2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl XXXVII Championship R...
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Description2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl XXXVII Championship Ring Presented to Coach Johnny Parker. Who's laughing now? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers served as the Rodney Dangerfield of the NFL for the first quarter century of the franchise's existence, but glory finally came knocking in 2002, and the Bucs planted their Jolly Roger at the top of the mountain.
Affectionately known as the Yucaneers for their hideous color scheme and equally bad brand of football, the entire organization changed in the 1990's with the hiring of Tony Dungy along with some excellent draft classes. The likes of Warren Sapp, Derrick Brooks, Ronde Barber, Keyshawn Johnson and Mike Alstott combined forces as the Buccaneers became the class of the NFL. They steamrolled over the Raiders in the Gruden Bowl. This size 11.5 ring was presented to strength and conditioning coach Johnny Parker. We searched the archives and this is one of the few Super Bowl "A" version rings to reach the auction block.
A constellation of diamonds forms a figural football and Lombardi Trophy on the ring face, sandwiched between raised text trumpeting, "Tampa Bay Buccaneers World Champions." Left shank provides the final score and logo of Super Bowl XXXVII above an NFL crest. Right shank offers the name of the recipient and the year of glory with Buccaneer imagery. Interior band is stamped, "Tiffany & Co. .585," indicating fourteen-karat gold construction and "Johnny Parker" in cursive. Weight is a robust fifty-six grams (56g.). A black velvet box is included.
Guide Value or Estimate: $50,000 - up.
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