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1899 Army vs. Navy Football Game Invitation & Ticket

Lot Number 510

Quantity: Bid Starts: 05/10/2009 16:00:00 
Bid Open: 200.00  Bid Ends: 05/27/2009 23:55:21 
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The fifth installment of the epic Army vs. Navy rivalry witnessed the Cadets besting the Midshipmen by a 17-5 margin. For the first time, the game was played at legendary Franklin Field on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. A quartet of turn-of-the-century items relating to the contest is offered. Included are 1.) dated 12/2/1899 pass (ticket) which grades (VG to EX) with moderate water staining on the surface and reverse; 2.) dated 12/2/1899 University of Pennsylvania invitation card (EX); 3.) response request card for the contest (EX) and 4.) postmarked 11/21/1899 envelope (VG) in which the invitation and reply card were mailed.  
 
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