1996 Boston Marathon
Boston Athletic Association
City Light Pole
Banner / Flag
This is Real Boston Marathon city banner .
This is on the light poles the week of
the event in downtown Boston.
Its the 100th Anniversary banner from 1996.
This is the 1 and only of its king to exist with this
many autographs , signed by the past winners
of the Boston Marathon.
This has 33 signatures on it some of the names include,
John A Kelley , John J Kelley , x2 Lorraine Moller 84, Ron Hill 70,
Alvero Majia 71 , Jack Fultz 76 , Jon Anderson 73 , Robert De Castella 86 ,
Jacqueline Gareau 80, David McKenzie 67 ,
Rich & Dick Hoyt (farther/son wheelchair team) Ingrid Kristiansen 86-89,
Joan Benoit 79-83, Eino Oksanen 59 ,Greg Meyer 83 ,Paavo Kotila 60
Neil Cusack 74 , Nina Kuscsik 72 , Gayla Barron 78, Bob Hall 75-77(wheelchair)
Olavi Suomalainen 72 , Amby Burfoot 68 , Lisa Larsen Weidenbach 85 ,
Allison Roe 81, Jean Driscoll 90-91-92-93-94-95 , Geoff Smith 84-85 ,
Mateo Flores 52 . These are autographed on the 100th banner.
The signatures have all been authenticated by JSA (Jim Spence Authentication)
the best in the business for autograph certification.
This company is used in court cases and has worked
with the FBI and is highly respected and trusted.
It comes with a letter and notary stamp from JSA.
WE DONT HAVE TO TELL YOU HOW RARE THIS ITEM IS !
Some of these winners are deceased and some
live in other countries.
The pictures show the front and back .
Auction is for 1 framed & signed banner.
The banner is 30 inches across and 60 inches long.
Its made of heavy vinyl and nylon.
This is in great condition with NO rips or tears
and has minor weathering.
The frame is about 40x70 inches and weighs
about 25 pounds. The plastic frame is a non-fade
and frame is sealed and has mounts attached.
This was made for the 1996 Boston Marathon
"Blood,Sweat and Cheers" 100th Anniversary year
and is very RARE as they are only in the
part of the city the race ends in.
Unbelievable find only in Boston.
The we give you ...........................