InterMat Wrestling – Dan Gable Museum 2018 holiday gift auction

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Got a fan of the great Dan Gable on your holiday gift list? Place your bid on your choice of any of a handful of items signed by the legendary wrestler and coach.

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum is offering five truly unique items, available for online bidding via eBay, just in time for holiday gift-giving.

What could be easier? These gifts will win the hearts of your Gable fanatic. And… all proceeds from these auctions directly benefit the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum, a not-for-profit organization committed to advancing the sport of wrestling, located in Waterloo, Iowa, Gable’s hometown.

Get in on the bidding now. Auctions end Thursday, Dec. 6 at approximately 1 p.m. Central; each item’s bid deadline may be different, so be sure to check the deadline for the item(s) of interest to you.

Signed “Dan Gable: Competitor Supreme” poster

True Gable fanatics would be thrilled to pin this item to their wall: a vintage poster for the wrestling documentary “Dan Gable: Competitor Supreme” which features the Iowa wrestling team in action. This vintage poster is signed by ALL of the iconic wrestlers featured in the documentary, including Dan Gable, Tom and Terry Brands, Troy and Terry Steiner, Tom Ryan (now Ohio State head coach) and many more.

To bid on this poster, click here.

Signed “Iowa: The State of Wrestling” poster

The perfect gift for the fan whose wrestling roots are deep in the state of Iowa… the new “Iowa: The State of Wrestling” poster. This one-of-a-kind 24″ x 36″ poster celebrates Iowa’s rich wrestling tradition with images of ten Iowa coaching legends. Everyone featured on the poster has signed it … with the exception of Mike Duroe, who passed away shortly after the poster was created. Dan Gable, one of Duroe’s best friends, signed the poster by Duroe’s image with a special note.

To bid on this poster, click here.

Signed Dan Gable action figure

As a coach and wrestler, Dan Gable was a rare talent… just like this alternate edition of a Dan Gable action figure. Only 100 of this version of the Gable action figures were created … and this one — No. 72 out of 100 — -is the only one numbered in gold.

To bid on the action figure, click here.

Signed GQ featuring Dan Gable

Surprised to learn Dan Gable was once featured inside GQ? So was he; he didn’t remember being featured in the men’s fashion magazine. Gable was highlighted in the June 1984 issue of “Gentleman’s Quarterly” with his college wrestling coach, Harold Nichols, of Iowa State.

To bid on the magazine, click here.

The original Gable Munich Helles lager print template

When Single Speed Brewery of Waterloo, Iowa crafted the new Gable Munich Helles Lager, it had two rules: it had to be good … and it had to be gold. This is the original (and one and only) print template when Single Speed Brewery created the can for the lager. We’ve also thrown in the first empty can pulled off the line for the Gable Museum. Cheers!

To bid on this item, click here.

Questions? Contact the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum at (319) 233-0745 or dgmstaff@nwhof.org. Good luck!





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