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Leather Football Helmet Evolution

Rarest Football Helmet Ranking & Value Guide

Antique Football Helmet Classification Guide

Football Evolution
Inflatable Football Helmet Old Melon Football Football Nose Protector
Football Shoulder Pad Evolution
Football Nose Masks
A comprehensive visual guide for identifying old football helmets
An analytical approach to ranking the rarest leather football helmets
A visual guide for identifying old football helmets
How the football got its shape
From Pillows to Composites: The evolution of the shoulder pad
The story behind football's most unusual protective device
af_v3001022.jpg VIntage Football Cleats
Football Shoe Evolution
Tracing the evolutionary changes the "most important feature" of early football equipment
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Manufacturers' History
Comprehensive histories of the leading manufacturers of American sporting goods
Maker Spotlight:
The History of Draper & Maynard
February 9, 2016
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Maker Spotlight:
The History of
Stall & Dean
December 22, 2016
stall & dean sporting goods

Whitley's Foot Ball Armor

rawlings sporting goods

January 29, 2017

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Manufacturer Helmet Production Timelines

Timelines showing helmet styles produced by each of the major sporting goods manufacturers
antique football shinguards

Football Shin Guard Evolution

November 27, 2017

Maker Spotlight:
The History of A.J. Reach & Co.

February 24, 2018

reach sporting goods
AntiqueFootball's Helmet Registry
the hobby's definitive vintage football helmet database and virtual museum
March 2019
1915 Wright & Ditson
Harvard Head Harness
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October 2019
c.1920-1935
Van Camp Football Shoes
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November 2019
c. 1910-1920 Hand-Painted
Football Down Marker
December 2019
  1. 1895-1898
Overman Wheel Co.
Quilted Football Pants
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January 2020
c. 1900 Head Harness with Adjustable Ear Flaps
February 2020
c. 1891 University of Pennsylvania Football Skull Cap & Stockings
March 2020
1903 Spalding No. 70
Pneumatic Head Harness
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September 2019
c.1912-1923 Wendell Patent Nose Mask
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The Football Cap
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March 9, 2020