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Back Items For The Auction of Feb 5-6, 2016  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 201 Baltimore Colts display incl. Johnny Unitas and Raymond Berry original illustration artwork. Includes a pair of original works done by Alan Maver featuring Johnny Unitas and Raymond Berry with related titling/text; 1959 Baltimore Colts Christmas card; and what appears to be a 1958 card mounted above. The 1958 has lower edges trimmed off and some creasing along with ayear/team identifier affixed. Touch of light wear to other pieces with the artworks showing typical signs of having been used in publication. All are tastefully displayed within 16.5"x30.5" frame: Overall EX ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 202 Lot of (19) Baltimore Colts signed photographs c.1950s. Total of (5) framed displays housing vintage 1950s era 8"x10" photographs, each of which has been signed by the subject. Includes Lenny Moore, Gino Marchetti, Don Joyce, Buzz Nutter, L.G. Dupree, Doug Eggers, George Shaw, Cotton Davidson, Alex Sandusky, and others. Period ink signatures generally rate 7-8 out of 10 with a few lesser and all are personalized. Varying degrees of mostly light visible wear which is somewhat more accentuated in a few cases. Includes auction LOA from JSA: GD-EX/MT ($400-$600) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 203 "Baltimore Colts World Champions 1958-1959" chalkware display piece. Oversized cast display piece, finished in gold wash, offers a fine and detailed relief of players with titling at center. Measures 16" across with some light discoloration to front and small chip on back (this having no effect on display value). Marked with the work by the artist, Jack Lambert: EX-EX/MT ($250-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 204 Incredible Gene "Big Daddy" Lipscomb Baltimore Colts professional model jersey with 1958 "Greatest Game Ever Played" attribution. White dureen jersey with blue shoulder stripe accents has player number "76" on front, back, and sleeves. On the front tail is a wash tag which remains stitched on only at the right side along with vestiges of the original manufacturers tag. Outstanding usage wear can be found throughout with numerous, and in some cases larger than normal, team repairs. Included handwritten letter from Hall of Fame team mate Lenny Moore reads in part, "This jersey was given to me for my collection following our Championship in New York by my best friend Big Daddy Lipscomb in 1958. It has been one of my prized possessions ever since. Sincerely Lenny Moore." Drafted into the Marines, Lipscomb played basketball and football while stationed at Camp Pendleton catching the eye of the Los Angeles Rams. He joined the team upon his discharge in 1953 and was traded to the Colts in 1956. Under Coach Weeb Ewbank he evolved into Baltimore's top tackler and played a key role on both the 1958 and 59 Championship teams earning Pro-Bowl selections in each of those seasons. An exceptional representation with unparalled provenance and a compelling attribution to what is perhaps the most storied professional football game ever played. Includes auction LOA from JSA (autograph), letter of provenance from teammate Lenny Moore, and LOA from Hunt Auctions (jersey): EX ($5,000-$10,000) $5,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 205 1958 Baltimore Colts vs. New York Giants railroad trip handbill. Period advertisement for day trips which offered train fare and a game ticket for the November 9, 1958 Colts vs. Giants game played in New York. Fine display qualities measuring just under 6"x21.5" with little mentionable wear aside from light fold lines (as issued). Framed for display to measure 15.5"x27.5" overall. The teams later met for a now fabled Championship game: EX/MT ($200-$400) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 206 1959 NFL Championship Game Colts vs. Giants ticket stub. Original stub issued for game played at Memorial Stadium displays light corner and edge wear along with some light creasing and a small amount of discoloration: GD-VG ($100-$200) $70.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 207 1958-59 Baltimore Colts "World Champions" figural ashtray. Chalkware figural piece stands approx. 7.5" tall with "58 59 World Champions" lettered on base. Light scattered surface wear includes a few extremely minor nicks/chips and some upper surface cracklature lines: EX ($300-$500) $275.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 208 Baltimore Colts National Bohemian advertising poster c.1959. Charming vintage advertising piece features Robert Riger artwork within the upper portion showcasing a Giants vs. Colts game action scene. Below is the National Bohemian logo with text to promote their sponsorship of Colts broadcasts. Framed to 23"x27.5" with little to no visible wear: EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 209 1958 and 59 Baltimore Colts "World Champions" commemorative dishwear by Balfour. Includes larger 10.25" porcelain plate with period Colts team logo at center above "1958 World Champions" titling and "Colts 23 - Giants 17" game score. Team member facsimile signatures are printed throughout; tea cup and saucer set done in similar fashion to commemorate the 1959 Championship. Both plate and saucer are marked "Balfour" on the underside. Light natural ageing and a touch of light handling wear: EX/MT ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 210 1959 Baltimore Colts NFL Champions team signed football. Wilson brand football with "Baltimore Colts 1959" impressed titling on the side panel has been signed throughout by (40) players and Coaches. Notables incl. Johnny Unitas, Big Daddy Lipscomb, Weeb Ewbank, Raymond Berry, Jim Parker, Art Donovan, Gino Marchetti, Lenny Moore, and Alan Ameche. Ink signatures rate 7/8 to 8 out of 10. Ball displays a touch of light wear and has some natural air loss. A superior example, being uncommonly complete, as signed in the period. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sigs. EX/MT-NM ($1,000-$1,500) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 211 Important Baltimore Colts 1958/59 Championship flag as flow in Memorial Stadium. Cloth flag executed in blue with white trim lettered "World Champions" on either side with 1958 and 1959 years noted in matching font. One side has additional "Baltimore Colts" team name and both have a variation of the famed bucking Colt logo. An included letter of provenance relays that it was flown in Center Field at Memorial Stadium, below the American flag, from September 27, 1959 until January 3, 1971. When removed from service it was presented to John Ziemann (whom has signed the letter) of the Baltimore Colts Marching Band. Ziemann's involvement with the band, which was the subject of a recent documentary entitled "The Band That Wouldn't Die", continues through the present. The flag measures approx. 