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Post  Bill Schaefer Thu Dec 15, 2011 7:21 pm

Here we go with our next installment of mesh vs. durene...the 1971 Broncos.

Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more) 1971_b11

White jerseys...
Week 1 - 9/19 - home vs Miami - white mesh
Week 2 - 9/26 - @ Green Bay - white mesh
Week 3 - 10/3 - home vs Kansas City - white mesh (BDSullivan)
Week 4 - 10/10 - home vs Oakland - white mesh (Bill)
Week 5 - 10/17 - home vs SAN DIEGO
Week 8 - 11/7 - home vs DETROIT - white durene (Bill)
Week 9 - 11/14 - home vs CINCINNATI - white durene (Bill)
Week 10 - 11/21 - @ Kansas City - white mesh
Week 11 - 11/28 - @ Pittsburgh - white durene
Week 12 - 12/5 - home vs Chicago - white durene
Week 14 - 12/19 - @ Oakland - white mesh

Orange jerseys...
Week 6 - 10/24 - @ CLE - orange durene
Week 7 - 10/31 - @ PHIL - orange durene (Bill)
Week 13 - 12/12 - @ San Diego - orange mesh (Bill)


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Post  BD Sullivan Fri Dec 16, 2011 6:32 pm

10/10 @ Oakland: ? A terrible photo, but perhaps someone can make an educated guess:
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=TcEzAAAAIBAJ&sjid=izIHAAAAIBAJ&pg=6888,816563&dq=broncos+raiders&hl=en

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Post  Bill Schaefer Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:50 pm

I don't think that last one from LODI is going to help us. Too tough to make a call.

On the 9/19 Miami game I making the call that it was white mesh. The last photo - taken after the game- seems to show very wide numbers that are also kinda squat on the front. Typical for the mesh number font.
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Post  BD Sullivan Mon Dec 19, 2011 5:51 pm

A check of the 12/6 Chicago Tribune shows White Durene in each of the three photos.

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Post  Bill Schaefer Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:59 am

OK. Good. Another bites the dust.
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Post  Bill Schaefer Tue Feb 14, 2012 7:35 pm

Needed a bump.
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Post  BD Sullivan Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:44 pm

The 10/3 home game versus Kansas City (page 9 of 16)--You make the call:

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=VJOaslTFpLQC&dat=19711004&printsec=frontpage&hl=en

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Post  Bill Schaefer Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:18 am

Short torso numbers - looks mesh to me.
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Post  Bill Schaefer Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:23 pm

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=zn9GAAAAIBAJ&sjid=KCsNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2005,211644&dq=broncos+eagles&hl=en

Nov 1, 1971 Palm Beach Post - p41 of 55

Looks to be very thin outline around the TV number 0 on Jerry Simmons' left arm.
The previous week was 60 degrees in Cleveland (85% humidity) and the Broncos clearly wore durene instead of mesh.
This game was 63 degrees in Philly (88% humidity) - almost identical conditions - and this looks to be orange durene as well.
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Post  BD Sullivan Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:19 pm

The 11/14 Cincinnati @ Denver game. Unfortunately, the number of only Bronco (Floyd Little) is almost completely obscured:

http://newspaperarchive.com/colorado-springs-gazette/1971-11-15/page-19/

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Post  Bill Schaefer Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:58 pm

Sometimes I get better luck checking a paper for the 'other team.' Any Ohio (or north Kentucky) papers with a better shot?
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Post  BD Sullivan Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:11 pm

10/10 Denver @ Oakland

http://newspaperarchive.com/oakland-tribune/1971-10-11/page-36/

Sorry--game photo is on pg. 33

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Post  BD Sullivan Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:33 pm

Bill Schaefer wrote:Here we go with our next installment of mesh vs. durene...the 1971 Broncos.
Week 4 - 10/10 - home vs Oakland

Another lousy photo (pg. 20), but perhaps someone can make something out:

http://newspaperarchive.com/press-telegram/1971-10-11/page-21/

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Post  Bill Schaefer Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:32 pm

We may need another photo for this one as the only Bronco is totally obscured by Ben Davidson (and his moustache!)
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Post  Bill Schaefer Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:50 am

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Post  Bill Schaefer Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:35 pm

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Post  Bill Schaefer Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:39 pm

http://newspaperarchive.com/colorado-springs-gazette/1971-11-08/page-14?tag=broncos+lions

BIG numbers on back & 32 degrees at kickoff with 25 degree wind chill - going with white durene.
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Post  Bill Schaefer Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:36 pm

Needed a bump.
Sorry guys Sad
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