Moving right along, I got the privilege to acquire an old 60's helmet from a gentleman in New Jersey back in January of 2006. This story really has some cool history with it. He had purchased the helmet as an adult, but he had always seen them and wanted one as a child. He told me that he remembered them being at Connie Mack Stadium and he thought the price was around $2.50 which of course would not be cheap for a child back then. He had mentioned how he and his friends would sneak into the stadium to watch games because he came from a poor family. (It's amazing what you could get away with back in those days.) The only reason that he was parting with the helmet was that he was making room in his house and some items had to go. It's amazing how many times I hear a story like that and I hope that I never fall into that abyss of having to get rid of my helmets. I was honored to take on this helmet into my collection and it was a great addition.
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