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Description:
This lot includes a 49" high fibreglass character dedicated to Shigechiyo Izumi, which was displayed as the World's Oldest Man in the Guinness World Records Museum in Niagara Falls, Canada.
Also Includes:
- The Oldest Man 14.5" w x 10.5" h Record Card
- Custom Sign (72.5" x 14.5")
- 15 @ 15.5" x 10.5" backlit panels with historic facts that occurred during his lifetime.
- 1865 President Lincoln Assassination
- 1878 First Handset Telephone - Alexander Graham Bell
- 1880 First Electrical Light Bulb Manufactured - Thomas Edison
- 1896 Telegraphy without wires - Guglielmo Marconi
- 1903 Wright Brothers Fly
- 1914-18 World War I
- 1927 First Transatlantic Flight - Charles Lindbergh
- 1929-33 The Great Depression
- 1941-45 Pearl Harbor / World War II
- 1957 First Satellite in Orbit - Sputnik
- 1963 President Kennedy Assassinated
- 1969 First man on the moon - Neil Armstrong
- 1972 Watergate Scandal
- 1974 Nixon Resigns

This item is guaranteed to have been displayed as a permanent exhibit at the Guinness World Record Museum located at Niagara Falls, Canada founded in 1978 and permanently closed on September 7th, 2020. Due to COVID restrictions items are not available for preview.
All items are cataloged and described as they were presented in the museum. There is no guarantee as to the legitimacy of any claim to a world record. There is no guarantee as to the material composition of any item. There is no guarantee as to sizes, weight or condition of any item. All items are sold as-is.
All items ship from Ontario, Canada. There is no In-House shipping for this sale. Buyers can pick up items at the museum in Canada or arrange for shipping. Due to COVID restrictions shipping and/or pick up times may be delayed. Our Shipping Concierge can assist with arrangements. We will make every effort to assist with the packing and shipping arrangements to ensure the safe and expeditious delivery of your purchase. Buyers are responsible for all shipping costs. It is possible that shipping costs, especially International shipping costs, may exceed the cost of some items. There will be no cancellation of sales due to unexpected shipping and handling costs. Canadian buyers are subject to HST, 13% tax.

  • Condition: This item was installed in the Guinness World Records Museum for over 20 years. There is normal wear and tear. While it was maintained, there is some wear from regular use. Large Custom Crate / Pallet

Accepted Forms of Payment

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

All items ship from Ontario, Canada. There is no In-House shipping for this sale. Buyers can pick up items at the museum in Canada or arrange for shipping. Due to COVID restrictions shipping and/or pick up times may be delayed. Our Shipping Concierge can assist with arrangements. We will make every effort to assist with the packing and shipping arrangements to ensure the safe and expeditious delivery of your purchase. Buyers are responsible for all shipping costs. It is possible that shipping costs, especially International shipping costs, may exceed the cost of some items. There will be no cancellation of sales due to unexpected shipping and handling costs. Canadian buyers are subject to HST, 13% tax.

You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 25.0% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

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Bid Increments
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$0 $99 $10
$100 $199 $20
$200 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $4,999 $200
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $29,999 $1,000
$30,000 + $2,500