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    1958 Signed Baltimore Colts Football

    Appraised Value:

    $1,500 - $2,000

    Appraised on: June 18, 2011

    Appraised in: El Paso, Texas

    Appraised by: Jasmani Francis

    Category: Sports Memorabilia

    Episode Info: El Paso, Hour 2 (#1611)

    Originally Aired: April 2, 2012

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    Form: Football
    Period / Style: 20th Century
    Value Range: $1,500 - $2,000

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    Appraised By:

    Jasmani Francis
    Sports Memorabilia

    RR Auction

    Appraisal Transcript:
    GUEST: I brought a signature autographed football from the 1958 Baltimore Colts championship team.

    APPRAISER: And who gave this ball to you?

    GUEST: My cousin Raymond Berry. Raymond Berry, Hall-of-Fame wide receiver, fast became the target of Johnny Unitas.

    APPRAISER: The '58 team was special because that was their first championship. That NFL championship is now widely known as the best game ever played. It was an overtime game, they won it narrowly over the New York Giants. I believe there was a total of 17 Hall-of-Famers between both teams. And on this ball, we've got a bunch of them. We've got Johnny Unitas, who's faded a bit, and then we've got here Raymond Berry. Art Donovan is on here, Jim Parker is on here as well, and the one signature that intrigues me is this one here: Gene Lipscomb, who passed away in '63. "Big Daddy Lipscomb," he signs here. We don't see his signature much. At auction, I would put a value on this... $1,500 to $2,000.

    GUEST: Oh, okay, okay. That's good.

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