Vince Lombardi Shirt Purchased For 58 Cents, May Be Worth $20K (Pic)
The prospect of a 50 year old sweater isn’t very appealing to most people. However, when it’s a Vince Lombardi shirt that was purchased for just $0.58, it’s a bit more of a story. And when that Vince Lombardi shirt is worth $20,000, it’s even more of a story. So let’s tell the story:
A couple from Tennessee were thrift store shopping in North Carolina when they came across a very handsome West Point sweater. Seeing as how they were vintage clothing resellers, they saw the opportunity to sell the sweater and turn a handsome profit through resale. However, they had no idea that it would be an iconic piece of clothing that had the NFL coach’s name written in it, no less.
It’s currently reached $7,000 at an auction, and is listed at $10,000, but some believe that price could get as high as $20,000. Before you get too excited, check out the lucky couple in question.
Hat Tip – [ABC News]