79"x125" and displays wear consistent with long term outdoor use including mild soiling with some more pronounced spots and a few small holes/tears. The Baltimore Colts epitomized the rise of the NFL during the 1950-60s era building a legacy for excellence among the elite league franchises. A notably significant piece which long paid tribute to what many consider one of the greatest teams in history at their home field: EX ($7,500-$10,000) $6,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 212 Fine Baltimore Colts 1958-59 Championship stadium style vintage flag. Cloth flag done in blue with white trimmed edges is lettered "World Champions" on either side with 1958 and 1959 years noted in matching font. One side has additional "Baltimore Colts" team name and both have a variation of the famed bucking Colt logo. Measures approx. 56"x91" with light/mild wear consistent with long term outdoor use including mild soiling with some more pronounced spots and a few small holes/tears. A vintage marker notation on one edge reads, "Colt Champ. Flag." A notably desirable piece with relation to what many consider one of the greatest teams in history at their home field. Although origins are unknown it is presumed likely that this once hung in a stadium: EX ($2,000-$4,000) $4,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 213 Vintage "Colts Corral" banner c.1950s-60s. Attractive cloth banner done in blue and gray displays an early style team logo at center. Lettered "Colts Corral No.11 Salisbury, MD." representing a chapter of the famed fan group. Measures 69"x45.5" with some light scattered spotting/discoloration and a touch of wear. There are a few holes and very small material tears within the border edges. Folk art display qualities: EX ($750-$1,000) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 214 Vintage 1958 Baltimore Colts "World's Champions" hand embroidered banner. Period folk art display piece has been hand embroidered to commemorate the 1958 Championship game played on December 28, 1958 at Yankee Stadium. Presently displayed within 31.5"x27.75" frame there is mild toning throughout along with some more pronounced spots and loss at top two corners. A charming piece done by hand in the period: EX ($300-$500) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 215 Johnny Unitas autographed Baltimore Colts Silver Anniversary Team poster. Vintage large format poster has been signed in blue marker, "Johnny Unitas" rating 8 out of 10. Framed to 28"x41" with some light visible wear and very faint fold lines. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Sig. NM, Poster EX ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 216 Lot of (6) Baltimore Colts related commemorative ashtrays. Themes includes 1958 NFL Champions (cast metal);(2) 1958 NFL Championship with printed on newspaper headlines (ceramic); 1958 and 1959 "The Sun" newspaper with Championship headlines (glass); 1960 Quarterback Club of Colts schedule (glass); 1970 "Sports Boosters of Maryland Honoring Johnny Unitas" (glass). Touch of mostly light wear to a few pieces: EX-NM ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 217 Baltimore Colts plate by Balfour c.1950s. Ceramic dish measures just under 11" across with gold strip accented powder blue edge and period "Baltimore Colts" logo at center. Marked "Balfour" on back. Light wear: EX ($100-$200) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 218 Lot of (4) vintage Baltimore Colts pictorial placemats. Includes (2) late 1950s which relay dates and times for upcomming Colts games. Both have player portraits at edges and a central image portion over which there is titling and text; pair done in similar style with the first related to Johnny Unitas (titled "Mr. Quarterback") and the other, Bill Pellington and Gino Marchetti ("Opening Day"). All framed for display with mostly light wear and/or vertical fold at center: VG-EX/MT ($200-$400) $100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 219 Interesting lot of c.1950s Baltimore Colts souvenirs and ephemera (11 pieces). Includes 1948 Colts vs. Dodgers ticket stub issued for game played in Baltimore; thick cardboard stock c.1950s football shaped/illustrated piece which reads "Baltimore Colts" and has flap which can be lifted to change text to "Welcome To The Club"; similar period "Baltimore Colts" piece on heavy stock which is die cut around the team logo (likely a portion of something larger, missing small piece and there are some creases/folds); 1954 Colts Gunther Beer premium photo; 1954 "Colts Night...Pigskin Preview" heavy paper stock program; 1957 colts National Bohemian premium photo; 1958 World Champions commemorative cast metal ashtray; 1958 Colts National Bohemian advertising sheet (mounted to 11"x14" backing); 1958 National Bohemian Championship Game souvenir record in sleeve; 1958 "Colt Night...Player Preview" foldover paper program; and vintage Colts fight song sheet music. Varying degrees of wear throughout: Range FR-EX/MT ($400-$600) $198.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 220 Lot of (3) Baltimore Colts Hall of Famer autographed pieces incl. 1960 Family Day roster. Includes 1960 Colt Family Day paper roster which has been signed by (30) incl. Donovan, Parker, Marchetti, Sandusky, Joyce, Berry, Nelson, and others. Signatures rate 7 to 9 out of 10, piece has scattered wear and is framed to just under 14"x16" for display; Lenny Moore 8"x10" photo signed in ink rating 8 out of 10; vintage sepia toned 8"x10" photo signed and inscribed, "To Dwight, Best Wishes to an old friend, Don Shula." Fountain pen signature rates 8 out of 10, photo has scattered wear and is framed to 13.5"x15.5". Includes auction LOA from JSA: VG-EX/MT ($300-$500) $30.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 221 Baltimore Colts 1958-1970 Championship Seasons commemorative mugs and ashtrays (lot of 8). Includes (2) mugs and (2) ashtrays commemorating the 1958 Colts, (1) 1959 mug, (1) 1964 ashtray, (1) 1968 ashtray, and (1) 1970 mug. Varying degrees of mostly light to mild wear with several of the pieces marked on underside: VG-EX ($300-$500) $40.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 222 Lot of (3) 1958/59 Baltimore Colts newspaper front pages with Championship headlines. Trio of framed pieces (largest being 19.5"x25.5"), each housing the front page of a Baltimore area newspaper. Includes Dec. 29, 1959 Baltimore News-Post with "Colt(T)Ossal World Champs" headline (chipping/small pieces missing); Dec. 28, 1959 News-Post with "Hail The Giant Killers" headline (touch of light toning and a horizontal fold at center); and 1959 Daily News with "Colts Repeat" headline (light toning). Nice grouping of period pieces offering first hand accounts: Overall EX ($200-$400) $70.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 223 1958 Raymond Berry "Outstanding Offensive Player" trophy. Large presentational trophy features metal plate on wooden base front which is engraved, "Raymond Berry Outstanding Offensive Player, Baltimore Colts 1958, Colts Corral #1." A pair of small figures holding garland flank a tall center support. Set atop is a handled trophy cup and running player figure. The piece stands 23" tall and displays a touch of light scattered wear. There is some dried white paint on one of the smaller figures. Berry was one of the core Colts players during their 1958 title winning season and in the Championship game set a record catching (12) passes, a number of which put the team in scoring position: EX/MT ($2,000-$4,000) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 224 Late 1950s Art Donovan Baltimore Colts professional model jersey. Blue dureen jersey with three quarter length sleeves has blue and white shoulder stripe accents. Player number "70" appears on front, back, and sleeves. "MacGregor" manufacturers tag on front tail noting size (50) has adjacent "XL" and wash tags. Exceptionally well preserved with light usage and wash wear evident throughout. A stand out player on a team loaded with talent, Art Donovan helped anchor the Baltimore Colts defense for nearly a decade. A key figure on both their 1958 and 59 Championship teams, his crucial overtime tackle during "The Greatest Game Ever Played" allowed Johnny Unitas to lead the Colts (80) yard scoring drive to win. A member of both the Football and U.S. Marine Corps Sports Halls of Fame. