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The 1947 Chicago Cardinals finished with a 9-3 record and went on to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Championship. The Cardinals played their home games at Comiskey Park where they hosted the NFL Championship game defeating Philadelphia 28-21. This football-shaped gold charm is approximately 1-inch long and is made of 14k gold and weighs approximately 1.2 ounces. The raised words “CHICAGO CARDINALS” are set above the raised laces of the football with the year 1947 set outside the laces. The words “WORLD CHAMPIONS” are set in raised type below the laces and “LEO DILLON” is engraved below the “WORLD CHAMPIONS” moniker. According to the letter of provenance that accompanies this charm, Leo Dillon was a member of the Comiskey Park staff. The chain is still attached and charm is overall good condition. This comes with a LOA from Bob Dillon, the son of Leo Dillon, who states in the letter that this charm “was given to my father, Leo Dillon, as a member of the Comiskey Park staff and has been in our family possession for over 70 years.

1947 NFL Championship Chicago Cardinals Football Charm With Chain (Family LOA)
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Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,599.00
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 20, 2020.
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