16, 2021.
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