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1880’s Spalding Football Advertising Card

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ITEM 1: Here we are offering an 1880’s Spalding Football Advertising Card. This is a wonderful antique football item and also very scarce. This gorgeous, full color, die-cut advertising card features a vintage football player decked out in a Spalding football vest and quilted football pants. He is rushing forward carrying a gorgeous melon football with the "The Spalding" logo on it. Printed on the reverse is Walter Camp’s “Origin of Foot Ball” along with the A.G. Spalding & Brothers information. The condition is solid EX-MT with brilliant and vibrant colors. A great opportunity to add a nice splash of color to your vintage football collection! SOLD

1893 Football Cabinet Card Photo of Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania

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ITEM 2: 1893 Football Cabinet Card Photo of Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. The offered vintage football item pictures three players (likely captains) from the Bloomsburg University football team. The player at center is holding a melon style football that indicates the date of 1893. A great old item for any vintage football memorabilia collector. The condition is excellent. Price $125

1897 Yale Football Team Photo by Pach Bros.

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ITEM 3: 1897 Yale Football Team Photo by Pach Bros. This is a fabulous vintage football photograph. It measures 8"x 10" and is on the high quality stock that is typical of Pach Bros. photography. The image is terrific showing high collar football sweaters and jerseys, lace-up vests, quilted pants, etc... A great item for the Yale football collector. The condition is excellent. SOLD

1890’s Bisque Football  Figure

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ITEM 4: 1890’s Bisque Football  Figure. This is a great piece of vintage football memorabilia. The offered bisque football player statue dates to the 1890's and features the player wearing period football garb... turtleneck football jersey, quilted football pants and holding a plump melon football. The figure stands eight inches tall and remains in NR-MT condition! Price $250

Turn of the Century Football Player Candy Container

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ITEM 5: Turn of the Century Football Player Candy Container. The offered vintage football item is a very unique candy container, the first of its kind that we have ever seen. Depicted in beautiful multi-color lithography is a vintage football player in full garb from the era. Including sewn-on leather shoulder pads, a lace-up vest, noseguard, quilted pants and carrying a plump melon football. A wonderful way to add a splash of color to your vintage football collection! The condition is solid NR-MT! Price $250

19th Century Yale – Princeton Football Print by A. B. Frost

ITEM 6: 19th Century Yale – Princeton Football Print by A. B. Frost. This fantastic piece of vintage football memorabilia features two of the greatest football clubs during the 1800's. Yale and Princeton, along with Harvard and Penn were significantly influential on how the game of football is played today. This gorgeous multi-color litho print does a wonderful job of depicting the class, style and attitude of football during this era, as the two teams collide in a struggle of wills. This antique football treasure has been professionally matted but remains in it's original oak frame that measures 18"x 22". A superb old item for any vintage football memorabilia collector. The condition is EX-MT. Price $350

1889 Football Figures

ITEM 7: Offered here are two 1889 Football Figures. Each football player is standing aside a huge melon football that is actually an open vessel which could hold pens, pencils, etc. or stand alone. The pieces are dated 1889 because they depict that era but are most likely from the 1940's. The vintage football players are properly clothed with quilted football pants, lace-up vests and bumble-bee striped jerseys. They would add a nice splash of color to your vintage football memorabilia collection. The condition of each is solid NR-MT to MINT. Price $75 each

Turn of the Century University of Michigan Football Player Cabinet Photo

ITEM 8: Turn of the Century University of Michigan Football Player Cabinet Photo. The offered vintage football photo features a football player from the University of Michigan. This image measures 5 1/2" x 8" and shows the player fully decked out in his lace-up football vest, quilted and reeded football pants, leather football helmet and with his noseguard hanging on his neck. I image has ideal clarity and contrast! The perfect item for the University of Michigan football fan or any vintage football collector. Price $100

1900-10 University of Harvard Football Plate

ITEM 9: 1900-10 University of Harvard Football Plate. This is a gorgeous antique football plate which features a Harvard football player adorned in his vintage football garb. Including a lace-up football vest, quilted pants, reeded shinguards... The plate is stamped Victoria on the bottom and measures 9 inches in diameter. The color is stunning and the condition remains solid NR-MT free of any chips or cracks. Price $175

1900-10 University of Princeton Football Plate

ITEM 10: 1900-10 University of Princeton Football Plate. This is a fabulous antique football plate with a well detailed image of a Princeton football player sporting his period football attire. The image shows the classic Princeton striping on the arms and lower legs as the player holds onto a vintage melon style football. The plate is marked Victoria on the bottom. Measuring 9 inches in diameter, the color remains brilliant and the condition grades NR-MT void of any cracks or chips. Price $175

1900-10 University of Columbia Football Plate by F. Earl Christy

ITEM 11: 1900-10 University of Columbia Football Plate done by F. Earl Christy. This terrific, vintage football collectible is a fine representation of football at Columbia University. F. Earl Christy was one of the prominent illustrators from this era and honored many of the great Ivy League Schools with his illustrations. The colors are vibrant and the overall condition is NR-MT! Price $175