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($10,000-$15,000) $7,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 225 Johnny Unitas "Crown Gold" oversized advertising banner c.1960s. Enormous banner meant to hang at a Crown Oil location offered customer enticement with a large image of Unitas at top and promotional text below. Measures 43"x84" with fine display qualities despite noted condition issues. These include light to mild scattered soiling/discoloration, several tack/nails holes used in mounting, and a few scattered rips/tears. The piece can hang from a metal rod which is strung through the top: GD-VG ($500-$1,000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 226 1958 Johnny Unitas Batimore Colts "Outstanding Teamwork" plaque. Black wooden plaque has exceptionally well executed circular bronze casting mounted on front. At center is raised likeness of a helmeted Colts player ringed by text which reads, "Baltimore Colts 1958 World Football Champions, For Outstanding Teamwork." Below is a small metal placard which reads, "Presented to John Unitas." Leading the Colts throughout their first Championship season, Unitas passed for (2,007) yards and (19) touchdowns en route to a now Legendary performace in "The Greatest Game Ever Played." Obtained directly from Unitas, it was later relayed that the nameplate at bottom was replaced by his former business partner after the first was damaged. A substantive presentational piece from one the games' all-time greats related to one of his finest seasons. Measures 8"x10" with a touch of light wear: EX-EX/MT ($1,500-$3,000) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 227 Important 1964 Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts "Most Valuable Player" trophy. Visually striking presentational piece features a full sized metal figural football displayed atop wooden square base. An engraved metal placard on the front reads, "John Unitas, Most Valuable Player Baltimore Colts, 1964." Unitas lead the Colts to a 12-2 record, which included (10) straight victories, and a Championship Game appearance. Although they would ultimately fall to the Cleveland Browns, Unitas was voted the NFL's Most Valuable Player by the AP and UPI. Significant award piece stands around 15.5" tall with little mentionable wear. Given directly to Duke Hott by Johnny Unitas while on a visit to "The Golden Arm." Includes letter of provenance from Duke Hott: EX/MT-NM ($5,000-$10,000) $60,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 228 Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts professional model jersey with exceptional provenance c.late 1960s. Blue dureen jersey with three quarter length sleeves has blue and white shoulder stripe accents. Player number "19" appears on front, back, and sleeves. "Sand-Knit" manufacturers tag on front tail notes the size, "46" and above is an "Eddie Leonard Sporting Goods" resellers tag. Obtained directly from Johnny Unitas by Duke Hott during a visit to the famed "The Golden Arm" restaurant. At the time, it was relayed by Unitas that it had been on display in the restaurant but was taken down when concern grew that it would be stolen. It remains as it was received with mild usage and a touch of general age wear evident throughout including a small tear on front and general surface "pilling". Upon inspection the "9" numerals used throughout the jersey appear to be period team replacements with vestiges of another numeral faintly visible beneath. The front of the jersey appears to have no evidence of the 1969 NFL patch and is consistent with documented images of 1969 Colts jerseys inclusive of the photo illustrated in the catalogue showing Unitas in similar jersey style. Unitas professional model jerseys of any condition grade are highyl sought after with the offered example enjoying very fine directly sourced provenance. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance from Duke Hott: EX (with note to number replacement) ($10,000-$20,000) $22,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 229 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 ($10,000-$20,000) $27,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 230 Lot of (4) Johnny Unitas related pieces. Includes 19"x47.5" Johnny Unitas football clinic sign which is done to appear vintage but is a more modern piece; figural decanter (arm has broken off and been re-glued in place with small chip missing; Starting Lineup figure (in stand); Golden Arm souvenir cup. Varying degrees of mostly light wear: EX-EX/MT with note to description ($150-$250) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 231 Lot of (2) vintage large format photographs as hung in The Golden Arm. Pair of sepia toned oversized images includes a view of Johnny Unitas with teammates following the 1958 Championship Game. The other is a later period image likewise showing Unitas along with other Colts players. Both hung as decoration within The Golden Arm and were aquired by Duke Hott from Johnny Unitas. Light wear to each with the 1958 image having some more pronounced scuffing. Both framed to 32.5"x32.5". Includes letter of provenance from Duke Hott: VG-EX ($500-$750) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 232 Lot of (2) vintage Johnny Unitas endorsed football games. Includes "The Johnny Unitas Football Game" boxed board game. Box lid remains in nice overall condition with some light scrapes/scuffs and a touch of moisure staining at lower left corner. Contents appear complete and in some cases unused; Johnny Unitas 1st & 10 Pro Football Game" Crown Gasoline premium. Done on heavy paper stock and nicely illustrated, it has been mounted for display within 10"x14" frame: Overall EX ($200-$400) $50.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 233 Vintage Johnny Unitas model Spalding football with original box c.1960s. Spalding branded box with factory applied Johnny Unitas facsimile signature and picture label. Box is shrink wrapped for display with visible wear to include some small tears and wrinkles/creases and the lid is separated but held in place. Includes period Spalding Unitas signature model Varsity 339 ball (same model as noted on box) which displays mild wear/discoloration and retains well defined stampings: VG-EX ($400-$600) $275.