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    1939 Bill Hewitt and Bert Bell Signed Check. In the football autograph collecting community, few exemplars possess the same amount of desirability as a signature from the legendary Bill Hewitt. Probably remembered most for his refusal to wear a helmet (he was the last NFL player not to wear one), Hewitt endorsed the back of this $200 game payroll check that was also signed by fellow Hall of Famer and Philadelphia Eagles co-founder Bert Bell. Signed by each in NM-MT ink, This 3x8" check has a vertical crease through center, and it has been slabbed as "Authentic" by Beckett/JSA. Extremely rare and significant piece from the former Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles player, who died in a car crash in 1947. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA.


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