The goal line is accessible with this lot of (20) collectibles. The hard-hitting keepsakes include autographs that average (“9") quality and well-preserved game day publications. Highlights include: Signed Mini-Helmets (10) with Alworth, Atkins, Groza, J. Johnson, Moore, Perry and Willis; Signed Flats (5) including Motley, Nash, Riggins, Trippi and Willis; Publications (5) with stadium-issued programs from 1938 (Detroit at Green Bay, GD); 1950 (Detroit at Cleveland, VG); and championship guides from 1965 (AFL championship, EX), 1988 and 2007. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentications.
Lance Alworth San Diego Chargers (1967-1973 style), inscribed "HOF '78 - Bambi - #19"
Doug Atkins New Orleans Saints, inscribed "H.O.F. 1982 - #81"
Lou Groza (d.2000) Cleveland Browns, inscribed "The Toe"
Jimmie Johnson San Francisco 49ers (1962-1963 style), inscribed "H.O.F. 94"
Lenny Moore Baltimore Colts, inscribed "HOF 75"
Joe Perry San Francisco 49ers (1962-1963 style), inscribed "HOF '69"
Bill Willis (d.2007) Cleveland Browns, inscribed "HOF '77"
Green Bay Packers signed by Herb Adderly (inscribed "HOF 80" and Willie Wood (inscribed "HOF 89"
New York Giants signed by Frank Gifford and Sam Huff (inscribed "HOF 1982")
San Francisco 49ers signed by Leo Nomellini (d.2000, inscribed "Hall of Fame 1969") and Bob St. Clair (inscribed H.O.F. 1990")
Marion Motley (d.1999) 8x10 black-and-white print signed in blue Sharpie ("10")
Bob Nash (d.1977) signed index card
John Riggins signed 1992 "Goal Line Art" card, inscribed "HOF 92"
Charley Trippi 8x10 color print signed in blue Sharpie ("10") and inscribed "HOF 68"
Bill Willis (d.2007) signed 8x10 black-and-white print, inscribed "HOF '77"
Publications (not signed)
1938 Detroit at Green Bay issued for the October 9 contest, the 24-page guide shows (GD) quality with (2) hole punchings along the spine (from previous insertion into a binder) and a few tears on the interior pages
1950 Detroit at Cleveland a 20-page guide (VG) issued for the August 25 "Rubber Bowl"
1965 AFL Championship Program a 56-page publication with colorful covers and all pages intact; includes images of the title game combatants from San Diego and Buffalo; guide presents at the (EX) plateau
Super Bowl XXII Program 192-page publication from the Washington vs. Denver tilt at San Diego's jack Murphy Stadium (January 31, 1988); cover presents as (VG-EX) with interior pages much nicer
Super Bowl XLI Program a (NM-MT) 288-page guide issued in South Florida for the February 4, 2007 Colts-Bears title contest