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    Mid to Late 1970's Philadelphia Eagles Game Worn Helmet - Possibly Worn by Vince Papale. The inspiration for Disney's "Invincible," Vince Papale joined the Philadelphia Eagles in 1976 at the age of 30, as he became the oldest rookie in the history of the NFL to play without the benefit of college football experience.

    Offered here is an original Eagles Riddell helmet, and it was possibly worn by the remarkable Pennsylvania native who caught one interception and recovered two fumbles during his three-year NFL career. Marked "83" twice in the interior in black ink, the shell is dated to 1975, while its clips and facemask were added at a later date. Exhibiting nice wear throughout, it features 12-point suspension padding in the interior, it is also marked "34" inside, which suggests it was worn by multiple players. LOA from Heritage Auctions.


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    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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