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

A Wayne Gretzky Los Angeles Kings jersey and signed photograph is shown in a handout from Ripley Auctions. A jersey, puck and stick signed by hockey legend Gretzky are among Ontario museum items up for auction. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Ripley Auctions

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 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.

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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.

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