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Bert Bell Signed Collection of (6) Items with (2) Handwritten Letters

Lot Number 986

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Having hatched the Philadelphia Eagles in 1933, franchise fixture Bert Bell became increasingly vested during the team's formative years. Offered is a grouping of (6) signed deBernville Bell items, known to most as Bert Bell, owner of the Philadelphia Eagles and pioneering member of the Football Hall of Fame. Bell (d.1959) signed the majority of these checks on the front with his first name, Bert. Includes: 1) (2) Bell handwritten letters on Ritz Carlton letterhead, one of which comes with the original March 7, 1934 envelope; 2) April 22, 1941 Philadelphia Eagles check (signed deBernville Bell, cancellation marks that do not affect signature); 3) July 15, 1957 Bert Bell letter to George Halas on NFL stationary; 4) December 3, 1955 Robert Goss NFL contract signed by Bell on reverse and 5) 8x10 photograph signed by Bell featuring With all my love for you inscription. Each signature grades in the ("8-9") range; comes with an Auction LOA from JSA.



 
 
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