Log in
There’s more to see...
Sign up to see the rest of what’s here!
Visit Site
Jon Hill
Jon Hill • 1 year ago

1910’s Vintage Leather Football Shoulder Pads by Reach. The offered vintage football shoulder pads were made by the A.J. Reach Sporting Goods Company from Philadelphia, PA. They are a wonderful example of the bare minimum pads that were worn by football players from this era. Some still chose not to wear any pads at all! This particular pair has survived nearly a decade in amazingly excellent condition. The leather remains soft and supple and the compressed felt padding is also nearly perfect. B

Related Pins

vintage football shoulder pads

agoniada: Football Player, 1870s by glen.h on Flickr.

Man’s football uniform, c. 1910 The maroon rib-knit wool sweater, padded gold canvas pants and brown leather helmet were probably worn by Robert Lane McCrady (1888-1945) at the College of Charleston. The pants have a front fly with metal grommets for lacing. Pads are sewn inside front and back hips and front at knees. Thigh fronts have inserted vertical rods, probably wood. The helmet is lined with cotton batting. Gift of the Estate of Emily S. McCrady (Robert’s sister) in 1975

1880-90’s Melon-Style Vintage Football. This is a very unique, vintage football. This exceptional, melon football dates from the 1880's to the 1890's. It was unearthed in the confines of the historic Girard College of Philadelphia. This is one of the finest footballs we have handled in all of our 19, almost 20 years! It remains wonderfully plump and is constructed of high grade leather that remains soft and supple. It's almost spherical appearance is something seen on the very early cabinet foot

Football :)

love football

football player ca. 1915. Oh boy, how the game has changed.

SEC Football — Florida Gators!

New England Patriots Football Season Kickoff Darius Rucker Quote - In honor of opening day for the Patriots, I created this just for you! It says: "There's two times of year for me: football season, and waiting for football season." Perfect for a football party at your house, tailgate party, man cave, wall art, home decor for the football season, or a gift for that Patriots lover you know! #nfl #profootball

1903 - White-tan laced canvas "one piece jumper" with orange mid-section and sewn-on orange shoulder pads. No uniform number or lettering on front. Black rubber nose guard ... Coached by Billy Bates in his only year of coaching, the team went 4 and 3 and were captained by J. P. Paterson.