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    One of the most dominant victories in Super Bowl history

    1987-88 Washington Redskins Super Bowl XXII Championship Ring Presented to Tight End Terry Orr. It's a Super Bowl best remembered as the first NFL Championship game in history to boast an African-American starting quarterback, an opportunity that Doug Williams did not waste. The long-suffering former signal caller for the lowly Tampa Bay Buccaneers recovered from a ten-point first quarter deficit to pass for four second-quarter touchdowns, three for fifty yards or more, and a fifth on the ground to stun the Denver Broncos. The 'skins would add one more touchdown in the second half to record forty-two unanswered points and complete the blow-out underdog victory.

    Presented is the Championship ring issued to tight end Terry Orr for the second of three franchise Super Bowl victories. A total of 140 points of diamonds form a figural football and a pair of Lombardi Trophies on the ring face, sandwiched between rows of red rubies and raised text announcing, "Washington Redskins, World Champions 1987." Left shank provides the logo and final score of Super Bowl XXII and "Hail to the Redskins" text. Right shank holds the attribution to original owner, "Orr 87," with a Redskins helmet in profile.

    Interior band is stamped, "Tiffany & Co. 10K" and measures to a size fourteen (14). Total weight is fifty grams (50g.). Proud wear is evident, but the ring still presents very well and is housed in its original Tiffany & Co. packaging. Included is a letter of sale from the Washington-area pawn shop that sold the ring to our consignor.


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    February, 2016
    20th-21st Saturday-Sunday
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