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Lot # 722 (of 873)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1960 Baltimore Colts Team-Signed Football and Unitas Payroll Check

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $1,265.00

Thirty-five members of the 1960 Baltimore Colts have signed this white Spalding "John Unitas" ball in blue ink. The signatures grade a "9" overall. Includes: Unitas, Berry, Parker, Moore, Marchetti, Donovan, Welch, "Big Daddy" Lipscomb, Richardson, Sample, Plunkett, Nelson, Braase, Brown, Davis, DeCarlo, Taseff, Joyce, Pellington, Boyd, Simpson, Kovac, Pyle, Sandusky, Spinney, Shields, Preas, Z. Smith, Mutscheller, Ameche, Nutter, Szymanski, Shinnick, Pricer, and Myhra. This team featured six Hall of Fame members. The ball itself is in Excellent condition. Also included an original Baltimore Colts payroll check dated "12/20/61" in the amount of $8,750 payable to star quarterback "John Unitas." The reverse has been signed "John Unitas" but this endorsement has actually been provided by Mrs. Unitas. Still, this is a fascinating and extremely rare original payroll check payable to Unitas, the Colts' greatest legend (Vg-Ex with 3 fold lines). LOAs from Mike Gutierrez/GAI and James Spence & Steve Grad/PSA DNA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$600. SOLD FOR $1,265.00

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