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    1985-86 George Halas Chicago Bears Super Bowl XX Championship Salesman's Sample Ring, With Original Wood Box.

    UPDATE: Please note that the ring has been tested as gold-plated silver.


    While the status of "greatest baseball team ever" is all but universally assigned to the 1927 New York Yankees, the debate over a corresponding gridiron honoree tends to narrow the field to two before devolving into a shouting match with little hope of resolution. For more than a decade following the undefeated season of the 1972 Miami Dolphins, there was little question but that supremacy belonged to south Florida, but when all the pieces fell into place at Soldier Field during the 1985 NFL season, the 'fins suddenly encountered a challenger for the throne.

    If charisma figured into the metrics, the '85 Bears would be the clear victor, helmed by a brash Jim McMahon at quarterback who wore his emotions on his sleeve, and on his ever-present headband. With an iconic Hall of Fame running back nicknamed "Sweetness" and a massive defensive lineman called "The Refrigerator," the Bears dazzled as they dominated, cementing a place in popular culture with a charmingly amateurish and irreverent rap video entitled "The Super Bowl Shuffle."

    Presented here is an impressive Chicago Bears Super Bowl XX gold-plated silver salesman's sample ring, which is accompanied by its original wood presentation box. Measuring at "[size] 12", it features an array of faux diamonds on the top, it has "Halas" noted on one of the shanks. In addition, the interior band is properly stamped "Property of Jostens Not for Resale 3983-23". NM-MT quality exhibited throughout.


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    May, 2016
    12th-14th Thursday-Saturday
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