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Sport Former Chicago Bulls security guard's championship rings sell for combined $255,840

09:16  24 october  2020
09:16  24 october  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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23-Six NBA championship rings that commemorate the Chicago Bulls ' dynasty of the 1990 s have sold individually for a combined value of $ 255 , 840 . The bling originally belonged to longtime Bulls security guard John Capps, who had been with the organization from 1966 until his death in 2018.

All six of the Chicago Bulls championship rings are on the auction block and will be available until Oct. TMZ Sports reported that the last time all six were up for auction, they were collectively valued at 0,000. Each ring currently has a high bid of at least ,000 with over a week remaining on each

Six NBA championship rings that commemorate the Chicago Bulls' dynasty of the 1990s have sold individually for a combined value of $255,840.

The bling originally belonged to longtime Bulls security guard John Capps, who had been with the organization from 1966 until his death in 2018. He also appeared in the Michael Jordan documentary "The Last Dance" that debuted earlier this year. Capps' estate auctioned off the rings, which were available for online bidding through Huggins & Scott Auctions for a two-week period from Oct. 9-22.

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Individually priced, the rings were sold for (the final two rings sold for the same price):

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Longtime Bulls scorekeeper Bob Rosenberg puts his 6 championship rings on the auction block — and blames losing his job with MLB for the decision. This week, with Chicago playing host to the NBA All-Star Game, Rosenberg has placed the entire set up for auction through Huggins and Scott

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  • 1991: $39,360

  • 1992: $47,970

  • 1993: $45,510

  • 1996: $24,600

  • 1997: $49,200

  • 1998: $49,200

Bidding for the rings opened at $5,000 apiece.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Former Chicago Bulls security guard's championship rings sell for combined $255,840

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