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The Minnesota Gophers version of the HHH Metrodome produced by the Danbury Mint. This is probably the most rare of the Stadiums of the Big Ten collection produced by Danbury. I've seen two available in the last 5 to 6 years. The detail is phenomenal!
Little Brown Jug Trophy replica. This is an actual antique, Red Wing Pottery ceramic jug from the turn of the century. I was professionally painted in painstaking detail by an artist. It is slightly smaller and lighter than the real deal, and much, much superior the Jug produced by Rivalry Trophy. Above the just in my bar is a photo (the same used on the Star Tribune sports cover) of Minnesota's win over Michigan in 2014. My father in-law, wife, and I are all seen in that photo.
Very rare, original Murray Olderman sketch/cartoon of Paul Giel. This was given to Paul by Murray and signed with personal note by him. Given to Paul after his sophomore season. This is a one of kind item. More on Murray Olderman here; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray_Olderman
2015 Minnesota Gophers vs CMU Quick Lane Bowl full size, heavy duty, vinyl banner. Approximately 33x 70 inches. These were on metal stands in the concources of Ford Field. This banner was removed from the stand for easy hanging. Less than two dozen were produced, and this is the only surviving example, gifted to me my a Detroit Lions executive. It now resides in my Gopher den.
While not exactly vintage, this is a fairly rare item; 2009 TCF Bank Stadium replica mini. I believe this was produced by SGA and used as a giveaway to fans or boosters. The background I have is limited on this item, and any help would be appreciated.
Memorial Stadium brick. This brick was taken from Memorial Stadium by my father in-law during the tear down process. He received personal permission to remove the brick from then AD, Paul Giel.
Early 1970's Franklin National Bank of Minneapolis coin bank.
Ezra Brooks Little Brown Jug decanter from 1974.
Minnesota Gophers football bobblehead believed to be from the early 1960s.
Minnesota Gophers 1943 football schedule poster.
Minnesota Gophers 1970's arena decoration. Approx 3' in diameter.
Minnesota Gophers football 1930's ashtray.
Minnesota Gophers football team Doc Spear's teams 1982 reunion candy dish.