1900 - 1910 Cornell Football Pillow Cover by F. Earl Christy

ITEM 12: Offered here is a 1900 - 1910 Cornell Football Pillow Cover. This is an exceptional piece of antique, football memorabilia. This vintage football cover was produced to be made into a pillow. It obviously never was as it remains perfectly flat and unflawed. The graphic of the vintage football player and Cornell cheerleader on top the plump, melon football is just phenomenal... it would look awesome framed! We have handled several of these pillow covers in that past 22 years and this one is as nice as they get! The graphic was executed by renowned artist and illustrator F. Earl Christy. Amazing GEM MINT condition! SOLD

1907 University of Cornell Football Pillow Cover by F. Earl Christy

ITEM 13: 1907 University of Cornell Football Pillow Cover by F. Earl Christy. This gorgeous vintage football item pictures a vintage football player and his sweetheart perched upon a plump melon-style football. She holds a megaphone and waves the Cornell pennant while he admires her. The artwork was created by F. Earl Christy and it is exquisite. A wonderful item to be framed and proudly displayed in any football memorabilia collection! The condition is EX-MT! SOLD

Early 1900’s Harvard Football Pillow Cover done by F. Earl Christy

ITEM 14: Early 1900’s Harvard Football Pillow Cover done by F. Earl Christy. The offered vintage football item is just one of those incredible, eye-dazzling items! You don't have to be a Harvard alum or know anything about the game of football to appreciate the aesthetic beauty of this fine piece of artwork. This special tribute to Harvard football comes in the form of a pillow cover that measures 22"x 22". The image was created by the famous F. Earl Christy who illustrated hundreds of fine pieces relating to all subjects. A great item for the Harvard alum, Ivy League collector, or any vintage football collector! The condition is solid NR-MT to MINT! SOLD

1910’s Yale Football Plate – Mother of Men “Old Yale"

ITEM 15: 1910’s Yale Football Plate – Mother of Men “Old Yale”. This unique Yale football collectible features a large melon style football at center with the phrase Mother of Men "OLD YALE" just below. The perimeter of the 9 1/2 inch plate is accented in a brilliant Yale University blue. This awesome vintage football piece is free of any cracks or chips and grades NR-MT! Price $200





1920’s Folk Art Carving of “Staffordshire-Style”Dog with Football

ITEM 16: Offered here is a 1920’s Folk Art Carving of a “Staffordshire-Style” dog with a period football at his feet. Finding folk art pieces that are also sports pieces has always been a huge struggle, they are extremely rare! This is one of the few that we have handled in more than two decades of searching. Wood has always been a popular medium for folk art and this carver executed a wonderful piece as he tied together the football with the iconic Staffordshire-style dog. The condition is exceptional as the carving is without flaw. An outstanding piece for both the folk art collector and the antique football collector. Price $450

1920’s Brass Football Bookends

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ITEM 17: Offered here is an early pair of 1920’s Brass Football Bookends. These fine antique football bookends are very scarce, the first pair we have seen of this style. They are extremely well made with an art deco appeal and a very detailed football scene on each. Being solid brass they are very heavy and remain in gorgeous NR-MT condition! Price $300 (Had three pairs, one left!)

1922 St. John’s University Football Pennant

ITEM 18: Offered here is a 1922 St. John’s University Football Pennant. This antique football pennant recognizes football at St. Johns University. The vintage pennant is extremely well made with all of the lettering and the melon football graphic being done in sewn-on felt... it is of the highest quality. Also recognized is St. Anselm Hall which is on the St. John University campus. Just a gorgeous, multi-color and totally unique vintage football pennant that remains in solid NR-MT condition! Price $275

1920's Panorama Football Team Photograph with Native American Player

ITEM 19: This is a 1920's Panorama Football Team Photograph featuring a Native American Player on the team. The antique football photo remains in it's original frame which measures 9"x 19" and possesses wonderful eye appeal. The team is nicely posed on the gridiron with the large majority of players wearing the same friction strip style football jersey. The photo itself is crystal clear and has ideal contrast. The overall condition is solid NR-MT! Price $150

1920’s Minnesota University Football Pennant

ITEM 20: 1920’s Minnesota University Football Pennant. This gorgeous, antique football pennant features a period football graphic of a football player wearing a vintage football uniform and leather helmet along with Minnesota on a background of soft maroon felt. The football player is shown kicking a melon style football. Just a great looking pennant in solid NR-MT condition! Price $175





1930’s Yale University Football Pennant

ITEM 21: 1930’s Yale University Football Pennant. The offered vintage football pennant is a very uncommon design. Featured on a blue felt background, is a nicely detailed bulldog graphic along with a vintage football that is flying past the word Yale! Great item for the Yale University alum or the Ivy League collector. Amazing, solid NR-MT condition! Price $100

19th Century Melon Style Football Pin back Button

ITEM 20: 19th Century Melon Style Football Pin back Button. The offered item is an uncommon, vintage football collectible. This celluloid pin measures 1 1/4 inches in diameter. Inside the back of the pin is a paper manufacturer's label which identifies the maker as The Newman Manf'g. Co., Badges and Novelties from Cleveland Ohio. The pin is in amazing NR-MT condition! SOLD

 
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