Jim Craig 1980 Olympic gold medal does not sell
- Published: Jun 21, 2016, 9 AM
The top bid placed was for $611,000, according to Adam Miller, speaking on behalf of Lelands. Bidding for the medal failed to reach the minimum reserve. The medal carried an estimate of $1 million to $1.5 million.
Three other top lots in the 17-lot sale — the jerseys Craig wore in the semi-final upset game against the Soviet Union and gold medal game against Finland, and the American flag Craig draped over his shoulders following the game against Finland — also failed to meet reserves. All three had top estimates of $1 million or more.
The 13 lots that did sell realized just over $290,000.
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