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 234 Outstanding Johnny Unitas autographed original artwork as hung in The Golden Arm. Well executed original work on canvas captures Unitas in a collage of game action poses surrounding a larger portrait. Vibrant blue and green hued color scheme offers choice eye appeal. Framed to measure 25"x31" and signed "To Duke, Best Wishes, Johnny Unitas." Also signed by the artist, Joseph Litz, at lower corner. Obtained by Duke Hott directly from Johnny Unitas after long hanging in The Golden Arm. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from Duke Hott: EX/MT-NM ($2,000-$4,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 235 Fine 1958 Weeb Ewbank Touchdown Club "Professional Football Coach of The Year" award. Figural trophy as awarded to head Coach Weeb Ewbank following the Baltimore Colts 1958 NFL Championship season. Stands just under 18" tall with kneeling figural atop handled cup which is engraved on the front, "The Touchdown Club....Professional Football Coach Of The Year 1958 Weeb Eubank Baltimore Colts." Trophy has a touch of light wear with some areas of upper surface loss. A significant honor bestowed on the Hall of Fame Coach just after his team had won "The Greatest Game Ever Played": EX ($2,000-$4,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 236 1959 Weeb Ewbank "Appreciation Award" in recognition of 1958 Championship. Large shield shaped wooden placard has scroll style metal plate affixed to front which reads, "Appreciation Award To Weeb Ewbank, Coach Of Baltimore Colts, 1958 World Pro Football Champions, Presented By Sports Boosters Of Maryland, 1959." Mounted below is a figural football player. Measures 13"x19" with a hint of light wear: EX/MT ($750-$1,250) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 237 1959 Weeb Ewbank "Our Favorite Coach" presentational platter. Large white plate has been hand painted with a likeness of Weeb Ewbank at center, ringed by footballs which are lettered with team names and scores representing the 1959 season. Inscription at top reads, "To Weeb Ewbank Our Favorite Coach, From Colts Corral #1" and titled "Baltimore Colts NFL Champions." Appropriate surface crazing/craklature throughout. Unmarked and measuring just over 14" across with execptional display value: EX ($750-$1,200) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 238 Fine 1958 Weeb Ewbank Baltimore Colts "World Champions" professional model jacket. Bomber style jacket done blue with cream colored leather sleeves. On the front chest is an embroidered Colts team logo surrounded by a football shaped outline which is lettered "World Champions 1958." Inside are "Bacharach-Rasin" and "Tailored by Butwin" tags along with a "44" flag tag. Strip tag has "Weeb Ewbank" name stitched in and an additional in the pocket has his name typed on. Usage and some general age wear throughout with some discoloration/spotting to sleeves. Signed on the sleeve, "Weeb Ewbank" in marker rating 8 out of 10. A notably rare style and substantive piece as relates to one of the pinnacle acheivements in a storied Hall of Fame career. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($3,000-$5,000) $4,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 239 1958 Weeb Ewbank "Outstanding Professional Coach" award. Imposing figural trophy has engraved metal plate on front of wooden base which reads, "Touchdown Club Award To The Outstanding Professional Coach of 1958 Weeb Ewbank, Presented by The Touchdown Club of Washington, D.C." Set atop is a cast metal football and trio of uprights which support a figure of a kneeling Coach. The piece stands 22.5" tall with 9.5" square base and display a touch of light tarnish and wear. A visually striking piece as relates to a fabled season in professional footbal: EX ($2,000-$4,000) $1,100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 240 1966 Jim Parker Pro Bowl "Special Golden Helmet" award. Wooden plaque has attached figural being half of gold colored helmet with placard below reading, "1966 Special Golden Helmet Award, Pro Bowl Football Game, Jim Parker, Baltimore Colts." Parker was an (8) time Pro-Bowl selection over an career which spanned (11) seasons. Though he did not appear in the 1966 game, it is presumed he was in attendance and recognized for his proir participation. Measures 14"x16" with a touch of light wear and small chip at upper right corner: EX/MT ($750-$1,250) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 241 1955 Jim Parker Jet All-American Lineman of The Year award. Shield shaped wooden placard bearing metal plate which has been engraved, "1955 Jet All-American Jim Parker, Ohio State University, Lineman of The Year." Under Coach Woody Hayes, Parker proved a key member of the "three yards and a cloud of dust" Buckeye offense which claimed a National title in 1954. The following year he helped Howard Cassidy win the Heisman Trophy and was named an All-American by Jet and was their pick for Lineman of The Year. Plaque measures approx. 9"x10.5" and displays a touch of light wear: EX/MT ($750-$1,250) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 242 Outstanding Jim Parker Baltimore Colts professional model jersey c.1960s. White dureen jersey with three quarter length sleeves and blue and white shoulder stripe accents has player number "77" on front, back, and sleeves. "MacGregor" manufacturers tag on front tail notes the size, "52", and appears next to a wash tag. An additional line of stitching to one side suggests that an additional tag, once is place, is no longer attached. Strong usage and wash wear evident throughout with a small team repair on the back. Parker is widely regarded as one of the finest offensive lineman in NFL history noted as the first full time offensive lineman elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. "It didn't take me long to learn the one big rule. Just keep them away from John. I remember Coach Weeb Ewbank telling me my first summer in camp, 'You can be the most unpopular man on the team if the quarterback gets hurt.' How could I ever forget that?" remarked Parker regarding star quarterback Johnny Unitas. Superb vintage Hall of Fame member game jersey of notable scarcity. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($10,000-$15,000) $18,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 243 1963 Jim Parker Colts Corral All-Pro Lineman award. Shield shaped wooden placard bearing metal plate which has been engraved, "Presented To Jim Parker 77 Baltimore Colts, All-Pro Lineman 1963, For Outstanding Sportsmanship On And Off The Field, Colts Corral #6." Well established as one of the games' premier players, Parker was honored by the Corral whom were a chapter in Baltimore's oldest and best known fan club. Plaque measures 8.5"x10.5" with a touch of light wear. Includes handwritten and signed letter of provenance from Jim Parker: EX/MT ($500-$1,000) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 244 1965 Jim Parker Greater Toledo Athletic Hall of Fame plaque. Shield shaped wooden placard bearing metal faceplate which is lettered, "Greater Toledo Athletic Hall Of Fame, Jim Parker, Football 1965." Parker played his Senior year of High School football for Scott High in Toledo before embarking on his storied college and Professional careers. Light tarnish and hint of wear: EX/MT ($500-$750) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 245 1968 Jim Parker Colts Corral "Achievements On The Gridiron" award. Scroll style metal faceplate, mounted on shield shaped wooden placard, reads in full, "Jim Parker #77, In Grateful Appreciation, For Outstanding And Unheralded Achievements On The Gridiron While Performing As A Member Of The Baltimore Colts, 1957 to 1967, Presented By Council Of Colts Corrals, Inc. September 15, 1968." A pair of stars accent the top along with a metal chain and rod. Measures 12"x15" with a touch of light wear and includes handwritten letter of provenance from Jim Parker: EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 246 1968 Jim Parker State of Maryland "Distinguished Citizen" certificate. Official "Certificate of Distinguished Citizenship" signed by then Governor Spiro Agnew presented on September 11, 1968. Text reads in part, "in recognition of your ten years of valuable contributions to the Baltimore Colts and professional football; and in grateful appreciation of the services you have rendered to the young people of the community." In fine overall condition with original State seal affixed and some light toning/spotting. Framed to 15"x19" for display: EX/MT ($300-$500) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 247 Jim Parker game used and autographed cleats c.1960s. Acknowledged as one of the greatest lineman ever to play the game, in 1973 Jim Parker became the first full time player at the position to be inducted into the Football Hall of Fame. Fiercely protective of Quarterback Johnny Unitas he served as a core member of the Baltimore Colts 1958 and 59 Championship teams. Pair of vintage hightop leather cleats, similarly marked with size (13) inside, display strong usage wear along with some natural ageing. Each has been signed "Jim Parker HOF 73" in silver marker rating 8/9 out of 10. An included note, filling sheet of 8.5"x11" paper, reads "These were my game shoes when I played for the Baltimore Colts, Jim Parker." An exceptional and succinctly attributed pair of game cleats from one the premier position players of his era. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($2,000-$4,000) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 248 Jim Parker original painting by Tommy McDonald. Oil on board portrait artwork of Parker in uniform. Signed at lower right, "T.McDonald" and framed to 17.5"x21.5" overall. Desirable original as done by the football Hall of Famer: EX/MT ($300-$500) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 249 Choice Johnny Unitas and Jim Parker autographed original painting with Parker letter of provenance. Large format original oil on board work shows Parker in his usual form protecting Johnny Unitas. Well done in fluid style which conveys motion of the game and signed at lower right by the arist, "Jas. Trelease." Signed in silver marker by both Unitas and Parker rating 9/10 out of 10 and displayed within 31"x41" wooden frame. Included handwritten and signed letter of provenance from Jim Parker relays that he owned the piece for many years. Auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT ($1,500-$2,500) $1,800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 250 1959 Alex Sandusky Colts Corral "Unsung Hero Award." Wooden placard has attached figural football player which stands aside engraved metal plate. Text reads in full, "Colts Corral #4, 1959 Unsung Hero Award, Alex Sandusky, 1958-1959 World Champion Baltimore Colts." Measures 8"x12" with touch of light wear: EX/MT ($400-$600) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 251 1965 Alex Sandusky "Baltimore Athlete of The Year" award. Outstanding figural award piece features a gold colored life sized metal half of football mounted on 10"x14" wooden plaque. Engraved metal placard below reads, "Baltimore Athlete of The Year Alex Sandusky, Presented by The Catholic Youth Organization Archdiocese of Baltimore, May 8, 1965." Touch of light tarnish and wear: EX/MT ($400-$600) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 252 1964 Alex Sandusky "Outstanding Catholic Athlete" award. Wooden placard (10"x12") has cast bronze relief showing football players in game action displayed within floral accent border. Below is an engraved metal plate reading, "+Catholic War Veterans To Alex Sandusky, Outstanding Catholic Athlete of 1964." Marked "L.G. Balfour" on back. Light scattered wear includes some nicks/chips: EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 253 Alex Sandusky Baltimore Colts professional model jersey with extensive team repairs c.1960. Blue dureen jersey with three quarter length sleeves has white and blue shoulder accents. Player number "68" appears on front, back, and sleeves. MacGregor manfuacters tag on front tail (only attached at one side) notes size, "50." Adjacent is a wash tag. Exceptional usage wear evident throughout with numerous and extensive team repairs. These were done, in some cases, to re-enforce or restitch the numbers and there are some frayed or loose threads to neckline and other seams. Choice example from a (13) year member of the Colts whom played on some of their more notable teams. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($2,000-$4,000) $1,700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 254 1967 Alex Sandusky Colts Corral presentational plaque. Wooden placard with metal plate applied to front that has printed on image. Text below reads in part, "Alex Sandusky #68, In grateful appreciation for outstanding and unheralded achievements on the gridiron while performing as a member of the Baltimore Colts 1954 to 1966...September 17, 1967." Measures 11"x13" with a touch of light wear: EX/MT ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 255 1965 Alex Sandusky "Pride and Courage of the Colts" presentational plaque from team owner Carroll Rosenbloom. Black wooden placard (10"x12") has affixed metal plate, done in scroll style, with an enameled Colts logo affixed at top. Text reads in full, "The pride and courage of the Colts of 1965 and the name of Alex Sandusky will live in the memories of football fans everywhere, long after championships have been forgotten. Carroll Rosenbloom." Rosenbloom was stewart of the Colts from 1953 to 1971 overseeing (3) Championship teams and was highly regarded by both players and the fans of Baltimore. A figural football player, with Colts logo helmet, is mounted to one side (leg on which it stands is broken at ankle but remains in upright position). Touch of scattered wear: VG-EX ($400-$600) $275.