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Turn of the Century Large Photo of Vintage Football Player

ITEM 1: Offered here is an extremely rare and exquisitely detailed Turn of the Century Large Format Photo of Individual Football Player. The image highlights a full body image of a turn of the century football player in antique football garb to include a bumble bee striped jersey with sewn on shoulder pads and quilted football pants. The original wood frame measures 12.5” x 15.5” and houses the cabinet photo which is identified with an Easton, PA studio mark. Ideal contrast and a very clean overall image make for a beautiful display piece for your antique football display. Price $250

Antique Football Stein - Turn of the Century

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ITEM 2: Here we are offering a Turn of the Century Football Stein in blue and white, which features a nicely detailed image of a full body football player. The vintage football player is wearing a lace-up vest, quilted football pants and no helmet. Very popular among the antique football collectors, these steins are difficult to find in top condition. This example grades VG-EX and is free of any chips, cracks, etc. It stands 6.5 inches tall and makes for a beautiful display piece. A great addition for the antique football collector who desires the very early pieces. Price $375





1895 Football Print - The Leading Features of a Liberal Education

ITEM 3: Here we are offering an impressive football print “The Leading Features of a Liberal Education, 1895 by Life Publishing Company. The vintage football print features a 19th century football action scene which includes several football players. All of which are sporting period football garb to include union suits, noseguards, quilted pants and lace-up football vests. The print is housed in its original wooden frame which measures approximately 16” x 21”. The condition is NR-MT! Price $350

Red Grange Signed Football Photograph

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ITEM 4: Here we offer a Red Grange Signed 8x10 Photo. The signature of Red Grange is featured on this unusual two-in-one photo. The upper image is the band spelling ILLINI on the football field. The lower image features Red Grange running against Chicago University, the game was won by Illinois 15-6. The Red Grange autograph is strong and bold, making for a very appealing display. It will look great framed! Price $225

1890's Cast Metal Football Figural

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ITEM 5: This is a 19th century football figure that has been cast in metal. Probably pot metal, but not certain. The figure depicts a full body player holding a massive, melon style football. Interestingly, the form is identical to a Heubach bisque football figure that depicts the same football player in the same pose, also wearing the same quilted pants, high collar football sweater nd grasping the same huge melon style football. There are no markings indicating a maker but it is a high quality figure with exceptional detail. A scarce antique football statue that will present well in any vintage football collection. The condition is solid EX-MT. Price $300

1893 Football Cabinet Card Photo of Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania

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ITEM 6: 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

Vintage Football Bisque Figure

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ITEM 7: 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

1889 Antique Football Figures

ITEM 8: 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

1900-10's Hand Painted Football Related Water Colors

ITEM 9: Here we are offering a pair of 1900-1910’s football related, hand painted, watercolors. The pair were clearly executed by the same hand. They are housed in matching frames, both measuring 14” x 21”. The first depicts a spirited female fan (very Gibson Girl like) holding the team pennant. The second is a nicely detailed image of a vintage football player wearing a union suit and football jersey with quilted shoulder pads. Put a splash of color into your man cave or vintage football collection with this pair of outstanding football images! The condition is EX-MT. Price $650

1910's Thomas Jefferson Football Pennant

ITEM 10: This rare 1910’s Thomas Jefferson Football Pennant is a fantastic piece. It features a beautifully detailed graphic of a vintage football player in his high collared football sweater and reeded pants. The deep blue felt is crisp and gives this piece an incredible appearance! This fine example is oversized, measuring 33 inches, and stands in NR-MT condition! Price $500

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





Brass Antique Football Bookends from the 1920's

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ITEM 12: 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. They remain in gorgeous NR-MT condition! Price $250





1910's Yale Football Pennant

ITEM 13: Here we have an Antique 1910’s Yale Football Pennant which stands among the finest of pennants dating to this era; a must have item for the avid collector! This rare piece features a graphic of a ball carrier backed by a rich blue felt background. The ball carrier is sporting a white high collared football sweater paired with brown reeded pants. Measuring 34”, this oversized pennant shines in MINT condition! Price $600

1910's Frankford High School Football Pennant

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ITEM 14: Pictured above is a 1910’s Frankford High School Football Pennant sporting sewn on felt letters. The soft red felt on this pennant provides a fantastic background for the unique graphic of a ball carrier. The ball carrier is vested in a brown lace up football jersey paired with blue reeded pants. This early pennant is oversized, measuring 33”, and stands in EX condition! Price $300

Vintage Football Trophy - 1934

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ITEM 15: This exceptional football trophy is in the form of an actual full sized vintage football. It was presented to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association in 1934. Made by the Homan Manufacturing Company, it features a black bakelite base and measures a whopping 12 inches tall and is over 10 inches wide. Vintage football trophies are extremely rare in any form. This one makes for a most impressive display piece in any antique football collection, the condition is EX-MT. Price $650

1939 College All Stars Football Program

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ITEM 16: 1939 College All Americans vs. New York Giants Football Program. This was the sixth annual ALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME which was played at Soldier Field in Chicago. The College All - Americans were against the New York Giants from the NFL. Both teams featured great name players in the contest to benefit the United Charities, the Catholic Charities and the Jewish Charities of Chicago. The large 64 page program is filled with photos and information pertaining to both teams and football in general. The cover has a great football scene and the condition is EX-MT. Price $125

