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Art Design Christmas Gift Guide 2020: One-of-a-Kind Gifts for the Avid Collector

Christmas Gift Guide 2020: One-of-a-Kind Gifts for the Avid Collector

Christmas Gift Guide 2020: One-of-a-Kind Gifts for the Avid Collector
By Tatler Singapore
November 23, 2020
From a guitar signed by iconic 1960s rock band The Who to Andy Warhol lithographs, you won't find these anywhere else

What do you buy someone who seems to have everything? Something that is one-of-a-kind and hard to get your hands on. The Tatler Singapore team has curated 12 unique memorabilia for music, art and sports fans, or any avid collector who wants to own an important piece of history. Your Christmas shopping just got a whole lot easier.

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1/12 The Who Signed Guitar

Fans of rock and roll would know of 1960s rock band, The Who. One of the United Kingdom's most significant rock bands during the pop art and Mod movements, the band's many awards and accolades included a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Phonographic Industry in 1988, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. 

Signed by lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, this guitar is a remarkable memento of their musical legacy, makes the perfect collector's item for a music fan.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition. The auction opens at 6 pm on November 26 and runs until 10 pm on November 29.

2/12 Muhammad Ali Signed Robe

Considered to be one of the greatest boxers in all of history, Muhammad Ali needs little introduction. The athlete is an Olympic Gold medal winner, three-time heavyweight champion of the world, and, on top of that, a prominent figure in black rights and political activism as an African American and Muslim.

This Everlast robe personally signed by Muhammad himself is a unique keepsake for sports lovers and collectors of rare memorabilia. 

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition.

3/12 Nelson Mandela Signed South African Flag

Much admired for his charismatic delivery and inspirational quotes, this signed flag of Nelson Mandela’s beloved South Africa is an inspirational reminder of a truly great man.

Lawyer, politician, philanthropist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, South Africa’s first black president became known as The Father of a Nation and helped heal a divided country, fighting for equality, racial, and political agendas.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition. The auction opens at 6 pm on November 19 and runs until 11:59 pm on November 22.

4/12 The Rumble in the Jungle Signed Photograph

This dramatic print, signed by both George Foreman and Muhammad Ali, is a perfect memento of “The Rumble in the Jungle,” arguably one of the greatest sporting events of all time. In 1974, the winner-take-all contest, which saw Muhammad reclaim the world heavyweight title in the heat of Kinshasha, Zaire, was watched around the world by one billion people.

The photo captures the final minute of the eighth round, when Muhammad knocked his opponent out, ending the fight.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition. The auction opens at 6 pm on November 19 and runs until 11:59 pm on November 22.

5/12 Andy Warhol Signed Lithographs

Andy Warhol—American artist, film director and producer—was the leading figure in the visual art movement we know as pop art. Taking inspiration from advertising, expression and celebrity culture, Warhol created art pieces across different mediums such as painting, silkscreening, photography, film and sculpture.

This lithograph, signed by the artist, is based on the famous Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupe (1954) that was considered to be the "sports car of the century" in 1999. The work was originally commissioned by a German art dealer to celebrate a hundred years of the motorcar. 

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition.

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6/12 Neymar Jr Brazil National Football Team Signed Jersey 

Currently the world’s most expensive player, Neymar has been capped over 100 times for Brazil, scoring a staggering 64 goals, a record that makes this signed shirt, in classic yellow and green particularly special.

A joy to watch, he has enjoyed a stellar club career, and won numerous trophies during his time at Barcelona and now Paris St Germain.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition.

7/12 Liverpool F.C 2019 Champions League Signed Commemorative Jersey 

This official shirt, signed by the Liverpool squad is a wonderful memento of yet another remarkable Champions League campaign for the Reds.

Their 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid saw them claim a sixth title and crowned another amazing cup run, with the highlight being their comeback from a 4-0 deficit against Barcelona in the semi-finals.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition. The auction opens at 6 pm on December 11 and runs until 9 pm on December 14.

8/12 Liverpool F.C Jersey, Signed by All Players (2019-2020)

Even by Liverpool’s high standards, the 2019-2020 season was special as they claimed their first league title in 30 years and their first of the Premier League era, breaking numerous records—including the most consecutive home wins and the biggest point lead—along the way to the title.

It makes this shirt signed by the title-winning squad the ultimate gift for any Reds fan.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition. The auction opens at 6 pm on December 11 and runs until 9 pm on December 14.

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9/12 Diego Maradona Argentina National Football Team Signed Jersey

Diego Maradona’s precocious footballing talent has seen him revered as an icon, earning the nickname "El Pibe de Oro", or "The Golden Boy".

Streetwise but possessed with incredible vision, lightning feet and a ballerina’s poise, he enjoyed successful spells at Barcelona, Bocas Juniors and Napoli. Yet, his career highlight has to be captaining Argentina to win the 1986 World Cup—making this signed Argentina shirt an essential memento for any soccer fan.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition.

10/12 LeBron James LA Lakers Signed Jersey 

It can be difficult to find enough superlatives to describe LeBron James, one of the greatest ever NBA players. He has appeared in 10 NBA finals, holds the all-time record for playoff points, and won his fourth NBA championship titles this year when he helped the Lakers defeat his old side the Heat, making this signed jersey particularly noteworthy.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition. The auction opens at 6 pm on December 7 and runs until 9 pm on December 10.

11/12 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Signed Jersey 

This signed jersey is a fitting memorial of a true basketball great who tragically passed away in a helicopter accident this year. The shooting guard who spent his whole 20-year career with the LA Lakers, helped the franchise to five NBA championships but also won two Olympic Gold medals and even an Oscar for the 2017 animated movie Dear Basketball.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition. The auction opens at 6 pm on December 7 and runs until 9 pm on December 10.

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12/12 Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E Aldrin Jr. (Buzz Aldrin), Official Signed Nasa Photo

Commemorating one of humanities greatest achievements, the first moon landing on July 20, 1969, this amazing piece of memorabilia features a signed photo of the moment that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin raised the American flag on the lunar surface.

It makes a poignant reminder of man’s ingenuity and spirit of adventure.

Available as part of Tatler Curates: Christmas Edition

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