Lot #8461
1940s-1970s Pro Football Ticket and Press Pass Collection (31)

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Estimate: $300+

Description

Over 30 items ranging from the early days of the NFL to some 1970s games, including a "Pass Out" ticket to the 1941 NFL Championship game played at Wrigley Field, won by the Chicago Bears 37-9 over the New York Giants. Many items derive from the Mel Allen Estate, including all the early Press Passes and Radio Booth items.

Includes:

NFL Games - 1941 NFL Championship game pass (given out at half time by ushers for re-admittance), 9/24/33 NY Giants at Portsmouth Spartans - Universal Stadium, OH (GD, paper on reverse, crease), 12/2/34 Giants at Eagles (NM), 8/29/46 Rams at Eagles Benefit Roosevelt Stadium NJ (EX), 12/7/47 Yankees at Dodgers - Ebbets Field - FULL TICKET (EX), 12/12/48 Lions at Eagles (EX/MT), 11/27/49 Redskins at Giants - Polo Grounds (EX), 9/13/52 Rams at Eagles (VG - tab loose but intact), 8/17/55 Redskins at Rams Charity Benefit (EX, tab loose but intact), 10/19/58 49ers at Eagles (EX), 9/25/60 Browns at Eagles (VG/EX), 11/11/62 Packers at Eagles (EX), 10/14/73 Redskins at Giants (EX), 7/28/73 Patriots vs 49ers - Hall of Fame Game - Canton OH FULL TICKET 9 EX), 12/9/72 Dolphins at Colts (2, both EX), 12/12/76 Seahawks at Eagles - 1st season Seattle (VG).

AFL Game - 10/4/64 Oilers at Chiefs FULL TICKET (EX).

CFL Game - 9/14/58 Hamilton vs Ottawa - BENEFIT in Philadelphia FULL TICKET (EX).

NFL College All Star - 1) 8/14/53 vs. Detroit Lions (VG). 2) 7/28/74 - vs. Dolphins (EX).

USFL - 2 tickets w/1983 Championship Game Full ticket (EX/MT).

MEL ALLEN ESTATE (ALL Radio TV Booth unless noted - ALL EX) - 1) 10/12/52 Chicago Cardinals at Redskins 2) 10/26/52 Browns at Redskins. 3) 11/16/52 49ers at Redskins. 4) 11/30/52 Browns at Redskins. 5) 11/15/53 Bears at Redskins. 6) 12/6/53 Eagles at Redskins. 7) 10/19/52 Redskins at Steelers STUB - Forbes Field (GD).

MORE - (all Mel Allen Estate) - 1) 1949 Green Bay Packers Dressing Room Pass - Polo Grounds (EX/MT). 2) 10/7/49 Green Bay at New York Bulldogs PRESS PASS - (EX/MT). 3) 1967 New York Giants DRESSING ROOM pass (EX/MT).

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Sports
  • Dates: #542 - Ended February 21, 2019