Starting Price: 5500 USDCurrent bid: NoneMinimum bid: 5500 USD
DUBAI: Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, 2006-, LOT of 4 very unusual items; this lot is a Personal Gift Set given by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, for the hospitality and friendship that the UAE Team received in Kentucky when winning the endurance championships at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The two box gift set includes in the first deluxe box a 66.85gm 18K gold 27" (680mm) necklace with a lapis lazuli pendant and diamond encrusted elements and rim. The second deluxe box includes a commemorative men's polo shirt emblazoned with the Sheikh's signature and various emblems of the games and the UAE Team, a hardcover book of poetry, "Poems from the Desert" written by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, plus a 2 troy ounce .9999 pure gold medal commemorating the games and with a color portrait of the Sheikh competing on horseback gracing the obverse; the set includes a thank-you note personally signed by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, a very unique set containing a large amount of gold! lot of 4 items in two deluxe cases. The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games were held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A. from September 25 to October 10, 2010. This was the sixth edition of the games, which are held every four years and run by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI). Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum himself won the silver medal in the Endurance Individual event. The UAE Team took the gold medal in the Endurance Team event.
Estimate: 6,000-8,000 USD