Green Bay Packers Collectibles And Memorabilia

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Green Bay Packers Collectibles And Memorabilia are items relating to the professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Brief history/biography

The team is the third-oldest franchise in the NFL, and were originally founded in 1919. The team colors are dark green and gold.

The Green Bay Packers have won 13 league championships, which is more than any other team in the NFL, as well as nine NFL championship (before the "Super Bowl era") and four Super Bowls in 1967, 1968, 1997 and 2011.

Types of Green Bay Packers collectibles and memorabilia

Jerseys

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold:

  • Don Hutson's game-used Green Bay Packers jersey for $67,500 in August of 2011.
  • Paul Hornung's game-used 1954-1955 Green Bay Packers jersey for $22,000 in April of 2010.
  • Max McGee's game-used 1965-1966 Green Bay Packers jersey for $7,500 in November of 2011.

Helmets

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold Frederick "Fuzzy" Thurston's game-used Green Bay Packers helmet (circa 1965-1967) for $5,500 in November of 2011.

Championship Rings

Sotheby's in New York sold:

  • Lew Anderson's 1968 Green Bay Packers Super Bowl II 14K gold and diamond Championship ring for $21,250 in April of 2008.
  • Lew Anderson's 1962 Green Bay Packers 14K gold and diamond Championship ring for $13,750 in April of 2008.
  • Lew Anderson's 1965 Green Bay Packers 10K gold and diamond Championship ring for $9,375 in April of 2008.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold:

  • Frederick "Fuzzy" Thurston's 1967 Green Bay Packers Super Bowl Championship Ring for $42,500 in August of 2011.
  • Bernardo Harris' 1997 Green Bay Packers NFC Championship Player's Ring for $10,000 in April of 2010.
  • Bart Starr's 1968 Super Bowl II Green Bay Packers "Jostens" Salesman's Sample Ring for $8,500 in November of 2011.
  • Vince Lombardi's 1965 Green Bay Packers Championship Ring for $6,500 in November of 2011.

Footballs

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold:

  • A football which was signed by the entire 1936 Green Bay Packers team to commemorate their first victory season for $14,000 in November of 2011.
  • A football which was signed by the entire 1937-1938 Green Bay Packers team for $17,000 in August of 2011.

Sotheby's in New York sold a football which was signed by the entire 1966 Super Bowl Championship Green Bay Packers team for $11,400 in December of 2005.

Accessories

Sotheby's in New York sold Lew Anderson's 1966 Green Bay Packers Super Bowl 10K gold cuff links for $6,250 in April of 2008.

Photographs

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a signed panoramic photograph of the entire Green Bay Packers team from their first Championship season (circa 1929) for $14,000 in April of 2010.

Books

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a first edition copy of Arch Ward's The Green Bay Packers book which was also signed by 54 different Green Bay Packers players for $8,800 in August of 2011.

Guide for collectors

First edition copies of Arch Ward's The Green Bay Packers are considered to be "highly collectible," especially if the copy was signed by one or more Green Bay Packers players and/or the author.

Green Bay Packers memorabilia which dates back to before the 1980s is considered to be more rare than Green Bay Packers Memorabilia from the 1980s to present.

Restoration of a Green Bay Packers football, jersey, helmet, Championship ring, Championship coin or uniform is not recommended.

For more information regarding where to find Green Bay Packers memorabilia, visit the Green Bay Packers' official website, the NFL Shop, Football Fanatics, or Packer City Antiques.

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