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    1961 Green Bay Packers NFL Championship Ring Presented to Offensive Line Coach. UPDATE: After further research of the "Josten" stamp with the copyright "C", it has been determined that this is a "replacement" ring, most likely ordered by Bill Austin.

    Important relic recalls the first trip to the NFL mountain top for Titletown under legendary coach Vince Lombardi, whose name now adorns the sport's most coveted trophy. This particular ring was issued to offensive line coach Bill Austin, commander of a squadron of legends that included Jerry Kramer, Forrest Greg and Fuzzy Thurston this historic season. The Packers would humiliate the New York Giants in a frigid NFL Championship game on New Year's Eve, posting a thirty-seven to zero shutout of Lombardi's former team.

    A genuine fifty (50) point diamond is set into a football-shaped green stone on the ring face, with "1961 Green Bay Packers World Champs" standing in raised text at the edges. Left shank reports the blowout Championship game result over "NFL" text. Right shank features a figural ball carrier and the original recipient's surname. Interior band is stamped "Josten 14K" and measures to size thirteen (13). Pristine condition. Original purchase LOA.


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    November, 2015
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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