1991 Dan Marino Miami Dolphins Open NFL Starting Lineup SLU W / Helmet & Card

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 25,2012
  • Channel: Online Auction
Up for sale is a 1991 Dan Marino Starting Lineup. This is a great gift for any Miami Dolphins or avid football fan. As you can see this figure and card are in nice condition. The card is placed in a protective sleeve and then inserted in a hard plastic top loader card holder. Please see the detailed pictures I have uploaded for your convenience and review. Please contact me if you need additional information of have any questions.
Also, a little about shipping and packaging. I do combined shipping and you can save with each purchase, please see shipping rules. To securely and safely ship; this figure, helmet and card, will be individually wrapped in bubble wrap and placed in a brown durable 6"X9" envelope. I will ship as quickly as I can, please see my feedback.
Below are some fascinating details about the history of Starting Lineup:

Starting Lineup was a brand of action figures produced from 1988 to 2001, first by Kenner and later by Hasbro . They were conceived by Pat McInally , himself a former professional American football player with the Cincinnati Bengals , in 1986 . The figures became very popular, and eventually included sports stars from baseball, football, basketball, and hockey; and, to a lesser extent, auto racing, boxing, track & field, skating, soccer, and golf.

McInally came up with the idea during a visit to a toy store. He noticed there were many figurines available of the likes of G.I. Joe , but nothing based on real-life sports heroes. McInally and a former college friend who was running Kenner's day to day operations decided to work together on the project. Today, the figures are collector items . The prices on the figures vary dramatically. The low-end items can be acquired for around or above retail cost, but many rarer items can fetch prices as high as several thousand dollars for a single figure.

A typical figurine stands about 4 inches (10 cm) tall, but the brand at times launched various special series that can be much larger including a 14" NBA line and came with a sports card of the respective athlete.


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