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A few highlights from the ultimate Bills fan's massive collection

Greg Tranter’s collection of Buffalo Bills memorabilia, a half-century labor of love containing a staggering 100,000-plus items about his favorite passion, is all about history.

And now that collection is going where it belongs, to the Buffalo History Museum, where Western New Yorkers of present and future generations can soak in the community’s favorite – and even some painful – memories of the Bills’ first 56 years.

Here’s a sampling of Tranter’s most iconic and beloved Bills collectibles:

Gameday programs from the collection of Bills fan Greg Tranter on display at the Buffalo History Museum, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

(Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

• The game-day programs of every Bills game ever played, more than 1,100 in total, including home, away and neutral-site games.

A "Piece of the Rockpile" from the collection of Bills fan Greg Tranter on display at the Buffalo History Museum, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

(Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

• A concrete chunk from the Rockpile, the former War Memorial Stadium.

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Art Baker's jersey, center, from 1961. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

• A rare Bills blue-and-silver jersey worn by fullback Art Baker in 1961.

A poster from the 1988 AFC East championship game against the Jets, better known by fans as the "Fan-Demonium" game, from the collection of Bills fan Greg Tranter on display at the Buffalo History Museum, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

(Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

• A poster showing Bills fans tearing down the goalposts after the 9-6 victory over the Jets that clinched the AFC East title on Nov. 20, 1988.

Greg Tranter with eight of his favorite Bills gameday jerseys on display at the Buffalo History Museum, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. They were worn by, from left, Brian Moorman (8) in 2009, Steve Tasker (89) in 1994, Andre Reed (83) in 1992, Thurman Thomas (34) in 1993, Jim Kelly (12) in 1994, Art Baker (33) in 1961, O.J. Simpson (32) in 1973 and Steve Christie (2) in 1994. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

Greg Tranter with eight of his favorite Bills gameday jerseys now on display at the Buffalo History Museum. They were worn by, from left, Brian Moorman (8) in 2009, Steve Tasker (89) in 1994, Andre Reed (83) in 1992, Thurman Thomas (34) in 1993, Jim Kelly (12) in 1994, Art Baker (33) in 1961, O.J. Simpson (32) in 1973 and Steve Christie (2) in 1994. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

• Game-worn jerseys of eight Bills greats, including Jim Kelly, O.J. Simpson, Thurman Thomas, Andre Reed and Steve Tasker.

A Rex Ryan bobblehead from the collection of Bills fan Greg Tranter on display at the Buffalo History Museum, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

(Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

• A bobblehead of current Bills coach Rex Ryan, a member of the Buffalo History Museum.

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• A black-and-white photo from the late 1980s showing Fred Smerlas chasing down then-New England quarterback Doug Flutie.

A beer stein from the NFL Hall of Fame in 2009 from the collection of Bills fan Greg Tranter on display at the Buffalo History Museum, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

(Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

• A Hall of Fame stein depicting Ralph Wilson and Bruce Smith and the other 2009 inductees.

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(Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

• A Bills snowblower that Tranter bought in 1997. He used it only once, to preserve the collectible.

A Buffalo Bills garbage can from the collection of Bills fan Greg Tranter on display at the Buffalo History Museum, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

(Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

• A waste can featuring individual shots of 1971 Bills players that Tranter found in a memorabilia shop outside Fenway Park.

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