If you’re looking for a piece of unique hockey memorabilia, you might want to consider this piece of Hollywood history.
Via Julien’s Live Auctions, there is an auction for a jersey from the movie Mystery, Alaska. Making it more unique, the jersey is actually customized for Burt Reynolds who played Judge Walter Burns in the film. He also served as coach of the Mystery team.
The following details about the jersey were available on the auction website:
A brown knit hockey jersey made in the style of the jerseys worn by the players in Burt Reynolds’ film Mystery , Alaska (Baldwin/Cohen, 1999) personalized for Burt Reynolds. The front of the jersey laces at the neck and bears a felt “M” at the center of the chest. The back of the jersey has “Reynolds” spelled out in felt letters with the number “22.” The number 22 was the number of Reynolds’ character Paul Crewe in the film The Longest Yard (Paramount, 1974). Size 46.
PROVENANCE From the Collection of Burt Reynolds
The jersey bidding started at $100 and was expected to only fetch anywhere from $200-300. At the time of this writing, there are 7 bids on the jersey and it has already reached a price of $500.
You can check out the auction here for more details.