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Lot 38

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Lot Number: 38

Description: Super Bowl Opus autographed book (MVP Edition - Larry Brown's personal copy). Massive tome is one of the largest publishing projects ever undertaken combining nearly 1,400 of the finest football images ever taken with 150,000 words from some of America's great sportswriters. The book has been signed by all living Super Bowl MVPs as of 2006 (total of 35 autographs) including Starr, Namath, Dawson, Staubach, Csonka, Harris, Swann, White, Bradshaw, Montana, Rice, Riggins, Simms, Allen, Aikman, Smith, Young, Davis, Elway, Warner, Brady, Ward, and others. Black ink signatures rate consistently strong 9 out of 10. One of only (400) copies produced which includes the signature page and further enhanced by the additional interior page denoting it as Larry Brown's personal copy. It is one of only (35) that was produced with the special flyleaf and to the best of our knowledge is the first to be offered, which comes directly from a former MVP. Hand sewn and bound in fine quality leather with silver lettering on cover and affixed "NFL" shield logo. Weighs nearly (88) pounds, measuring a full 20"x20", and comes housed in a very fine quality clamshell style case. The book is in fine condition exhibiting only very light typical handling wear mentioned only for the sake accuracy. The Opus represents the finest of modern-era football memorabilia and this is an exceptionally rare opportunity to own a copy which comes from the personal collection of one of the players featured. Includes signed letter of provenance from Larry Brown: Book EX/MT-NM

Estimated Price Range: ($10,000-$15,000)

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