1930 USC vs. Pittsburgh Rose Bowl "Emergency" Armbrand.
Lot 306. 1930 USC vs. Pittsburgh Rose Bowl "Emergency" Armbrand. In Howard Jones’ inaugural trip to the Rose Bowl, his Trojans decisively defeated the Panthers, 47-14. Pitt faced an “emergency” in the game, giving up touchdowns on each of the first three passes by USC quarterback Russ Saunders. The armband, about 2 ¾” x 9”, is trimmed somewhat irregularly on the right and has some scrapbook residue on the back. It displays as ex. The armband gave the wearer admission to the Rose Bowl at Gate 27. Incredibly rare and unusual USC or Pitt collectible. Winning Bid $20.