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New York Giants Vintage Publications/Tickets/Photo Lot With Pearl Harbor Day Program

Lot Number 319

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The New York Football Giants buff will be impressed with this assortment of vintage stadium-issued and press memorabilia. Highlights include: Original Photos Dating from the 1930s-1960s, these (12) black-and-white news service photos have proper stampings and/or original caption sheets. Included is a 1959 wire photo of Frank Gifford; Tickets (2) Polo Grounds full tickets; (3) Polo Grounds/Yankee Stadium stubs; Publications (10) stadium-issued guides including a December 7, 1941 program (Pearl Harbor day; vs. Brooklyn Dodgers). Also included is a November 18, 1956 program from the Giants vs. Redskins game at Griffith Stadium (presents EX). On page 24, (22) players have signed in pencil (with one exception). The signatures uniformly show (“8-9”) strength and include: Giants: Agajanian, Austin, R. Brown (signed in blue ballpoint), Chandler, Conerly, Grier, Huff, MacAfee, Moore, Rich, Robustelli, Rote, Schnelker, Stroud, Triplet, Wietecha; Redskins Hecker; and (5) unidentified. More on our website.

1938 New York Giants season courtesy card
1949 December 4 vs. Philadelphia Eagles at Polo Grounds (full ticket, presents EX)
1950 October 22 vs. Cleveland Browns at Polo Grounds (full ticket, presents NM)
1956 October 21 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers at Yankee Stadium (presents EX-MT)
2002 New York Giants vs. Dallas (Tiki Barber breaks team rushing record)


1934 R311 New York Giants team photo

1936 October 25 vs. Philadelphia Eagles at Polo Grounds (NM)

1938 October 16 vs. Philadelphia Eagles at Polo Grounds (presents VG with moisture-induced discoloration)
1938 November 6 vs. Chicago Cardinals (has vertical and horizontal compacting folds; autographed on front cover by Burnett, Danowski, Gelatka, Lunday and Shaffer

1939 team-issued yearbook; has a vertical compacting fold and handwritten notation on the roster page and back cover

1940 team-issued yearbook; presents (EX-MT)
1940 September 4 Fifth Annual New York Herald Tribune Eastern College All-Stars vs. New York Giants at Polo Grounds (presents EX with penciled notation on lineup page; comes with two ticket stubs)

1941 December 7 vs. Brooklyn Dodgers (“Tuffy Leemans Day” at Polo Grounds was ultimately overshadowed by the attack on Pearl harbor that same day; the program presents VG with separation along the spine, a vertical compacting fold and a handwritten name on the inside front cover)

1945 team-issued yearbook (presents VG-EX)

1946 New York Giants roster sheet

1962 August 11 Giants vs. St. Louis cardinals in First Annual Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio (presents EX-MT)

Also included are (4) “Giant Touchdown” team-issued newsletters, including: April 1948; March 1967; February 1978; May 1979 (No. 1 draft pick Phil Simms on cover)

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