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    1921 Walter Camp "All-American" Pocket Watch Presented to Ernie Vick. One of the first two-sport stars, Ernie Vick played MLB with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1922-26 and pro football with the Panthers, Bears, and Wolverines of the NFL from 1925-28. During his tenure at the University of Michigan, he earned Walter Camp First Team All-American honors as a center on head coach Fielding Yost's 1921 squad, which outscored its opponents 187-21.

    Here we present the pocket watch Vick was awarded upon his selection to that All-American team. The "Gruen Verithin" timepiece with "Precision" sub-dial displays a raised profile image of Yost on the watch case lid, surrounded by "All American, Yost, U. of M." engraving. When the lid is opened, it reveals an additional inscription on the watch case: "Henry Ernie Vick, Camp's All American 1921, Univ. of Michigan, Centre." Moderate wear to the crystal and dial. The lid and watch case are beautiful. In working order. Accompanying chain may not be original.


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