Seven vintage Notre Dame collectibles are featured, with a distinct Knute Rockne flavor. Highlights include a 1931 book Knute Rockne: Man Builder; a framed lithograph and an original 1930 black and white photograph. For a complete, detailed list of this lot, please visit our website.
Among the nation's most renowned institutions, the University of Notre Dame is celebrated in this lot of attractive and vintage keepsakes. Includes:
Knute Rockne Framed Lithograph framed to dimensions of 28 x 25-1/4" with cream-colored matting, artist J.R. Wainwright's rendition of a snow-covered Notre Dame campus and cathedral is accented by faded likenesses of legendary mentor Rockne and former President Theodore Hesburg.
Knute Rockne: Man Builder a 335-page 1931 hardcover book (Grosset & Dunlap, New York).
1930 Original Football Photograph a 9-7/8 x 8-1/8" black-and-white photo of Knute Rockne and Jack Connor seated with players at the final day of spring football practices in 1930. Photo has crisp imagery and a few creases, most of which are confined to the white border.
1930s Knute Rockne Pinback a 1-1/4"-diameter celluloid pin with a black-and-white likeness of Rockne and surrounding "We Mourn Our Loss - Knute Rockne" text. Pinback is intact and accompanied by blue-and-gold ribbons and a football hanger.
Also included is a vintage patch and (2) 1930s football dolls.