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1930s-Modern Football Treasure Chest With Pennants, Vending Boxes, Sets and Autographs

Lot Number 550

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As you explore this sizable lot of gridiron memorabilia, you’ll find yourself in the trenches from the days of leather helmets all the way through expansion and high-powered offenses. Highlights include: 1940s Redskins Pennant with appliqué intact, listed as “Very Rare” in Mike Egner’s 2009 Vintage Pennant Price Guide; Boxes a 1950s Penny King vending box (FR); 1965 H-O Oatmeal box (VG; Tittle on front); Gameday Artifacts L.A. Rams binoculars/radio set from former ABA announcer Dick Schad; 1960 Rams vs. 49ers program (NM). More on our website.

Additional highlights include:


1960 NFL Yearbook (EX)

Also included are (6) vintage issues of Time Magazine. These average (EX) quality with covers and all pages intact. Cover likenesses include:
September 23, 1929 (Christian Keener Cagle)
November 23, 1931 (Barry Wood)
November 14, 1932 (Howard Harding Jones)
November 13, 1933 (football action shot)
November 11, 1935 (stadium crowd shot)
October 25, 1937 (Wallace Wade)

1924 Draper & Maynard “Official Rules” booklet (EX-MT)

1983 Los Angeles Rams Yearbook (NM)

Vending Boxes/Sets

1968 Fleer Big Signs complete set of (26) in original green vending box. Signs are (NM) with unpunched holes; vending box is (VG-EX)
1974 Fleer Big Signs complete set of (26) in original brown vending box. Signed are (NM-MT) with unpunched holes (except for Cincinnati); vending box is (VG)
(2) 1980 Topps Giant Photos vending boxes (both EX with unbroken perforations) with (48) NM-MT cards inside
1983 Leaf Football Facts vending box with (12) min-boxes/fact books. Vending box is (VG-EX); mini-boxes have been opened (gum removed) with fact books still inside
2003 UDA “By The Letters” Justin Fargas limited edition (31/42) signed framed display in original box

(2) 1987 Champion International milk cartons with entire set of 924) NFL Players Superstar Series. Individually numbered players include: #1 Montana, #2 Allen, #3 Monk, #4 Quick, #5 Elway, #6 Hipple, #7 Lipps, #8 Fouts, #9 Simms, #10 Rozier, #11 Bell, #12 Anderson, #13 Krieg, #14 Carter, #15 McNeil, #16 Cosbie, #17 Lofton, #18 Marino, #19 Wilder, #20 Collinsworth, #21 Dickerson, #22 Payton, #23 Newsome and #24 Hinton. All cartons are unfolded and present at the (NM) plateau.


Chris Weinke framed to 10-1/8 x 8-18”, this Absolute Playoff Memorabilia display showcases a mesh/twill portion of Weinke’s Carolina Panthers uniform, as well as a limited edition (076/300) autograph.

Elroy Hirsch hardcover copy of Los Angeles Rams (1973 Ridge Press; from NFL’s “Great Teams’ Great Years” series); signed by Hirsch on page 6 (black-and-white photo) in red marker (“9” strength)

Bumper Stickers

Includes: Baltimore (Colts), Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles (Rams), New York (Giants), Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Louis (Cardinals), San Francisco, Seattle

Graded Cards

1984 Topps #111 Long (PSA 8)
1984 Topps #280 Dickerson (PSA 8)

Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams Ephemera

Also included is a concentration of Rams memorabilia from the franchise’s days in both Los Angeles and St. Louis. Among these items are: Super Bowl XXXIV a baseball cap (adjustable; unworn with original retail tag); Sports Illustrated issues from February 7, 2000 and “Special Edition” (both with Warner on cover); and a Wheaties box celebrating the Super Bowl XXXIV champions. Also included is a December 17, 1984 Sports Illustrated with Eric Dickerson on the cover after having eclipsed O.J. Simpson’s single-season rushing
Also included is an 18-1/2 x 22-1/2” framed display featuring a vintage embossed Los Angeles Rams logo record


Includes a vintage full-size felt banner of the Baltimore Colts (1960s, tassels intact); and modern-day pennants of St. Louis Rams (with two different Super Bowl XXXIV champions and a Super Bowl XXXIV logo pennant); San Francisco 49ers (Super Bowl XIX champions)
Mini-Pennants include (2) different vintage Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum banners (likely from late-1950s/early-1960s with tassels intact); and (3) modern day Rams mini-pennants with (1) Los Angeles and (2) St. Louis

Also included is an Army football team photo silk. Framed to 17-1/2 x 17-1/2", the colorful souvenir features a mascot likeness and black-and-white team photo. Though the photo appears to date from the 1920s-1930s, it is uncertain as to when this item was produced.

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