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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
Football Catalog Library
AntiqueFootball's collection of pre-1930 Fall & Winter Sports Catalogs
Manufacturers' History
Comprehensive histories of the leading manufacturers of American sporting goods
Maker Spotlight:
The History of Draper & Maynard
February 9, 2016
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


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
Van Camp Football Shoes
November 2019
c. 1910-1920 Hand-Painted
Football Down Marker
December 2019
  1. 1895-1898
Overman Wheel Co.
Quilted Football Pants
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

March 9, 2020