THE SURF RIDERS OF HAWAII – A.R. GURREY JR. THE FATHER OF SURF PHOTOGRAPHY

This ultra rare Gurrey family copy is one of only six known copies in existence; 1914 book was produced by the father of surf photography.

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The Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction

presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection has posted up another auction “Sneak Peek” videos. This installment highlights a truly scarce, unique, and rare find: The Surf Riders of Hawaii by A.R. Gurrey Jr.

LONG VERSION:

Behind the Book- A.R. Gurrey’s The Surf Riders of Hawaii, 1914

SHORT VERSION:

Behind the Book- A.R. Gurrey’s The Surf Riders of Hawaii, 1914

SOME INSIGHT FROM SOTHEBY’S AUCTION HOUSE WHICH SOLD A COPY OF THE SURF RIDERS OF HAWAII IN JUNE 2011 FOR $37,500
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“California Gold”

is the theme of the Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection. Surfboards and memorabilia with a California flair from the ’20s through the ’70s.

The Surfing Heritage Auction Advisory Committee has already coalesced a solid selection of “Gold” from various donations and sellers and are actively searching for more. The committee is anticipating between 50 – 60 pristine vintage surfboards for the live auction and at least 40 items for the silent auction.

The Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection will benefit the Surfing Heritage, a 501c non-profit dedicated to preserving, presenting and promoting surfing’s heritage.

The Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection will take place on May 11, 2013 at the Orange County Fairgrounds.
The Surfing Heritage Auction Advisory Committee consists of Fernando Aguerre, Bolton Colburn, Spencer Croul, Keith Maynard Eshelman, Barry Haun, Robert C. Mardian, Dick Metz, Steve Pezman, Dan Pincetich, Randy Rarick, Boyd Scofield, Erwin Spitz and Carey Weiss. The auctions executive director is Scott Bass of SWB Inc.

Please put the Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection on May 11, 2013 on your calendar now.

WHO: Surfers, vintage surf collectors, buyers, sellers, enthusiasts, historians
WHAT: Surfing Heritage Vintage Surfboard Auction presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection
WHEN: Saturday May 11, 2013
WHERE: Orange County Fairgrounds
WHY: To benefit the Surfing Heritage Foundation dedicated to preserving, presenting and promoting surfing’s heritage

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