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 256 Outstanding "Greatest Game Ever Played" original watercolor by Jack Garver. Choice original work done on rag paper has been signed by the artist, "Jack Garver" at lower left. Johnny Unitas and Alan Ameche are shown in play action with Hall of Fame end Andy Robustelli leading the Giants defense. Undated but likely vintage dating to the 1960s or 70s. Framed to 25.5"x33" for display: NM ($1,000-$2,000) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 257 Johnny Unitas - Colts vs. Giants original painting by Joseph Litz as hung in The Golden Arm. Large format oil on canvas shows Unitas and company in game action vs. the New York Giants. Signed at lower right "Litz 68" with dimensions of 36"x50" in gold metal frame. Obtained directly from Johnny Unitas by Duke Hott whom relates that it long hung in The Golden Arm. Touch of light wear with (1) small indentation to canvas at upper left corner. Includes letter of provenance from Duke Hott: EX ($1,000-$3,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 258 Art Donovan original oil painting by Joseph Litz. Large format oil on canvas is captioned within, "The Gladiator Art Donovan" and shows the Hall of Famer in uniform with stadium backdrop. Measures 36"x48" on stretcher and is signed by the artist "Joseph Litz" at lower right corner: NM ($750-$1,000) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 259 Alan Ameche winning "The Greatest Game Ever Played" original oil painting by Joseph Lutz. Large format original oil on canvas captures the 1958 Championship game winning play as Ameche, with Unitas in the background, running for a touchdown. Signed at lower left corner "Joseph Lutz" with the year (1958) noted and framed to 39.5"x51.5" for display. Light toning to reverse of canvas: EX/MT ($1,000-$3,000) $880.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 260 Mammoth Johnny Unitas in game action original painting by Joseph Lutz. Oversized oil on board artwork, accented by the artist in graphite pencil to add detail, shows Unitas in action, arm back, and in search of a receiver. Very well done capturing the intensity of the moment in unique style. The piece measures 48"x66" which includes the affixed white painted border. Hung over the bar in Johnny Unitas+ +Golden Arm Restaurant+: EX/MT ($2,000-$4,000) $1,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 261 Gino Marchetti original painting by Joseph Lutz. Oil on canvas done in striking and vibrant colors shows Marchetti as sits on the sidelines. Signed "Joseph Lutz" at lower right corner and framed to 25.5"x31.5" for display: NM ($400-$600) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 262 1958 NFL Championship Game large format original painting by Bill Rudrow. Large format oil on canvas artwork shows kicker Steve Myra's field goal attempt being deflected by Sam Huff. Well done in vibrant full color and signed by the artist "B.Rudrow" at lower right. Imposing display qualities measuring an oversized 38"x72" on stretched canvas: EX/MT-NM ($2,000-$4,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 263 Baltimore Colts in the 1959 NFL Championship Game large format original painting by Bill Rudrow. Mamoth oil on canvas artwork focuses on Lenny Moore as he runs the ball and the scene unfolds around him. Exceptionally well done in vibrant full color and signed by the artist "B.Rudrow" at lower right. Measures 42"x84" on stretched canvas: eX/MT-NM ($2,000-$4,000) $1,198.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 264 Johnny Unitas tackled in "The Greatest Game Ever Played" large format original painting by Bill Rudrow. Large oil on canvas work captures the intensity of Unitas going down with ball in mid-air, on it's way to Raymond Berry. Well done in vibrant full color and signed by the artist "B.Rudrow" at lower right. Measures 44"x64" on stretch canvas: EX/MT-NM ($750-$1,250) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 265 Baltimore Colts defensive line large format original painting by Bill Rudrow. Large oil on canvas work showcasing the Colts defensive line of their Championship era incl. Art Donovan, Ted Henricks, and Gene Lipscomb. Well done in vibrant full color and signed by the artist "B.Rodrow" at lower right. Measures 32"x46" on stretched canvas: NM ($750-$1,250) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 266 Bill Pellington and Gino Marchetti large format original painting by Bill Rudrow. Large oil on canvas work showcasing the Colts star players in lifelike detail. Well done in vibrant full color and signed by the artist "B.Rudrow" at lower right. Measures 40"x54" on stretched canvas: NM ($750-$1,250) $220.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 267 Gino Marchetti sidelined at the 1958 Championship Game original painting. Large format oil on canvas showing Marchetti as he watched his team play the landmark game. Well done in vibrant color and signed by the artist "B.Rudrow" at lower right. Measures 30"x40" on stretched canvas: NM ($500-$1,000) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 268 Johnny Unitas and Lenny Moore large format original painting by Bill Rudrow. Oil on canvas work depicts the Hall of Fame duo in their prime. Well done in vibrant color and signed by the artist "B.Rudrow" at lower right. Measures 34"x46" on stretched canvas: NM ($1,000-$1,500) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 269 Alan Ameche carried from the field at "The Greatest Game Ever Played" original painting by Bill Rudrow. Large format oil on canvas work depicts Ameche being carried from the field atop shoulders after scoring the winning touchdown. Well done in vibrant color and signed by the artist "B.Rudrow" at lower right. Measures 40"x40" on stretched canvas: NM ($750-$1,250) $443.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 270 "Art Donovan Day" original oil painting by Bill Rudrow. Large format original oil on canvas work showing the form of Donovan walking on field with a Baltimore Colts sideline jacket draped across his shoulders. Well done in vibrant color and signed by the artist "B.Rudrow" at lower right. Measures 24"x56" on stretched canvas: NM ($500-$1,000) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 271 Johnny Unitas original painting by Bill Rudrow. Large format original oil on canvas depicting Unitas in game action after the snap as he looks downfield for a receiver. Well done in vibrant full color and signed by the artist "B.Rodrow" at lower right. Measures 30"x54" on stretched canvas: NM ($1,000-$2,000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 272 Exceptional Lenny Moore early 1960s Baltimore Colts professional model jersey - with handwritten letter from Moore. White dureen jersey with blue and white shoulder stripe accents has number "24" on front, back, and sleeves. "Bacharach Rasin" Sporting Goods tag remains on the front tail; outlines of stitching holes from the manufacturer and what was likely the wash tags can be seen (tags are no longer present). Strong usage and wash wear evident throughout with the jersey remaining in an fine overall state of preservation. Signed on the front in marker, "Lenny Moore #24" rating 7/8 out of 10. Includes a handwritten letter on Colts stationary which reads, "I hope you enjoy my Baltimore colts white game jersey worn during the early 1960s...Best Wishes, Lenny Moore." Moore was one of the key figures on the legendary Baltimore Colts' teams of the 1960s era. His accomplishments include (7) Pro Bowl selections, 1956 ROY, Baltimore Colts #24 retired, NFL 50th Anniv. All-Time team, and Pro Football HOF inductee 1975. The offered jersey must be considered to be the finest of its type with regard to condition, dating period, and most notably direct corroborated provenance from Moore himself. