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From the Closet to the Penthouse: Bobby Orr Jersey

It’s the classic story. Piece of sports memorabilia sits in storage for thirty years. Curious owner digs it out, takes it to a show and learns he’s got a museum-quality piece.

You may have read here recently about the Bobby Orr game-used jersey sold by Classic Auctions of Montreal.

The 1968-69 road sweater worn by the popular Boston Bruins’ Hall of Famer was acquired for over $80,000 by a Quebec businessman.

But thanks to the Toronto Globe & Mail, you’re about to learn "the rest of the story".


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