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Lot 49

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Lot Number: 49

Description: Outstanding Howie Long Oakland Raiders professional model helmet - gifted to fellow Hall of Famer Anthony Muñoz c1980s. Riddell Pac-3 football helmet shell has the Medalist Gladiator Hydra-Flo padding system installed. Silver finished exterior has a black accent stripe down the center and "Raiders" team logo decals on either side. Player number "75" is on the back in applied block letter. Exceptional use is evident throughout with scuffing and scrapes including some areas where the decals have ripped/chipped. In addition, both logo decals have color transfer due to contact. Facemask is a style which Long can be seen wearing in photographs taken in the early to mid 1980s and it is currently secured in place by (3) clips (the fourth having broken). Obtained by Anthony Muñoz when he and Long both appeared in a Pro-Bowl game and did a helmet swap. Long played his entire (13) year career as a member of the Raiders and was with the team in both Oakland and Los Angeles. He was a key member of their Super Bowl XVIII Championship team and remains in the public eye with a second career as one of the most prominent sports broadcasters currently on TV. A rarely offered opportunity to acquire such a well documented game helmet. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance from Anthony Muñoz: EX

Estimated Price Range: ($5,000-$7,500)

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