Cincinnati Bengals Collectibles And Memorabilia
Cincinnati Bengals Collectibles And Memorabilia are items relating to the professional American football team based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The team was founded in 1966 and were assigned to the AFC when the AFL and the NFL merged after the 1969 season.
The team colors are black, orange and white.
The Cincinnati Bengals haven't won any League Championships to date, however, the team did win two Conference Championships in 1981 and 1988, seven Division Championships in 1970, 1973, 1981, 1998, 1990, 2005 and 2009, and have appeared in the Playoffs ten different times in 1970, 1973, 1975, 1981, 1982, 1988, 1990, 2005, 2009 and 2011.
Some of the most notable players who once played for the Cincinnati Bengals include Ken Anderson (who played for the team from 1971 to 1986), Isaac Curtis (from 1973 to 1984), Carson Palmer (from 2003 to 2011), Boomer Esiason (from 1984 to 1992 and 1997) and Anthony Muñoz from 1980 to 1992).
Types of Cincinnati Bengals collectibles and memorabilia
Empire Estates & Auctions LLC in Scottsdale, Arizona sold Boomer Esiason's signed Cincinnati Bengals' jersey for $100 in March of 2011.
Universal Rarities, LLC in Corona, California sold a Cincinnati Bengals mini-helmet which was also signed by Carson Palmer for $50 in September of 2007.
Grey Flannel Auctions in Westhampton, New York sold the game-used Super Bowl XXIII football which was used during the San Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals game in Miami, Florida on January 22nd, 1989 for $950 in September of 2006.
EAC Gallery in Mineola, New York sold the special edition leather Pete Rozelle Wilson Super Bowl XXII football which was used in the Super Bowl game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Cincinnati Bengals in Miami, Florida on January 22nd, 1989 and also signed by Jerry Rice for $120 in August of 2005.
Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a Green Bay Packers vs. Cincinnati Bengals football game ticket (circa September 20th, 1992) a game which is said to be Brett Favre's "first victory" for $350 in April of 2010.
Rich Penn Auctions in Waterloo, Iowa sold a neon Budweiser sign (27"H x 32"W) which also featured the Cincinnati Bengals' logo for $170 in November of 2011.
Premier Auction Galleries in Chardon, Ohio sold a Cincinnati Bengals NFL bobble head (circa 1968 to 1970) for $35 in August of 2009.
Guide for collectors
Memorabilia that was once signed by Boomer Esiason (who played for the team from 1984 to 1992 and 1997), Ken Anderson (from 1971 to 1986), Carson Palmer (from 2003 to 2011), Isaac Curtis (from 1973 to 1984), and Anthony Muñoz (from 1980 to 1992) is considered to be the most expensive.
Cincinnati Bengals memorabilia that dates back to the 1960s or 1970s is considered to be more rare and valuable than Cincinnati Bengals memorabilia from the 1980s to present.
Restoration of a Cincinnati Bengals' jersey, helmet, uniform, football, toy, sign, program, Championship coin or Championship ring is not recommended.
For more information regarding where to find Cincinnati Bengals' memorabilia, visit the Cincinnati Bengals' official website, the NFL shop or Football Fanatics.