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Back Lot Number: 229  
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Description: Exceptional Johnny Unitas professional model football cleats c.1960s. Desirable pair of Unitas' trademark hightop leather cleats each have the number "19" written inside in vintage black marker (readily visible in the right shoe; faded/faint in the left). Both are marked with the size (10) in two places. Strong usage wear throughout with appropriate scratches/scrapes to lightly soiled leather and dried grass and dirt clumped on undersides. The cleats were given to Duke Hott during a visit with Unitas along with an additional piece of cursory athletic equipment and a handwritten note addressed "To Duke" and signed "Johnny Unitas". An exceptional and desirable game equipment item with direct first hand provenance, representing what are likely the most well documented pair of Unitas cleats to have entered the market. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions, letter of provenance from Duke Hott, and a replicated copy of the original handwritten note: EX
Estimated Price Range: ($10,000-$20,000)
Current EST:  11/17/18 4:27:26 PM
  Sold for Price: $27,500.00;