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    1996 Bruce Smith Game Worn & Signed AFC Pro Bowl Jersey. Bruce Smith's football resume is jaw dropping: Eleven Pro Bowl selections, four AFC Defensive Player of the Year nods, two NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards, election to the 80's and 90's All-Decade Teams and 100th Anniversary All-Time Team, plus residency in both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame.

    Smith's 1996 AFC Pro Bowl jersey offered here is a stunning red and white mesh with "78" (front, back, and shoulders), "Smith" (verso, no nameplate), and stars (front, back, left sleeve) all sewn-on in patriotic red/white/blue tackle twill. A colorful array of patches for the Pro Bowl, AFC, NFL, and Wilson really make the jersey pop even more. Tagging includes a Wilson "Prestige" manufacturer's label and a size "48" flap tag in the tail. Also, the jersey exhibits appropriate game use and is signed "Bruce Smith 78" on the back "7" in 9/10 vintage black sharpie.

    With the strong and faithful segment of Bills collectors in the hobby and the dearth of premium exemplars from the 1990-93 Super Bowl era, spirited bidding on this lot should be expected.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $4,000 - up.

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