L.A. Lakers Beat Boston Celtics Bury Garden Ghost NBA 1985 L.A. Newspapers (3) For Sale

L.A. Lakers Beat Boston Celtics Bury Garden Ghost NBA 1985 L.A. Newspapers (3)


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L.A. Lakers Beat Boston Celtics Bury Garden Ghost NBA 1985 L.A. Newspapers (3):
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L.A. Lakers Beat Boston Celtics Bury Garden Ghost NBA 1985 L.A. Newspapers (3) (Note: additional images are located below the description) Shown is a set of original & historic newspapers (scattered sections), offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 10-12, 1985 (3-issue set)

* The L.A. Lakers beat the Boston Celtics to win the NBA basketball title
* The Lakers finally bury the Garden Ghost
* Hometown (Los Angeles) newspaper

The win, the parade, the presentation: After decades of futility, the front page has: "Lakers Defeat Celtics for Title; Parade Tuesday", which tells of the Los Angeles Lakers defeating the Boston Celtics to win the NBA Championship. Also included are the issues from the following two days, one describing the parade, and the other presenting a jersey to President Ronald Reagan, the former governor of California who undoubtedly had a person interest in the outcome.

Great to have this notable coverage in a Los Angeles newspaper. Included are the issues from the 10th (first section only), the 11th (first and sports sections only), and the 12th (1st and sports sections only). Although the issues are incomplete, all described and photoed coverage is present, and more. Some browning at the folds, in overall good condition (see images for details).

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We have been dealers in rare newspapers for over 43 years, serve as consultants to multiple museums, and are members of the American Antiquarian Society. offer with confidence knowing that every item we offer is guaranteed to be authentic.

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