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Bob Mathias Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

BOB MATHIAS
Born: November 17, 1930 in Tulare, California
Died: September 02, 2006 in Fresno, California
Biography
Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952. As a fullback for Stanford University's football team, he became the only man ever to compete in a Rose Bowl and the Olympic Games in the same year (1952). As a spokesperson for Wheaties cereal, he helped promote it as "the breakfast of champions". A Republican, Mathias represented California in the U.S. Congress for four terms (1967-1975).
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  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 2527
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 2527
    Bold ink signature of the man who competed in the Olympics and the Rose Bowl in the same year. Signature: "Bob Mathias", 3¾x2 lined sheet. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Price: $70.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 71065
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 71065
    Signature: "Bob Mathias/California", 3½x2 card. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Price: $80.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 223461
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 223461
    Signature: "Bob/Mathias", 3¾x5¼ album leaf. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Price: $70.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/24/1968 - HFSID 260533
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/24/1968 - HFSID 260533
    ALS: "Bob" as U.S. Representative, 1p, 7x8¾. Washington, D.C., 1968 April 24. On House letterhead to "Dear Jim". In full: "Just a note to say thanks for your efforts at the Delano dinner last week. It was a great success and Buddy was an outstanding hit.…"

    Price: $200.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 49654
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 49654
    The Olympic Gold Medalist signs "with best of luck" on a 3½x2 paper for a fan Autograph note signed: "To James Jones,/with best of luck -/Bob Mathias/[five Olympic rings]", 3½x2.

    Sale Price $119.00

    $140.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 131763
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 131763
    Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Doug -/all best wishes/Bob Mathias". B/w, 8x10. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $153.00

    $180.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 315631
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 315631
    The politician signs his name with "all the Best" on a photograph, shown sitting at his desk Inscribed photograph signed: "To Michael Robuck/all the Best/Bob Mathias", in blue ink, B/w 10¼x8.

    Sale Price $153.00

    $180.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 190696
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 190696
    Photograph signed: "Best wishes -/Bob/Mathias". B/w, 8x10. Date stamped: "Mar 7 1958" on verso, which also bears a "Sports Illustrated" stamp. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Price: $220.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 190697
    BOB MATHIAS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 190697
    Photograph signed: "Best regardss -/Bob/Mathias". B/w, 8x10. Date stamped: "Mar 7 1958" on verso, which also has a pencilled number (unknown hand). Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Price: $220.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: BRUCE (CAITLYN JENNER) - HFSID 257060
    BOB MATHIAS - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED WITH CO-SIGNERS - HFSID 257060
    First Day Cover signed: "Bob Mathias" and "Bruce Jenner", 6½x3½. FDC honoring Physical Fitness, 5-cent stamp honoring the centennial of Sokol Physical Fitness clubs affixed, postmarked Washington, D.C., February 15, 1965, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Price: $180.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - HAND/FOOT PRINT OR SKETCH SIGNED - HFSID 285448
    BOB MATHIAS - HAND/FOOT PRINT OR SKETCH SIGNED - HFSID 285448
    Traced print of his right hand, with his signature and the Olympic rings in the palm Handprint signed: "Bob Marthis/[Here he has drawn the five Olympic rings.], 8x11.…"

    Price: $300.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 264215
    BOB MATHIAS - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 264215
    Illustration signed: "Bob Mathias", 7¾x11. Captioned at lower margin: "This reproduction featuring a Robert Riger drawing of Bob Mathias is from an ad of The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States.…"

    Sale Price $153.00

    $180.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 263877
    BOB MATHIAS - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 263877
    Printed Card signed in ink: "Bob Mathias", 5x3. Imprinted caption at upper margin: "Sports Legend". Sports symbols imprinted at left and right edges. Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $102.00

    $120.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - PROGRAM COVER SIGNED - HFSID 86849
    BOB MATHIAS - PROGRAM COVER SIGNED - HFSID 86849
    Program Cover signed: "Bob/Mathias", 8¼x10. Washington, D.C., no year. Front cover of the official program for the Washington Post, Times Herald and Professional Golfers Association National Celebrities Tournament Sponsors Championship at Congressional Country Club.

    Price: $180.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - TRADING/SPORTS CARD SIGNED - HFSID 299341
    BOB MATHIAS - TRADING/SPORTS CARD SIGNED - HFSID 299341
    Shown on a 1991 Impel Marketing Inc. Hall of Fame U.S. Olympic Card. Sports card signed: "Bob/Mathias", 2½x3½. 1991 Impel Marketing Inc. Hall of Fame U.S. Olympic Card. With a short biography printed on verso.

    Price: $180.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 203940
    BOB MATHIAS - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 203940
    Typescript signed: "Bob Mathias/[five Olympic rings]", 2p, 8½x11, separate sheets. Headed: "* OLYMPICS */1952 HELSINKI, FINLAND/July 19 Through August 3". Statics for Mathias' Gold Medal in the Men's Decathlon.

    Price: $180.00

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