By Leada Gore | AL.COM
Here’s your chance to own an iconic piece of Alabama football history.
Sports memorability siiteLelands is auctioning a black-and-white houndstooth hat
owned by legendary University of Alabama football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant.
A similar hat sold for more than $70,000 at a recent auction, Lelands said. The hat is “black and white pattern, shows minor aging with classic feather on side, band has replica signature stamped in gold and under the top it reads “The Original Paul Bear Bryant Hat,” according to the auction house.
Lelands described the hat’s provenance – or history – was “great” with the “consignor’s mother (obtaining) hat directly from Bear Bryant.”
There are 16 bids so far. The starting bid was $1,500; the current bid is $6,268.