1997-98 Kobe Bryant Game-Worn Jersey COA 100% Authentic GRADE 17/20 & Provenance LetterGo Back
Authentication Status: PASS – GRADE: 17/20
There’s no question that Kobe’s iconic career has now been immortalized in NBA history by his passing. The young superstars dominance in the NBA is without contention.
Scarcely do we identify quality sourced Lakers gamers worn by Bryant Kobe. This particular purple mesh jersey was sourced directly from an NBA insider.
“To Whom It May Concern, I worked in professional Basketball as a GM and Owner and acquired this jersey from an NBA source. This jersey was presented as a game-used jersey and the individual had access to Michael Jordan Jersey’s and other NBA equipment during his time on the team. It has been in my personal possession since I received it many years ago. ”
Offered here is an opportunity to capture one of the nicest representations of an early-career Bryant jersey ever available. Nike manufacturer label is sewn into the tail with [size] “46” (+4 Length). The tagging is correct in the tail. Size “46” is also correct for Kobe Bryant during this era.
There is a photo-style of the purple mesh jersey which shows the jersey being very fitted on Kobe Bryant. The NBA logo placement is a key factor in the authentication of the jersey as the logo placement is considerably closer to the “S” when examing game footage. We can match this NBA logo same placement style with images from the game which is highlighted in the photos provided.
The white/yellow/white ribbing around the neck and arm gussets is correct and is appropriately sized.
There is wear throughout the jersey material, numerals, and font.
The appropriate wash tag with year designator 1997-98 is correctly sewn into the inseam of the purple mesh jersey.
Authentication: 100% Authentic Team & Provenance Letter
cert holo 9572
4 = Showing signs of consistent use and wear
4 = Positive direct match on all tags
3 = Team Organization, Player Letter
2 = Staff Account Of Being Worn
2 = Appears in used condition, laundered
2 = 2 or more modifications or attributes designed for/by player