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    1997 Florida Marlins World Championship Prototype Ring. History was made twice in October of 1997, when the Marlins became both the youngest expansion franchise (fifth season of existence) and the first Wild Card team to win the World Series. This Jostens prototype ring (size 12) was used as one of the potential designs for the championship ring. A letter of provenance from longtime dealer Scott Welkowsky mentions the Marlins didn't use Jostens but, rather, opted for first-time championship ring creator Masters of Design. "World Champions" surrounds the outside while diamonds fill the face and team initial. Left shank announces "5th Season" with another logo marlin. A miniature World Series trophy design dominates the right shank, with "Marlins, One Heartbeat" text. "10k" and a maker's mark are stamped inside. Weight is thirty-six grams (36g.). Letter of provenance from Scott Welkowsky.

    Ring has 135 points of diamonds in top design.


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