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Pro Football Hall of Famer Bart Starr attended Green Bay's Oct. 22 game against the Saints. (PHOTO: Evan Siegle/Packers.com)

Bart Starr and family donate unique items to Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame

The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Inc. on Monday received the donation of several unique items from Bart and Cherry Starr.

The Starr family, including Bart, Cherry and Bart Starr, Jr., presented the following items to the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Inc. president, Tom Konop:

  • A 1962 World Championship watch, a 14-karat gold Hamilton watch given to Bart Starr, in lieu of a ring, following the Packers' second consecutive championship title.
  • An NFL Players Association watch, a 10-karat gold watch made by Omega that was presented to Starr from the Better Boys Foundation in 1968.
  • A microfilm necklace, presented to Cherry Starr from Kodak in honor of Bart Starr Day on Oct. 18, 1970. Inside the locket are microfilm images of the 40,000 Western Union telegrams of will-wishes sent to the beloved Packers quarterback.
  • 1977 Packers Hall of Fame Induction ring, a 10-karat gold MTM ring, presented to Starr in honor of his induction into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame on Jan. 22, 1977.
  • A Nike Super Bowl I and II MVP jacket presented to Starr during the Super Bowl 50 pregame ceremony on Feb. 7, 2016, to commemorate Starr's MVP awards from Super Bowls I and II.
  • Two-time Super Bowl MVP watch, a 14-karat gold watch to honor Starr as MVP in Super Bowls I and II.
  • Super Bowl II World Championship ring, a 14-karat gold ring representing the Super Bowl II win.

The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation independent of the Green Bay Packers that guides the Hall as an historic national sports venue and educational resource to the Green Bay community and the state of Wisconsin.

The Hall raises funds through its annual Induction Banquet, Golf Classic and other events to preserve the history of the Green Bay Packers and expand its archives. Historic memorabilia donated by individuals to the Hall may qualify as tax-deductible gifts.


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