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    Circa 1969 Joe Namath Game Worn, Signed Cleats - With Great Provenance! And we thought Joe Namath visiting Bobby on the "Brady Bunch" due to an illness was just a fantasy. Circa 1969, the consignor's fiance broke his leg playing football as a 10 year old. When he was in the hospital with a cast, a family friend who was a television personality that knew Joe Namath asked him for a gift for this little boy. He presented the boy with these "[size] 10" Puma cleats. Exhibiting heavy wear, with plenty of dirt still on the Jet-green bottoms, they have been covered in white athletic tape to portray Namath's typical white shoes. Namath was one of the first players to use white shoes, and these black examples were probably worn before Puma produced white football cleats. Signed and inscribed "Joe Willie Namath, To: Marshall Best Wishes for a Speedy Recovery," in vintage black felt-tip ink. The cleats have since broke from metal screws on the bottom. Letter of provenance from the consignor. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    February, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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