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  1. #1

    Ed Too Tall Jones game used helmet help

    Hey helmet guys!
    I think I got a steal on my hands. Bought an Ed “too tall” Jones game used lid from an abandoned storage shed sale. I admittedly am not a helmet guy but took a shot on it and it appears to have paid off. I have multiple photomatches which I will try to upload. Here is the part I am looking for guidance on. The seller had told me that he believes Jones only wore perhaps one helmet his entire career. I’m sure this is not accurate but I have photomatches from Getty over multiple seasons. Can anyone tell me what year this helmet would have been issued? What it’s general value might be? Thanks in advance.
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    Picture of helmet
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    Inside of helmet
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    Incredible piece! I thought there was a sticker or some kind of reconditioned stamp on the back of the helmets?


  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Don't totally discard the "1 helmet" idea. Walter Payton is reported to have only worn 1 helmet for his NFL career. Many years ago, but after he died, the helmet was on display at the Roundhouse in Aurora, IL.

    Dave Miedema

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    The photo of the helmet shows an AF2 Riddell label. I believe those Riddell model helmets were introduced in the early 1980s. If that's the case then he wore a different style Riddell helmet from 1974-1978. Meaning he wore more than one helmet during his Cowboy's career.

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    These are the only stickers on the back of the helmet
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  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Very nice helmet. Bgakladd is correct in that Jones wore a different helmet early in his career. I have a similar helmet of Randy White that I bought a few years ago - that the seller was trying to get $1500 for. I paid him $1000 after it did not sell for the $1500 he was looking for. Gives you a place to start.

  9. #9
    Don’t suppose you’d be interested in selling the Randy White helmet? My favorite player of all time!



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