April 21, 1967

Marvin Kratter, chairman of National Equities, announced that he was looking to sell one of the company’s more notable properties, the Boston Celtics.

In the previous year, Kratter estimated that the Celtics generated about $881,000 in revenue and had about $850,000 in costs. Kratter said he preferred to sell the team to a Boston group.

National Equities bought the Celtics, in part, to promote another of its properties, the Ruppert Brewery. The sold the brewery a year earlier.

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