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    1978 Super Bowl XII Program Cover Original Artwork. We've checked our auction database, made some phone calls, thumbed through old catalogs and we feel pretty confident in asserting that this is the first auction offering of original cover art for a Super Bowl program. It's a pretty great one to earn that distinction too, created by noted sports artist Donald Moss whose credits range from Esquire and Collier's to cover work for Sports Illustrated. Here he capitalizes upon the unique, spicy flavor of the city of New Orleans, where the Dallas Cowboys would successfully break the bucking Denver Broncos by a tally of twenty-seven to ten. The masterfully rendered painting on artist's board measures 17x23", with a simple matting and framing job extending the final dimensions to 22x28". Eagle-eyed observers will note that the clouds have been altered in the final stages of production, but there are otherwise no modifications. A small stain just below the tip of the Lombardi Trophy football is noted for the sake of full disclosure, but will only be noticeable upon the closest of inspection. The painting is otherwise free of any flaws. Third party shipping required.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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