1960's Pottsville Maroons 1925 Championship Reunion Cap

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ITEM 17: Offered here is an extremely rare Pottsville Maroons football collectible. The item is a 1960’s snapback cap that was given out at the players reunion for the 1925 season. The cap recognizes the Pottsville Maroons as the 1925 NFL Champions. The Pottsville Maroons are the true NFL Championship team from 1925, and they always will be! The snapback cap was made by T.I. and remains in NR-MT condition. Price $150

Turn of the Century Pewter Football Stein w/ Painted Bottom

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ITEM 18: This is a very unusual, perhaps unique, vintage football collectible. This pewter football stein dates from the 19th century and features an exquisite football scene, hand painted onto the bottom of the pewter vessel. The bottom of the stein is actually glass, upon which a reverse painting of the football scene has been painted. The scene is accurately and exquisitely detailed showing a football scrum of several players. Must see images to appreciate. An outstanding and rare piece! Price $350

1900's Harvard Football Blanket - Fatima Tobacco Premium

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ITEM 19: Here we offer a 1900’s Harvard Football, Fatima Tobacco Premium. This wonderful Harvard Football item is super rare and is a must have for your vintage football display! Featured are the Harvard University Seal, a Harvard pennant, and a period football player in all the garb - quilted pants, jersey with sewn on shoulder pads, carrying a plump melon football... This piece is huge and of exceptional quality for a premium. Probably because back in the day, in order to acquire it, you had to collect 50 or 100 regular Fatima Tobacco pack premiums and then be willing to send them in for this premium! An exceptional vintage Harvard football item... it measures 14”x 25 and is of fine quality. It will look great framed! SOLD

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

ITEM 20: 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. SOLD

1928 Antique Football Trophy

ITEM 21: Here is a wonderful 1928 Figural Football Trophy. Football trophies, along with hockey, are far and away the rarest of all team sport trophies. This particular antique football trophy features a full body figural ball carrier. The trophy is nicely detailed making it easy to identify the leather football helmet and high waist ed football pants. The engraving on the trophy reads: Charles Goodwin - varsity - Football and the date. Measuring 9 inches tall and remaining in EX-MT condition this vintage football trophy makes for a great display item. Antique football memorabilia always adds a nice touch and looks great displayed among vintage sports equipment! SOLD

Sammy Baugh Signed Football Photograph

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ITEM 22: Here we are offering an exceptional Sammy Baugh Signed Photo. The photo is an original black and white wire photo from the 1940's which features Sammy Baugh flanked by two of his Washington Redskins teammates. A very nice and clean photograph but an even better signature of Sammy Baugh. He signed in Black and the autograph is bold and beautiful! A very unique item for any vintage football collector or Washington Redskins fan! SOLD

1953 Rose Bowl Football Program - Wisconsin vs USC

ITEM 23: 1953 Rose Bowl Football Program. The offered vintage football program is from "The Granddaddy of Them All" the Rose Bowl. Given the nickname because it is the oldest of the bowls, first played in 1902. This program dates from 1953, the 39th Rose Bowl, and matched Wisconsin against USC. This was Wisconsin's first bowl game ever and the first meeting of the two football programs. The tight contest ended with USC defeating Wisconsin 7-0. The program remains in EX-MT condition. SOLD

1967 NFL Championship Program - the ICE BOWL

ITEM 24: Offered here is a 1967 NFL Championship Program from the ICE BOWL. This historic football game featured the Green Bay Packers hosting the Dallas Cowboys at Lambeau Field in the 35th NFL Championship Game. The Packers went on to win the tight battle by a score of 21-17. (Two weeks later the Packers defeated the Oakland Raiders in the second AFL-NFL Championship game which later became known as Super Bowl II) The ICE BOWL was so aptly named because the temperatures at game time were -15 F and with the wind chill factor it was -48 F. So cold that there was no pre-game or halftime band because the wood instruments froze and would not work, and the brass instruments would get stuck to the players' lips. Seven band members were hospitalized to treat hypothermia. From the heating system that failed to keep the field from freezing to referees who could not use their metal whistles and players who arrived to the game just in time because their vehicles didn't start,... it was brutal! Despite the conditions this program was held on to by the man who owned this program and attended the game. He reiterated much of the story to me personally. With the incredible cold, probably not many fans were concerned with their program but he was and now it can be yours! It remains in EX-MT condition free of rips, tears, and missing pages. SOLD

Antique Football Candy Container - Turn of the Century

ITEM 25: Offered here is an extremely rare and exquisitely detailed Football Candy Container that dates to the turn of the century. A very well made piece standing 9.5 inches tall, it was executed with great attention to detail. From the quilted pants and high collar sweater - jersey to the period rain cap style helmet, the maker was on point. It appears that the left hand was originally holding something, most likely an early melon style football. Not sure of the composition but I think it is bisque. We have seen this piece only a few times in the past 24 years, very rare and very popular among the antique football collectors. SOLD

 
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