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions (jersey), auction LOA from JSA (autograph), and letter of provenance from Lenny Moore: EX ($15,000-$20,000) $12,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 273 1964 Lenny Moore Timmie Award for "Outstanding Professional Player of The Year." Distinctive honor has been presented annually since 1937 with a list of past honorees that includes some of footballs' greatest players. Visually appealing piece stands 17" tall with 10" upper metal figural of a child running with football. Mounted on base front below are a cast metal football which is lettered "Touchdown Club of Washington, D.C." and additional smaller piece reading "Timmie." A large placard reads "Touchdown Club Award To The Outstanding Professional Player Of The Year 1964" with "Lennie Moore Baltimore Colts" noted below. Touch of light tarnish and scattered wear. Includes signed letter of provenance from Lenny Moore: EX ($2,000-$3,000) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 274 1960 Baltimore Colts Kessler Whiskey advertising schedule. Season schedule printed in the period on heavy stock with the Kessler logo at bottom. Framed (15"x20") with light toning, mild scattered wear, and a nail hole at top: EX ($200-$400) $70.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 275 1967 and 1969 Baltimore Colts advertising schedules. Includes 1967 season schedule with game scores filled in. "Miller High Life" logo at bottom and it has been mounted to 16"x20" backing; 1969 schedule done by long time sponsor National Brewing retains it's easle back which allows it to stand freely. Wear to both pieces includes soiling/discoloration, creasing, and edge wear: GD-VG ($200-$400) $80.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 276 Lot of (3) 1960s Baltimore Colts related framed display pieces. Includes vintage large format mid-1960s "Score With The Colts Win With Coke" advertisement for Coke bottle caps featuring player likenesses (framed to 15.5"x19.5"); 1963 Colts team photo/poster (framed to 20"x24"); 1968 The News American newspaper front page with "Colts Champs Of NFL" headline (framed to 17"x25"). Touch of light wear: Overall EX ($200-$400) $30.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 277 Vintage Johnny Unitas and Alan Ameche signature model footballs. Includes c.1950s Alan Ameche signature model Sonnett brand ball; c.1960s Johnny Unitas signature model 388 Spalding white leather football. Mild and and light usage wear with a touch of air loss: EX ($200-$400) $67.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 278 Vintage Alan Ameche and Gino Marchetti photographic displays. Pair of 15.75"x18.75" framed pieces which appear vintage to the playing days of respective players. Ameche piece has some scattered wear and mounting pinholes, Marchetti has a horizontal crease: VG-EX ($100-$200) $50.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 279 1959 and 1960 Baltimore Colts vs. College All-Stars programs with 1960 Field Pass. Pair of original programs issued for the Annual event display light scattered wear. Includes Field Pass from the 1960 game which has lower stub portion removed and a name written on back along with some other light wear: Overall EX ($150-$250) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 280 Baltimore Colts professional model helmet with attribution to Raymond Berry c.1960s. Riddell Kra-Lite helmet finished in white has Colts team logo decals applied at either side along with blue accent stripe. "TK-2" label remains inside (portions worn off) along with an "82" vintage marker notation. Heat impressed date code indicates that the helmet was factory refurbished in 1970 following earlier use. Number "82" decals appear on back; replacements which enhance display value and add recognizability as a Berry attributed piece. A strap of the suspension style interior bears handwritten "16-72" notation and scattered wear (some underneath the number decals) suggest use by another player after refurbishment. Vintage clips hold in place a 1970s ear facemask and the chinstrap is MacGregor brand. Obtained by Duke Hott directly from a former equipment Manager and offered in the same state and condition in which it was received. Fine example for display with attribution to a marquis player. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance from Duke Hott: EX ($2,000-$4,000) $3,250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 281 Raymond Berry original portrait artwork. Skillfully executed pencil on paper drawing conveys a near photo realistic portrait of the Colts' Hall of Famer. Signed at lower left "Jack A Bills" and framed to 17.75"x21.75" for display. Undated: EX ($300-$500) $50.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 282 Raymond Berry hand-tinted large format photographic display. Oversized image on board shows Berry in full uniform and has been hand tinted with color throughout. Housed within gallery style 25.5"x29.5" gilt colored frame with a touch of light wear: EX/MT ($200-$400) $50.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 283 1963 Baltimore Colts broadcast schedule. Period advertising piece lists both pre-season and regular season game dates, opponents, and times as broadcast on the Maryland affiliate of CBS. "National Beer" logo at center conveys the Company sponsorship. Framed for display to measure 14"x24" overall with some very minor visible wear and a hint of light toning/discoloration: EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 284 Baltimore Colts souvenir megaphone and seat cusion c.1960s. Includes vintage microphone with team logo and "Go With The Colts" captioning; faux plastic seat done in blue and white with appealing graphics and "Be A Colts Backer" text. Mild wear: EX ($200-$400) $61.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 285 Fine Raymond Berry Baltimore Colts professional model jersey c.1960s. White dureen jersey with blue and white shoulder stripe accents has custom length sleeves which are trimmed in a soft stretch fabric. Bery can be seen in period photos with similar style sleeve modifications. Player number "82" appears on front, back, and sleeves. MacGregor tag on front tail notes size (46) and is along side a wash tag. Strong usage wear evident throughout with a small team repair. In a career which spanned (13) seasons and many more in various Coaching capacities, Raymond Berry distinguished himself as one of professional footballs' All-Time Greats. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wide receivers of all time Berry was well known for his impeccable preparation with quarteback Johnny Unitas. Berry was a (6) time Pro Bowl selection, member of the NFL 50th and 75th All-Time teams, Balt. Colts #82 retired, and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1973. Superb game jersey from a legendary Hall of Fame player dating to the golden age of the Colts franchise: EX ($10,000-$15,000) $17,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 286 Baltimore Colts team logo display c.1960s. Vintage piece done in copper which has raised/impressed Colts team logo at center. In the original wooden frame with dimensions of 16"x20": EX/MT ($200-$400) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 287 1960s Baltimore Colts and Strohs Beer "Dump The Dolphins" rally display. Oversized heavy stock board reads in part, "Bobby Bod & John Unitas Welcome You To+Dump The Dolphins Colt Rally+Meet The Colts, Enjoy Strohs Beer." Text is hand painted in blue, green, and black as is a football graphic. Measures 28"x39" with corner and edge wear to include some small chips and mounting holes. There are some pronounced creases at lower right corner and a touch of additional light wear/scuffing to areas throughout: VG-EX ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 288 Collection of Baltimore Colts souvenir pins (9 pieces) incl. Johnny Unitas autographed "Unitas Day." Includes late 1940s Colts AFL pin; c.1950s Buddy Young player pin; 1964 Gino Marchetti and Bill Pellington Day "Booster" pin; 1968-69 "Love Them Colts" pin; 1973 Johnny Unitas Day pin signed "Johnny Unitas" in marker rating 7/8 out of 10; and a variety of other team logo pins dating from the 1960s to 70s, some of which retain original ribbons and charms. Varying degrees of mostly light wear throughout: EX-NM ($500-$750) $90.