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    1959 Baltimore Colts NFL Championship Pendant. A rematch of the 1958 NFL Championship, considered by many football historians as the greatest game ever played, the result of this meeting was the same, yet far more decisive. Down by a score of nine to seven entering the fourth quarter, the Colts exploded for twenty-four unanswered points before surrendering a single, meaningless touchdown to the Giants to complete the thirty-one to sixteen scoring. Presented here is a pendant celebrating that victory in the twenty-seventh annual NFL Championship game. Our consignor insists it was presented to her mother by Johnny Unitas himself, though we have no documentation to support this contention. Constructed of gold-colored metal, the little bauble measures just over half an inch wide and three-quarters of an inch tall, with a faux diamond set in the face. "Baltimore Colts World Champions" rings the perimeter. The Colts' logo is on reverse, with date and score of the game noted upon the horseshoe imagery. Flawless condition. A rare and attractive keepsake from a golden age in NFL competition. Guide Value or Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500.

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