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    Mid 1960's Mike Gaechter Game Worn Dallas Cowboys Helmet - Extremely Scarce Style! Most remembered as a widely feared defensive player in the Cowboys secondary, Mike Gaechter infuriated fans of the Green and Gold when he upended Packers wide receiver Boyd Dowler with a viscous late hit in the end zone in the third quarter of the 1966 NFL Championship Game.

    Presented here is an extremely rare "Non Outlined Star" Cowboys helmet that was worn by the Oregon alum in the mid 1960's. Surely to be a head turner in hobby circles of Cowboys game-worn collectors, the "TK5 TrueCurv" shell exhibits terrific hit marks and wear throughout, while its original facemask and 12-point suspension padding remains intact. This style logo was used only from 1964-1966, probably worn for the final time in the 1966 NFL Championship game at the Cotton Bowl. Sourced from the Green Bay Packers' Lambeau Field Hall of Fame during its renovation in the early 2000's, it displays blue Dymotape with "Gaechter" at the rear and the leather jaw pads remain. LOA from Heritage Auctions.


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