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    University of Southern California Football Memorabilia, ca. 1962

    Appraised Value:

    $5,000

    Appraised on: July 11, 2009

    Appraised in: Madison, Wisconsin

    Appraised by: Mike Gutierrez

    Category: Collectibles

    Episode Info: Madison, Hour 3 (#1409)

    Originally Aired: March 1, 2010

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    Form: Memorabilia, Football, Autograph, Watch, Ring
    Material: Leather, Metal, Stone
    Period / Style: 20th Century
    Value Range: $5,000

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    Appraisal Video: (1:53)

    appraiser

    Appraised By:

    Mike Gutierrez
    Collectibles, Sports Memorabilia
    Consignment Director
    Heritage Auctions

    Appraisal Transcript:
    GUEST: This is actually from my grandfather. I inherited it from him, Charles Hall. And he was the coach for U.S.C. in 1962. My grandfather is right there, next to Coach McKay.

    APPRAISER: Was he a field coach?

    GUEST: He was a defensive backfield coach.

    APPRAISER: And it's neat because the game was between U.S.C. and Wisconsin. The material is from 1962. U.S.C., who has a rich background in football, one of the greatest football schools in the history of collegiate football. The ball is autographed by many members of the team, including the coach, John McKay. And on three other full panels here, we have other players. We also have the watch. It's usual for the time period in that it's not an expensive watch, but it does have the logo and it does have the U.S.C. Rose Bowl name on it, and from the year.

    GUEST: Yes.

    APPRAISER: Also, the championship ring. The jewels in there are quite small. Now, this is typical from the early '60s. When you get into the championship rings from the late '70s all the way through to now, you're looking at really gaudy, big jewelry, and the value of these rings are quite a lot more than they are from back then.

    GUEST: I see.

    APPRAISER: How have you kept this in such fine condition?

    GUEST: The football itself has been in a case, keep it out of the sun. The watch and the ring have been in a safety deposit box. This photo is actually an enlargement of the original photo, and I have the original just in a bag, along with some other souvenirs. You know, it's something I bring out occasionally.

    APPRAISER: I would insure the whole collection for about $5,000.

    GUEST: Wow. All right.



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