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 289 *UPDATED DESCRIPTION: Early Baltimore Colts sideline cape c.1953. Oversized cold weather jacket/cape done in blue wool and lined with gray satin. "Baltimore Colts" is lettered in similar fashion on either side allowing for reversible use. This team designation was added when the Franchise moved to Baltimore from Texas and the old logo is believed to remain intact under the secondary period Colts logo that was added. This is based on a third example from the Hott collection (previously sold) which had the Dallas patch remaining intact. Very desirable in that the vestiges of 'Dallas Texans" titling is visible under the new "Colts" team designation. "Sand-Knit" manufacturers tag appears in one pocket. Usage and some general age wear throughout with a few isolated areas of discoloration. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,500-$2,500) $3,661.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 290 Andy Nelson professional model cleats c.1960s. Well worn pair of Riddell low-top cleats with snug-tie ankle bands in place. Each marked size (11) and the right has "Andy Nelson" written inside. With the Colts through some of their most notable seasons, Nelson played on (2) Championship teams. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and slip of vintage paper which was found inside one shoe and reads "Andy Nelson Colts.": EX ($300-$500) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 291 Baltimore Colts professional model helmet attributed to Bob Boyd c.1960s. MacGregor brand helmet with "Geodetic" marked leather suspension interior. Size "7 1/4" is written inside in black marker as is the player number, "40." Number is likewise noted on back in large applique numerals. Two bar mask remains at front and the chinstrap appears to be a replacement added for display. Strong usage wear throughout with the shell covered in nicks and contact marks. Seldom offered. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($500-$750) $2,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 292 Baltimore Colts professional model helmet attributed to Don Shinnick c.1960s. MacGregor brand helmet has "Geodetic" marked leather suspension interior. Player number "66" is noted in large numeral applique on the back. Strong usage wear evident throughout with the shell covered in nicks and contact marks. It is likely that the facemask is not a standard model which would have been found on this shell and the clips are replacements marked "Schutt." Chinstrap is a later Riddell which has been added for display. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($400-$600) $950.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 293 Baltimore Colts professional model pants c.1967. Vintage pair of Colts uniform pants with blue and white accent stripe on each leg. Interior "MacGregor" tag notes size (36) with "L" tag below. In addition, there is a wash tag along with a faint "1967" year stamp. Usage and wash wear evident throughout with some staining. Front laces missing. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($300-$500) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 294 Baltimore Colts professional model jersey c.1960s. Blue dureen jersey with white and blue shoulder stripe accents has player number "83" on front, back, and sleeves. The crotch strap has been folded over on itself and sewn with buttons removed along with manufacturers tagging. Usage wear evident throughout with some pulls to fabric a few small scattered holes. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($500-$750) $333.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 295 1965 Baltimore Colts team signed football. Vintage "Baltimore Colts" marked football has been signed by (42) incl. Unitas, Berry, Moore, Parker, Michaels, Matte, Richardson, Mackey, and others. Marker signatures rate 7/8 to 8 out of 10. Ball displays a touch of very light scattered wear and has slight air loss. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX/MT, Sigs. EX/MT-NM ($500-$750) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 296 "The Long Bomb" football figural sculpture. Cast piece is based on the original by Theodore Degroot and stands approx. 15" tall. Bronze colored wash has a few very small spots of loss and there are a few minute scattered nicks/chips. Marked "Austin Sculpture 1980" descreetly on the base: EX/MT ($300-$500) $50.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 297 Vintage "Colts Tickets On Sale" hand painted sign. Oversized heavy stock board (28"x44") has been hand painted to read, "Colts Tickets On Sale W-2 Windows." Mild wear throughout corners and edges with some small tears and light creases that extend very minimally into the body of the piece. In addition there are some mounting/nail holes (likewise at edges). A small pencil notation in lower corner reads "Eutaw Signs": EX ($300-$500) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 298 Vintage football figural display piece. Choice early display piece being a cast metal player in action set atop round plinth base. Stands 16.5" tall with some mild tarnish and light natural age wear. A pair of holes on lowest lip of base suggest that a small additional piece has fallen off over time: EX ($400-$600) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 299 Ordell Braase professional model Pro-Bowl helmet c.1966-67. Rare original Baltimore Colts helmet by Riddell, refinished in the period for use in a Pro-Bowl game. Team logos were removed (outlines remain visible) and it was then painted gold with blue/white accent stripes and "NFL" logo decals added. "RK2 Helmet" label remains inside along with size "7 1/8" stamping. A small piece of vintage trainers' tape has handwritten notation reading "Braase 81." All interior padding is intact with the rubber insert at center of suspension stringing dried to odd shape. Strong wear throughout suggests use both before it was refinished and after. A seldom offered style as issued to a member of (3) Colts Championship teams. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$2,000) $950.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 300 Memorial Stadium sign. Metal street sign as used in Baltimore to point the way to the noted venue. Measures 24"x30" with wear consistent with long term outdoor use: EX ($300-$500) $750.00
 
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