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Celebrative Sticker #95: THE GREAT TORINO – FRANCO OSSOLA!

Grande Torino forever!

In collaboration with the Museo del Grande Torino we are pleased to announce the release of 23 solidarity stickers dedicated to the “immortals” and to that unforgettable season of football, to the Legend of Grande Torino, including 18 players, 2 coaches, club staff, journalists and on-board staff lost their lives in the plane that crashed in Superga on 4 May 1949.

75 years from that day, through the solidarity Celebrative Stickers, the name, the myth, the legend, the history of Grande Torino will be retraced, the team that every Italian in his heart cannot help but love and respect. An unforgettable season of Italian football, the invincibles in the grenade shirt.

“The tragedy is not dying, but forgetting.. and we do not forget”, the Celebrative Sticker #95 is dedicated to Franco Ossola.

Franco Ossola was born in Varese on 23 August 1921. With his two brothers he brought many sporting emotions to his city, he and Luigi in football, Aldo in basketball. It is considered the first piece of the Grande Torino built by Ferruccio Novo.

After his debut with Varese on the recommendation of Antonio Janni he moved to Turin in 1939, at just 18 years old, with whom he collected over 170 appearances and 82 goals, champion of Italy with the grenade shirt five times.

In Grande Torino he has the burden or honor of taking the place of the immense Pietro Ferraris, becoming one of the most unforgettable number 11s among those who wore the grenade shirt. The Varese stadium is dedicated to him.

Franco Ossola died in Superga on 4 May 1949, but his legend had already begun before.

First edition in a numbered edition of 106 copies.

To find out the plan:
https://figurineforever.com/en/2024/04/22/the-solidarity-stickers-of-grande-torino/

FOR “ADOTTA CON LA FIGURINA” and the GRANDE TORINO MUSEUM!

With this solidarity sticker it will be possible to support the “Adotta con la figurina” project where Figurine Forever annually engages in different solidarity projects and the activities of the Museum of Grande Torino and the Granata Legend.

FRANCO OSSOLA (GRANDE TORINO)
Celebrative Sticker #95 – Sticker + Folder

First edition numbered 106 copies

Free offer starting from 7,00€ 
+ shipping (for Europe 10,00€)
Choose 2 different Celebrative
Free offer starting from 10,00€ 

How to contribute:

  • Bank transfer: 
    Bank:Emil Banca – Credito Cooperativo 
    Branch:Borgo Panigale, Bologna Italia 
    IBAN:IT82 Y070 7202 4000 0000 0427 519 
    BIC:ICRAITRRTS0 
    For purchases by bank transfer, please always follow an email to figurineforever@gmail.com
  • Paypal to the address only figurineforever@gmail.com, with Paypal the price per card is € 1.00 more
  • IN THE CAUSAL ALWAYS INSERT: WHICH CARD YOU WANT TO BUY AND YOUR ADDRESS FOR SHIPMENT, PLEASE BEFORE TO PAY ALWAYS POSTAGE COSTS FROM ITALY TO YOUR COUNTRY
  • On Ebay https://www.ebay.it/str/figurineforeverofficial

AVAILABLE NOW!
(1st numbered edition 1-106, copies available 21/106)

the folders of the solidarity stickers are numbered, the number you receive is random. The choice of the specific number is a pre-sale service only and only for the members of Figurine Forever

An unnumbered version was also printed, mainly used for distribution to people involved in this project.


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