20 Pro Football Hall of Fame Autographs – Nitschke, Unitas, Marino, Taylor, Etc.
Lot 265. 20 Pro Football Hall of Fame Autographs – Nitschke, Unitas, Marino, Taylor, Etc. These autographs are on various media, which are listed. Unless otherwise indicated, the autographs, which have been authenticated by Kevin Keating, are nm-m 8 or better. Chuck Bednarik signed an 8” x 10” color photo, and Jim Taylor (personalized), a b&w photo that has been trimmed to 7.5” x 9.5” and folded twice for mailing. A tiny portion of the “J” was affected. Willie Davis, Bill Dudley and George Musso autographed Hall of Fame postcards; Dudley’s card has been trimmed to 3.5” x 3.5”. The signatures of Johnny Unitas (personalized, color 5” x 7”) and Jack Ham (b&w 5” x 8”) are on promotional photos for Starcraft vans and Macey’s, respectively. Tommy McDonald (personalized) placed his signature on a b&w 3.5” x 6.5” photo; Art Donovan, personalized ex-m 6 on a 3” x 4.75” b&w photo; Mel Hein, nm 7 on an Immortal Roll card; Ray Nitschke, a 1990 Green Bay Packer schedule, and Dan Marino, a 4” x 5.75” autograph page. Index cards 3” x 5” present the signatures of Joe DeLamielleure and Ernie Stautner. Finally, six autographs are on individual 4” x 6” cards that have a photo of the player, year of HoF enshrinement, and other information: Jimmy Johnson, Leroy Kelly, Bob St. Clair, Arnie Weinmeister (mounted signature), Randy White (mounted signature) and Kellen Winslow. Except for those signed by Nitschke, Stautner, DeLamielleure, McDonald, Ham, Unitas, Marino and Musso, the items have scrapbook residue on the back. Nine of these Hall of Fame stars are deceased - Bednarik, Dudley, Musso, Unitas, Donovan, Hein, Nitschke, Stautner and Weinmeister. Winning Bid $61.