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    1960 Boston Patriots Stock Certificate & Ephemera Lot. Less than a year after Billy Sullivan was awarded the eighth (and last) American Football League franchise, a fan named John Salinger would purchase this stock certificate, good for 100 shares. Dated Aug. 8th, 1960, this colorful certificate features the Patriot logo and has been punch-canceled. Vertical folds are neat and non-distracting, with no other flaws of note. Along with the certificate and original manilla envelope comes a letter to the stockholder from Sullivan, noting they were sending two tickets to every stockholder for the final game of the 1960 season against Houston. Another letter is enclosed in which John Fitzgerald responds to Salinger about the status of 1961 tickets. Also included is a 1960 Boston Patriots pocket schedule which, as the first schedule for the team, is by far the most desirable of any Boston/New England Patriots schedules. This schedule is simple in design but rates a rare Near Mint.

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