Bob Hope Personal 4-Iron W/Letter From Linda Hope

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Bob Hope Personally Owned 4-Iron Made For Him by Toney Penna Gifted to Eight-Time Emmy Award Winning Producer From Linda Hope W/Letter From Linda on Personalized Hope Enterprises Stationery - This piece is a 4-Iron that was personally owned by Bob Hope. The 4-iron was made for Bob Hope by his friend, famous professional golfer and designer of golf clubs and gear, Toney Penna. The 4-iron was gifted to our client, an eight-time Emmy Award winning producer, by Bob Hope's daughter Linda after Hope's passing, as he was close with Bob Hope and the Hope family. The 4-iron will come with a personal thank you note from Linda Hope, thanking him for all of his help with everything, and for the touching Memorial Tributes to her father that our client worked to produce. The 4-iron measures 39.5" long, and has Bob Hope's name engraved on it as well as Toney Penna on the handle. Bob Hope (1903-2003) was an English-American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, athlete, dancer, and author. His career spanned nearly 80 years, and he appeared in over 70 feature films and short films. He also appeared inmany stage productions and televisions, and authored 14 books. He began doing regular TV specials in 1954, and hosted the Academy Awards fourteen times in the period from 1941 to 1978. Bob Hope was awarded over two thousand honors and awards, including 54 honorary doctorates. Hope had a deep respect for the men and women who served in the military, and was willing to go anywhere in order to entertain them. His USO career lasted half a century, during which he entertained troops during World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the third phase of the Lebanon Civil War, the latter years of the Iran?Iraq War, and the 1990?91 Persian Gulf War. In 1963, President John F. Kennedy awarded him the Congressional Gold Medal for service to his country, and in 1969 President Lyndon Johnson awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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 Saturday, May 27, 2017 | 10:00 AM  Pacific
 
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Bob Hope Personal 4-Iron W/Letter From Linda Hope
Bob Hope Personal 4-Iron W/Letter From Linda Hope
Lot number: 9B
Seller: GWS Auctions, Inc.
Event: A-List Celebrity & Icons Memorabilia Auction
Ends: Saturday, May 27 | 10:00 AM  Pacific

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