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1891 Football Nose Guard - Morrills Patent Nosemask

ITEM 1: This is an 1891 Football Nose Guard. When it comes to vintage football equipment the noseguard has always been one of the most interesting and sought after items. Perhaps it is because it is so unusual and most folks have never even seen one. We have been buying them for over 20 years and I still can't imagine having one strapped to my face while playing football! The offered nose guard is a fine example with very strong markings! Embossed on the front is "Morrills Patent Nose Mask" and equally bold is the embossed patent date of September 28, 1891. This noseguard is in it's original state which exhibits evidence of some hard hits on the gridiron while still remaining in solid EX-MT condition. Price $550

1910’s Football Jersey with Leather Elbow Pads

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ITEM 2: Offered here is an Outstanding Example of a Vintage 1910’s Football Jersey with Leather Elbow Pads. These sweater-style football jerseys are extremely difficult to locate. Likely because they were worn hard and any that were not shredded on the gridiron were worn out with general use... a sweater was not easily discarded back in these days. This exceptional example was made by the Lowe and Campbell Sporting Goods Company. They were a leading sporting goods maker during this time and produced high quality items. There is a small rectangle of felt sewn inside the waistband that has the name "Dale" chain stitched on it but we have no provenance on the jersey. Just a superb antique football jersey that is worthy of even the most advanced, vintage football collections! Price $450

Vintage Football Pants, Slat-Front Style circa 1910's

ITEM 3: Offered here is a pair of 1910’s Slat Front, Canvas Football Pants. These awesome, antique football pants are an ideal representation from this era. They are an unusual style with slatted sections to protect the thighs while the knees, upper thighs and hips are padded each in their own sections. They are high quality football pants that were meant for serious use on the gridiron. Just an awesome looking pair of antique football pants! A wonderful addition to your vintage football memorabilia collection. Price $350

1920 - 1930’s Draper & Maynard Official Football, GEM MINT

ITEM 4: Offered here is a 1920 - 1930’s Draper & Maynard Official Football in GEM MINT condition! For our most condition conscious collectors, we offer this Draper & Maynard OFFICIAL model football in GEM MINT unused condition. Amazingly this vintage football has withstood the test of time for 75-85 years and managed to remain in the same condition as the day it was made. It is holding air perfectly and has no flaws. Very rare to be found in this pristine condition. Price $400

1927 Wesleyan University, Friction-Strip Football Jersey and Pennant

ITEM 5: Offered here is a 1927 Wesleyan University, Friction-Strip Football Jersey and accompanying Pennant. These two items came together from an estate with a few other sports pieces. The friction-strip jersey was made by Leacock and is of an unusual style and color combination. There are many early repairs and a few later ones too but the jersey remains in good displayable condition and looks awesome as the images should convey. The pennant measures 46 inches from the left edge to the tip and remains in exceptional EX-MT condition. Vintage football jerseys from this era are sc acre and the friction-strip style are extremely scarce... a fine example, and with accompanying pennant. SOLD

Vintage Football Shoes - 1930’s Black Leather High-Top

ITEM 6: Offered here is a pair of 1930’s Black Leather High-Top Football Shoes. These vintage football are made of black leather and are of very high quality. Surprisingly, we did not find a maker and the only markings found are on the sole which reads "Resin Impregnated Sole."They remain in MINT unused condition, including the original laces! A novel addition to any vintage football memorabilia collection! Price $175

Pre-1910’s Melon Style Football Bladder, Never Used

ITEM 7: Here we have one of the more unusual offerings. It is a Pre-1910’s Melon Style Football Bladder. This vintage melon style football bladder is made of rubber and has never been used. Amazingly, it still holds air. For those not familiar with this item, it was used in the melon style footballs that pre-date an airhole, or any form of external inflation. The bladder was used by inserting it into the football, inflating it, and then tying it off so the air would not leak out. Then the football was laced up with rawhide leather laces and it was ready to go! A very unusual and novel vintage football collectible! Price $150

