Canadian Art, Culture and History

November 0712, 2020
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Lot 8

Jacques Plante Worn Practice Goalie Mask, c.1970

Jacques Plante Worn Practice Goalie Mask, c.1970
Lot 8 Details
Jacques Plante Worn Practice Goalie Mask, c.1970

painted fibreglass, elasticized ribbon and nylon
height 11.25 in — 28.6 cm

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $2,700
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Jacques Plante Worn Practice Goalie Mask, c.1970
  • Jacques Plante Worn Practice Goalie Mask, c.1970

Estate of Richard LaPrairie, Toronto
Proceeds will be generously donated by the Estate to Camp Ooch and Camp Trillium to benefit children living with cancer.

This mask, worn by Jacque Plante during practices, was presented to LaPrairie by his long time friend Clarence Campbell during a visit to Maple Leaf Gardens, circa 1971.

Read about Plante's history-making masks


In good condition, with minor paint loss.


About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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