Hey there folks...we are back with another Tampa Bay Super Bowl XLIII update for you, along with more Tampa Bay area events. Since we always bring you things to do in Tampa Bay, here's a two for one deal!
The NFL Experience is opening up soon, but on Saturday, Jan. 31, attendees can participate in a live auction as well. Here are the details -
The auction will feature more than 300 lots of football related memorabilia spanning from the early days of the sport through the current era. A portion of the proceeds from the auction will be donated to charities designated by the NFL, NFL PLAYERS and participating NFL teams.
Highlights in the sale include:
• Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts football helmet c.1960s (Estimated Value: $20,000-$30,000)
• Norm Van Brocklin Los Angeles Rams football helmet c.1950s ( $20,000-$25,000)
• Gale Sayers Chicago Bears professional model road jersey c.1960s ($10,000-$15,000)
• Early style leather "executioner's" style football helmet c.1930s ($10,000-$15,000)
• John Elway Denver Broncos professional model jersey c.1983-88 ($7,000-$10,000)
• Scarce Los Angeles Rams professional model helmet with experimental radio system c.1950s ($5,000-$7,000)
• Tony Dorsett signed 1976 Pittsburgh Panthers game model jersey ($5,000-$7,000)
• Notre Dame football helmet attributed to Johnny Lattner c.1951 ($3,000-$4,000)
• Run of Super Bowl programs c.1967-2008 ($2,000-$3,000)
• 1989 Miami Hurricanes National Championship ring made of 10K gold. ($1,500-$2,500)
• Chris Washington Tampa Bay Buccaneers professional model jersey c.1984-88 ($300-$400)
The Live Auction at the NFL Experience will take place on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m. within the card show tent at NFL Experience, which is adjacent to Raymond James Stadium. Hunt Auctions will also conduct a variety of auction related activities at NFL Experience in the days prior to the live auction. Silent auctions will be held daily featuring affordable football items. Bidding for the silent auction will be exclusive to attendees of NFL Experience.
There's just some of the info for what's happening with the auction for the NFL experience. If you want more details, head over to www.nflauction.nfl.com.
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Until next time, bid away!