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Dallas Cowboys team photographer set to auction historic image collection

The photographs of long-time Dallas Cowboys team photographer Ron St. Angelo – some 100,000 images — will head to the auction block next month to be sold in one lot through Lelands.com.

Here’s the catch — one bigger than anything Michael Irvin ever hauled in — they’re selling in one lot. And the buyer gets the copyrights.

Can you say priceless? Can you say deep pockets necessary? The opening bid is $50,000.

The photographs document America’s Team from 1979 to today, capturing some of the biggest names in Cowboys history as well as opponents and even some celebrities who attended games. (Yes, even Jessica Simpson.)

Also among the highlights in the film, negatives and digital imaging collection? Three Super Bowl championships.

The collection is on the block until Nov. 21. Here’s a slideshow of some memorable images included …

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Chris Olds has collected sports cards and memorabilia since 1987. Before coming to Beckett Media, he wrote about the hobby for the Orlando Sentinel on his blog, SportsStuff, and for the San Antonio Express-News and The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News. Do you have a comment, question or idea? Send e-mail to him at colds@beckett.com.

One Comment

Man, that lot is going to go for a pretty penny!

Posted October 21, 2008 at 3:52 pm | Permalink

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