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Hi, I have a Spalding NFL Regulation Football signed by Otis Wilson and Dan Hampton of the 85' Championship Bears team. I recently had seen a Sports Illustrated magazine signed by Dan Hampton on bid for $2,000. I never really thought the football had any financial value. My question is, does it have any value and if so, around how much? Thank you in advance :)

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Trust me, a Dan Hampton autographed Sports Illustrated isn't worth anywhere near $2000. If someone actually paid that, they are stupid. Hampton's autograph is plentiful and not in high demand. I have Hampton autographed 8x10 photos priced at $40 and they are not exactly hot sellers.

Your football has some value but probably between $75 and $125 retail depending on the condition.

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