Boris Becker - Auction live: Gold ring for 4200 Euro under the hammer
+++ The compulsory auction in the Ticker +++: Bares for Becker: "Tennis Hall Of Fame" gold ring for 4200 Euro - now live
Boris Becker must forcibly auction a Wimbledon Cup, a Bambi, an old sock and his well-worn tennis shoes. A total of 82 items owned by the tennis legend come under the hammer. Follow the auction now in the live ticker.
10:17 pm: For a total of 30 objects, no bids have yet been received. Below is also the below to see 31 gram gold ringwhich Boris Becker received in 2018 in Monte Carlo for his inclusion in the "International Tennis Hall Of Fame". The starting bid is around 4200 euros,
13.07 clock: The most expensive items of the Becker Auction are currently two trophies in sterling silver ("The Renshaw Cup") from the years 1985 and 1987, each standing at 15,000 pounds. In addition, a replica of the US Open Cup for currently converted 11,200 euros will be auctioned.
21:53 clock: Significantly cheaper than the Bambi trophy would be (as of now) the "Golden Camera", Boris Becker 1989 as the best tennis player and triple Wimbledon winner. The current bid is around 1700 euros,
6:20 pm: These Bambi Trophy got Boris Becker in 1985, when the former tennis hero was named "Man of the Year". Current bid: about 2900 euros.
13:42: A very special sweetheart is the Original Puma tennis racket from Boris Becker from 1988. This bat was last exhibited in the "Tennis Hall of Fame" in Newport / Rhode Island (USA). Also this racket and a signed case come under the hammer. The starting bid is 2200 euros. Boris Becker 31 years ago, he beat Stefan Edberg in Dallas 6: 4, 1: 6, 7: 5, 6: 2.
11:54: For all watch lovers, there are a few special pieces. At the moment, the most will be for one IWC Schaffhausen Model 5002 Big Pilot Wrist Watch (Stainless Steel 46.2mm Case & Automatic) offered - namely 3150 euros. A real bargain! In business, these watches cost between 6900 and 8900 euros - as access!
10.36 clock: Most of all you have to do right now for the two cups ("The Renshaw Cup") from the years 1985 and 1987 of Boris Becker out Genuine sterling silver turn down, which are currently at 16,800 euros. Behind them is the US Open Cup (replica) from 1989, when Becker beat Ivan Lendl in the final. This piece currently stands at 11,200 euros - and you can bid!
9:54: We continue with the auction of Boris Becker's trophies, shoes and socks. Worn for a couple Diadora tennis shoes from the year 1996, the starting offer is about 340 euros. These are the strikers of Boris Becker from the Australian Open final 23 years ago against Michael Chang, who won Becker 6-2, 6: 4, 2: 6, 6: 2. For all real Becker fans - these shoes are signed by hand!
23:24: The first two auction pieces are at a bid of 15,000 pounds! As expected, these are the two "Renshaw Cups" from the years 1985 and 1987. Altogether, 18 of the 82 pieces have already been bid.
19:11: Who wants to get hold of a bargain, could bid on this set. For a starting bid of £ 50 you could soon be the new owner of a sleeveless sweatshirt, a pair of sweatbands and a pair of socks owned by Boris Becker, most recently in the "Tennis Hall of Fame" in Newport, Rhode Island (USA) were issued.
18:41: These two cups are everything, but no bargains! The two most expensive and valuable specimens according to minimum bid are the two "Renshaw Cups" from the years 1985 and 1987. For the former trophy for the winners of the men's singles of Wimbledon, interested people must lay at least 10,000 pounds sterling.
18.30 clock: The auction is started! On this page you will find all 82 offered auction items. The starting bid for a racket used by the tennis legend, with whom he defeated Stefan Edberg 6: 4, 1: 6, 7.5 and 6: 2 in Dallas 1988, is 2000 pounds sterling (about 2200 euros). For the "Bambi" trophy of 1985 bidders have to put at least 1500 pounds sterling on the table, for the "Golden Camera" of 1989 1000 pounds sterling are due.
Among other things, these items by Boris Becker will be auctioned
18:02: In less than half an hour to start the auction. However, nothing is happening on the auction site linked above, there is still no new information.
13:35: Boris Beckers British Insolvency Administrator Mark Ford Expects high proceeds from the auction. According to his statements, the first auction attempt last year had "very significant bids". However, the proceeds will not be enough to cover the millions debt of the tennis idol.
12:47: This ring, the Boris Becker 2003 when he was admitted to the Tennis Hall of Fame received, also comes under the hammer. He should bring in at least a high four-digit amount, if not more.
12:08 clock: VIP News just talked to the auction house in London. The online auction starts at 6:30 pm German time. Then anyone who wants something from Boris Becker - as I said from the Wimbledon Cup to the worn sock - can bid.
11.40 clock: So far, the highest bid for a replica of the US Open Cup is 15,100 pounds (17,200 euros). Who the Bambi of Boris Becker wants to have more than the offered 2000 euros on the table. The Golden Camera of 1989 is currently at 1300 euros.
11:22 am: A total of 80 personal belongings by Boris Becker are exhibited in a London gallery. Included are a Golden Camera, a Bambi and a replica of the Wimbledon Cup.
11.13 clock: However, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the African State spoke of a forgery. Announced in December Boris Becker then, he no longer claims diplomatic status. This cleared the way for foreclosure.
11.04 clock: Boris Becker was declared insolvent in 2017 by a bankruptcy court in London for unpaid debts. The three-time winner of the Wimbledon declared, a year ago, to the general surprise that he enjoyed diplomatic immunity: He had been appointed sports attaché of the Central African Republic's Representation to the EU in Brussels. Thus, the auction of his memorabilia was stopped for the time being.
10:56 am: There are 82 objects in total Boris Becker for sale, including tennis rackets, photos and watches of the former world ranking first. The auction of the Auction House Wyles Hardy runs until the 11th of July.
10:51 am: Last summer could Boris Becker to stop the foreclosure of his trophies and other souvenirs. But now starts an online auction.
10:42 am: The online auction features several replica trophies that the 51-year-old received for victories in major tournaments. Below is a copy of the Wimbledon Challenge Cup. For sale is also the finalist medal, the Becker after his defeat in the Wimbledon final against Swede Stefan Edberg in 1990.
10.20 am: Boris Becker Lastly, he resisted the auction of his personal belongings - but it did not help. Starting today, many valuable sports utensils and items will come under the hammer.
10:00 am: Hello and welcome to the compulsory auction of a total of 82 items from the private collection of ex-tennis star Boris Becker, VIP News is live!
In the video - From socks to the Wimbledon Cup: Now Boris Becker's souvenirs are auctioned