Dick Kazmaier 1951 Heisman Trophy Winner Signed Full Size Princeton Helmet JSA
For sale is an Historic Helmets, Inc. Replica 1951 Princeton Tigers Full-Size Football Helmet signed and inscribed by the 1951 Heisman Trophy Winner, Dick Kazmaier.
Kazmaier was an All-American halfback, quarterback, and kicker two years at Princeton and led the Tigers to their 15th and final National Championship in 1950. In addition to the Heisman, he was awarded college football’s Maxwell Award and the Associated Press Male Athlete of the year in 1951. In 1960, he was voted the Ivy League Athlete of the Decade and appeared on the cover of Time Magazine. Drafted by the Chicago Bears, Kazmaier opted not to play in the NFL. He died in 2013.
The helmet is an accurate replica of the vintage Tigers helmet in orange with a black stripe down the center. It has a leather chinstrap and padded soft leather ear flaps.
Kazmaier signed his name in black fiber-tip pen on the right-side crown of the helmet and added the inscriptions “#42” and “Heisman 1951.”
The autograph was witnessed and authenticated by James Spence Authentication (JSA), and JSA affixed its tamper-resistant certification seal to the back of the helmet. A JSA Certificate of Authenticity is included.