Kansas man Jerry Quickel has a collection of over 500 helmets, many of them from small college programs, though as of this fall, he had one from 129 of 133 FBS teams...
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"I started collecting gum ball helmets as a kid. The gum ball helmets went to Dairy Queen helmets. I’ve always been infatuated with helmets,” Quickel told Sports Collectors Digest back in September.
(The Spun)
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DeafVallyBatnR25 days
That dude is not married.
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Sevensblue25 days
Kinda cool.
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TFH25 days
My nephew collected hot wheels his entire life. I thought it was goofy. Now it’s worth like $30k
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Collecting anything can be such a powerful obsession..and a waste of time and money in a lot of cases
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Datbayoubengal25 days
Nothing is ever a waste of time and money if you enjoy it.
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InVolNerable22 days
Yeah, like drugs.
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238 of them are Oregon alternates
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MSTiger3325 days
Jerry’s wife might hate him more than my wife hates me
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cajunmud25 days
The ole lady prolly left him 300 helmets ago.
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dstone1225 days
Uncle Lou lives in Kansas?
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GaTiger2725 days
It’s always someone from the Midwest with these strange collections
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SmelvinRat25 days
Head case...
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LSUMJ25 days
I think there are 22 Kansas helmets there
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