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Gretzky memorabilia among items from museum in Niagara Falls, Ont., up for auction

Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky poses for a photo to promote his new book "99: Stories of the Game" in Toronto on Monday, October 17, 2016. Gretzky has scored a literary win as the Great One's hockey book ranks among Canada's biggest bestsellers in 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michelle Siu

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — A jersey, puck and stick signed by hockey legend Wayne Gretzky are among Ontario museum items up for auction.

The 42-year-old a Guinness World Records Museum in Niagara Falls permanently closed in September.

Ripley Auctions says memorabilia up for bids includes artifacts, sculpted characters, displays and exhibits.

The online auction is scheduled for Feb. 12.

Ripley says the museum featured visits and performances from record holders and people attempting to break records.

The museum operated as a franchisee of the Guinness World Records book.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 26, 2021.

This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

The Canadian Press