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    Mid-1980's Marcus Allen Los Angeles Raiders Game Worn Helmet. We can only imagine how many over-powering, short-yardage touchdown runs this solid silver and black "Riddell" shell was a part of. Obtained by the family of the former owner of "Global Van Lines," who became a notable acquaintance with some of the Raiders players and front office personnel during and after the team's move from Oakland to Los Angeles, this impeccable helmet was worn by superstar running back Marcus Allen during the early part of his career with the highly-collected West Coast squad. Caked with hit marks and impressive gashes from action-packed game play, this piece presents well-worn team logo decals on each side. In addition, "32" rear numerals in the proper font are properly positioned, while its facemask was added by the team after the shell was put to use by Allen. Also added "after the fact," are leather jaw pads, but the original chinstrap is still present, while the interior "[size] 7/3/8" sticker is affixed. The proper "ACE 1" interior padding is still present. In addition, a scent of nicotine, which suggest the helmet was once displayed in a bar or smoker's home is noted, for the sake if full disclosure. Unquestionably, one of the nicest mid-1980's shells ever offered representing the Heisman Trophy winner and Pro Football Hall of Famer. LOA from Heritage Auctions. LOA from family of former owner of Global Van Lines.

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    November, 2010
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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