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    1982-87 National Football Players Association Strike Signs (5), Jersey, etc. Exceedingly rare lot from a gloomy time in NFL history. It was the 63rd and 68th regular seasons of the National Football League, the 1982 57-day players strike reduced the 16-game season to an abbreviated nine game schedule, and a 24-day players' strike in 1987 reduced the 16-game season to 15.

    Offered here are the following original artifacts focusing on the 1982 and 1987 strikes, in addition to various NFL Players Association pieces: five 22x28" picket line player signs (all different variations, averaging moderate wear throughout); 1982 Bill Simpson No. 42 blue NFLPA All-Star game jersey (screened-on identifiers and "Jonquill Sand Knit [size] 46 tagging - one of very few known to exist from these games); NFLPA "Spalding" football; mid-1980's; 1970's 10 karat gold NFLPA cuff links; dozens of pins, badges, charms, 1987 strike bumper stickers and more from NFLPA staffer. Superb collection from two of the most unusual seasons in league history.


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    October, 2012
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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