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    1956 New York Giants Game Used, Team Signed NFL Championship Football - Originally Obtained from Roosevelt Brown. With a little bit of déjà vu involved, the 1956 National Football League Championship Game was played on an icy field at Yankee Stadium, and just like the famous "Sneaker Game," of 1934 championship lore, the New York Giants opted to wear sneakers instead of traditional cleats, and that tactical move proved as a major factor in the team's 47-7 romping of the Chicago Bears.

    Offered here is a game ball used in the 1956 NFL Championship Game, and it was originally obtained from Giants legend Roosevelt Brown. Accompanied with a letter of provenance from B&E Collectibles stating its origin, the Wilson (Bert Bell) "The Duke" football exhibits heavy wear, and it is signed by an array of players from the Big Apple championship squad. Key signatures include: Vince Lombardi, Charley Conerly, Sam Huff, Emlen Tunnell, Frank Gifford, Rosy Grier, Kyle Rote and others. Autographs range between barely visible to 6/10 ink (ball point and felt tip), while the pigskin displays superbly. An extremely important artifact representing one of the most memorable championships in the historic franchise's history. LOA from B&E Collectibles. LOA from Heritage Auctions. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    November, 2015
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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