Are Wilson Chris Evert and Pancho Gonzalez Autograph rackets worth?

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  1. jmsx521

    jmsx521 Hall of Fame

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    My local thrift store sells two used wooden rackets: Wilson Chris Evert Autograph and Pancho Gonzalez Autograph. There doesn't seem to be an actual signature/autograph, though their names are imprinted on the racket, as if they were written in itallics. Is there any worth in these rackets?
     
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  2. vsbabolat

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    Is this the Wilson Chris Evert Autograph you are referring to?
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    That was the model and name of racquet that Chris Evert used and endorsed. That is how most companies used to market racquets during the wood era.
     
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  3. jmsx521

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    Yes, exactly: That's it.
     
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  4. stevekim8

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    there's a lot of "Chris Evert" or "Lady Evert" racquets written in italic, and they are not worth much.
     
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  5. Steve Huff

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    I have a couple of them that have never been strung. Still have the "$5 off" coupon and original racket head cover. They were nice wood frames.
     
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  6. bossass

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    They are worth as much as you will pay for them. $2 I'm guessing.
     
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  7. vsbabolat

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    The Chris Evert Autograph and Chris Evert Pro Staff are the only two Chris Evert racquets to get. The others are not worth anything. They were the wood racquets she used (a side from the Wilson BJK Auto) and were good wood racquets that were marketed to women.
     
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