New York Jets Collectibles And Memorabilia

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New York Jets Collectibles And Memorabilia are items relating to the professional American football team "headquartered" in Florham Park, New Jersey.

 

Brief history/biography

The New York Jets were originally founded in 1959 as the Titans of New York until they changed their name to the New York Jets in 1963, and their team colors are green and white.

The New York Jets have won one AFL Championship in 1968, one AFL-NFL Super Bowl Championship in 1968, and four Division Championships in 1968, 1969, 1998 and 2002.

Types of New York Jets collectibles and memorabilia

Jerseys

Fusco Auctions in Willoughby, Ohio sold a 1969 New York Jets jersey which was signed by Joe Namath, Sauer, Turner, Baker, Schmidt, Sample, Baird, Elliot, Rasmussen and many more for $500 in April of 2006.

The NFL sold Chad Pennington's game-used 2004 New York Jets jersey for $3,400 in February of 2005.

Seized Assets Auctioneers in Westlake Village, California sold Joe Namath's signed New York Jets helmet for $575 in May of 2009, and Brett Favre's signed New York Jets jersey for $800 in July of 2011.

Grey Flannel Auctions in Westhampton, New York sold Mark Gastineau's game-used New York Jets jersey (circa 1980s) for $2,118 in September of 2006.

Helmets

EAC Gallery in Mineola, New York sold a New York Jets helmet which was signed by 27 different Jets players with jersey numbers such as Namath, Snell, Boozer, Philbin, Maynard, Elliot, Mathis, Sauer, Sample, Hill, Herman, Baker, Rochester and many more for $500 in March of 2006, as well as another New York Jets helmet which was signed by the same 27 Jets players for $560 in October of 2006.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold Don Maynard's game-used New York Jets helmet (circa late 1960s/early 1970s) for $3,500 in November of 2011.

The NFL sold a 1969 New York Jets helmet which was signed by 26 different players for $1,200 in February of 2006.

Universal Rarities, LLC in Corona, California sold a 1969 New York Jets helmet which was signed by 25 different players for $700 in September of 2007.

Footballs

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a football which was used in a New York Jets vs. Boston Patriots football game in 1966 for $800 in November of 2011.

Rings

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold Joe Namath's New York Jets 1969 Superbowl III "Balfour" Salesman's Sample Ring for $8,500 in November of 2011.

Artwork

EAC Gallery in Mineola, New York sold 3-D art depicting the New York Jets in the midst of a football match in their home stadium, (appropriately titled "New York Jets") by artist Charles Fazzino for $550 in March of 2006.

Guide for collectors

Memorabilia that was once owned, signed or used by Joe Namath (who played for the team from 1965 to 1976), Don Maynard (who played for the team from 1963 to 1972), Mark Gastineau (who played for the team from 1979 to 1988), and Brett Favre (who played for the team in 2008) is considered to be the most valuable.

Restoration of a New York Jets football, helmet, jersey, uniform or Championship ring is not recommended.

For more information regarding where to find New York Jets memorabilia, visit the New York Jets' official website.

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