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    1935 Philadelphia Eagles Original Stock Certificate - Signed By Bert Bell. After the Frankfort Yellow Jackets went bankrupt and ceased operations half-way through the 1931 season, the city of Philadelphia was left without a professional football team. However, two years later Bert Bell and Lud Wrap paid the NFL's $2,500 entry fee and shortly after, the Philadelphia Eagles were born. Offered here is an original Philadelphia Football Club Inc. stock certificate, which was purchased by the team founder, owner and coach Bert Bell for 100 shares (only 9,600 shares in all existed). Issued December 1, 1935, this 9.5x12.25" piece exhibits moderate wear and has been signed "De Benneville Bell" in bold black fountain pen ink by the eventual league commissioner. Typical vertical folds are shown throughout of this extremely rare and historical piece from the Eagles' infancy. Auction LOA from JSA.

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    May, 2011
    8th Sunday
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