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Blackhawks' 1961 Stanley Cup banner sells for $38K

Updated: July 17, 2013, 2:32 PM ET
Associated Press

NORTHBROOK, Ill. -- A 52-year-old original Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup championship banner has sold at an auction for $37,500.

The Southtown Star reports (http://bit.ly/12JHB8w ) the 12-foot-long banner fetched more than expected during Tuesday night's five-minute-long auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers of Chicago.

The banner from 1961 once hung from the rafters at the old Chicago Stadium, before the owner of a suburban Chicago sports bar bought it an auction in 1994 for $15,000. ...

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