Item Number : 301
|Current Bid||$1,751.00||Starting Bid||$250.00|
|Quantity||N/A||# of Bids||9|
|Started||2/21/2009 8:00:00 AM||Location|
|Ends||2/28/2009 10:11:00 PM||Region||N/A|
1966 Weber Team Jacket & Shorts *Provenance*
Here's an extremely rare complete set, with provenance, of both the Dewey Weber team jacket and shorts from the Weber Surf Team. This mint, museum-worthy set was originally owned by one of the most significant of the Weber team members and surf film producer, Jamie Budge.
Below are excerpts from Jamie's web site, The Living Curl:
"...Jamie Budge surfed the same breaks as Dewey Weber; jockeying for waves and bumping rails with him and his team members at local surf spots from Malibu to South Bay. But it wasn't until early 1966 that Dewey asked Jamie to join him for the first (and only) ever, "Weber and Budge Surfing Tour" of the east coast.
Before the team of 8 surfers left California for the east coast, Laguna Swimwear presented each of the members with a dozen outfits of casual trunks, shorts, T shirts, jackets and, of course, several sets of Weber Team Trunks & Jackets.
For a more complete bio on Jamie Budge, and to order his recently re-released movie, visit The Living Curl
Additional photos below of Jamie Budge and Weber Team members, not included.
A Weber Team jacket, complete with the matching shorts in mint condition with significant provenance still intact, is simply unheard of.
This amazing and important 1966 Weber Surfboards Team set will be featured in the full color hardback coffee table book, Vintage Surfboards II, available later this year.
Pre-auction estimate: $2,500-$3,000. No Reserve
Back: Jamie Budge's 1966 Weber Team Jacket
Front: Near Mint Condition - History Still Preserved!
Jamie Budge's Matching Weber Team Trunks - N. Mint!
Weber Team Trunks Label: Kanvas By Katin
Weber Team Tour: Jamie Budge Leaning On Tipod & Dewey Weber Far Right
Famous Weber Team: Jamie Budge Back Row Middle
Famous Dewey Weber Surfboards Team Members Wearing Jackets & Trunks
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