1910’s Reeded Football Pants made by Edward K. Tryon Company

ITEM 8: Offered here is a pair of 1910’s Canvas and Reeded Football Pants. These awesome, antique football pants were made by the Edward K. Tryon Sporting Goods Company out of Philadelphia, PA. A very popular style, they are well padded canvas throughout with thigh protection in the form of individual pencil-sized reeds that are made of wood. High quality, vintage football pants that were meant for serious use on the gridiron. Just an awesome looking pair of vintage football pants! A wonderful addition to your vintage football memorabilia collection. Price $375

1920’s “Friction-Strip” Style Football Jersey from New Hampshire University

ITEM 9: Offered here ia a very rare, 1920’s “Friction-Strip” Style Football Jersey from New Hampshire University. This wonderful vintage football jersey was made by the Horace Partridge Sporting Goods Company out of Boston, Massachusetts. As expected, it is of the highest quality utilizes the 'Snugtex" brand for the friction strips. The jersey is entirely wool with the appealing bumble-bee striped sleeves. The original wool, felt number 3 is sewn on the back and remains securely in place. The jersey has seen some time on the gridiron but as the images indicate, it is a stunning display item and remains in wonderful EX-MT condition! Price $1400

1930’s MacGregor M5G Official Intercollegiate Football

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ITEM 10: This is a 1930’s MacGregor M5G Official Intercollegiate Football. This high quality vintage football has a great look and ideal patina. The markings are bold and strong while the football exhibits just enough signs of time on the gridiron. This great looking antique football remains fully inflated and holds the air perfectly. The condition is exceptional EX-MT and it will make a great addition to any vintage football collection! Price $225

1940’s Notre Dame Football Sideline Jacket

ITEM 11: Offered here is an incredible 1940’s Notre Dame Football Sideline Jacket. This vintage football jacket was made by Holloway for the Fighting Irish football team of Notre Dame University. The jacket is a size 42 with Notre Dame sewn on felt letters on the front and the lucky shamrock on the left sleeve. It remains in wonderful EX-MT condition and is very suitable for wearing. In fact, I've worn it to several football games this season and have enjoyed the comments and talking with those who have inquired about it. The perfect item for the Notre Dame football fan! Price $375

Turn of the Century Melon Style Football made by Reach

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ITEM 12: This is a Turn of the Century Reach Melon Style Football. This vintage football is one of the finest that we have ever owned! The high quality ball is of soft and supple leather with every stitch perfectly intact and the Reach logo and model number are blazing. It holds air perfectly and the leather laces are tight. Vintage footballs in nice condition are tough to find, a melon style football with everything going for it is a true rarity. A wonderful addition to your antique football collection! SOLD

19th Century “Bat-Wing” Style Nose Guard made by Victor

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ITEM 13: This is a 19th Century "BAT-WING" Style Nose Guard made by Victor under Morrill's 1891 Patent. The bat-wing style noseguard is the Holy Grail of noseguards. There are very few in existence and every collector of vintage football memorabilia wants one. The example we offer here is quite likely the finest example to exist, as it has everything going on for it! The surface is exceptionally clean and the embossed information, typically worn off, remains in wonderful condition. It reads: VICTOR SPECIAL - VICTOR SPORTING GOODS COMPANY - MADE UNDER MORRILL PATENT - PATENTED SEPTEMBER 28, 1891. The antique noseguard is free of any chips or cracks and it even retains it's original head strap. This is a true rarity and will make a wonderful addition to your antique football collection! SOLD

Turn of the Century Football Shoes with Stacked Leather Cleats

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ITEM 14: This is an exceptional pair of Turn of the Century Football Shoes with Stacked Leather Cleats. The vintage stacked leather football cleats are very popular with the vintage football collectors. Perhaps because they just look tough and rugged, to match the personality of gridiron men of this era. This particular pair is of the highest quality with the original rawhide leather laces still in place. The condition is solid EX-MT and they will look awesome in your vintage football collection! SOLD

 
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