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    1956 NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS BULOVA WRIST WATCH. Watch is in beautiful working condition with no apparent flaws. Early college basketball watches seldom come on the market and very few were awarded. Engraved on the back, "1956 NIT Winner" along with the recipients name, Ellis Mendelsohn. It is quite unusual for college basketball tournament watches to have the player or staff member’s name engraved. Rarely are they able to be traced to a particular person. Ellis Mendelsohn was a member of the Louisville Cardinals who won the NIT title. As an added bonus, attached to the Speidel watchband is a gold color charm engraved with 1956 National Invitational, Madison Square Garden, and adorned with a basketball in the center of the 1956. A rare opportunity to acquire a truly unusual piece of college hoops history.

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    December, 2003
    9th Tuesday
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