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    1981-82 University of North Carolina Team Signed Basketball With Early Michael Jordan - With Rare Non Cursive "J". When it comes to Michael Jordan autographs, this is as rare as they come. This is only the fourth ball that we have seen with the "Non-cursive J," a very atypical style. The last example sold over a decade ago in a major sports auction for a "five-figure" hammer price, demonstrating the significance of early signed Jordan items with rare characteristics such as the "Non-cursive J." Most freshmen are seen and not heard, but Michael Jordan wasn't your average first-year collegiate athlete. Jordan gained his wings in 1982 when he helped Dean Smith claim his first national title. With the ballgame in the balance, Jordan drilled a mid-range jumper which helped the Tarheels cut down the nets. Signed in NM black ink by the 1981-82 NCAA champs, it includes the following keys: Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins, James Worthy and others. Ball still holds air and exhibits EX-MT quality throughout. Letter of provenance from former UNC student manager. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
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