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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    It wasn't always like this. Super Bowl tickets used to be affordable, but they weren't dirt-cheap. For Super Bowl I in 1967, the listed ticket price was $10, according to the National Football League. In 1967, that had the same buying power as $69.75 today, according to the Bureau of Labor Satistics' Consumer Price Index calculator. See how ticket designs have changed along with listed prices.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    Average Super Bowl ticket prices were $12 for Super Bowl II and III, according to the NFL. Pictured is a photo of Super Bowl III in 1968.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    Pictured is a photo of Super Bowl IV in 1970 when prices averaged $15, which has about the same buying power of $90.06 in 2013.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    For Super Bowl VII in 1973, ticket prices also averaged $15, or $78.70 in today's dollars.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    The ticket for Super Bowl X in 1976 featured a shot of the Vince Lombardi trophy, a symbol for Super Bowl champions. Ticket prices averaged $20, or about $81.88 in today's dollars. The shining chrome made its debut on the ticket design for Super Bowl III, but since 1976 every ticket has included the Lombardi trophy in some way, a consistency not seen in the first nine championship tickets.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    Super Bowl XVIII in 1984, prices averaged $60, or about $135.53 in today's dollars.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    The average price for Super Bowl XX in 1986 was $75, which is about $159.41 in today's dollars.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    The average price for Super Bowl XXIII in 1989 was $100, or about $187.87 in today's dollars.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    For Super Bowl XXIX in 1995, the average price was $200, or about $305.72 in today's dollars.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    Tickets Super Bowl XXXII in 1998, held in San Diego, Calif., for the first time, reference the San Diego Zoo and averaged $275, or about $393.03 in today's dollars.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    Average ticket prices for Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002, the first Super Bowl after the attacks of Sept. 11 and when the New England Patriots beat the St. Louis Rams in the Louisiana Superdome, averaged $400, or $517.97 in today's dollars, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' CPI Calculator.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    Ticket prices for Super Bowl XXXIX in 2005 in Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla., were listed for $600 and $500, or $715.69 and $596.41 in today's dollars.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    During Super Bowl XL in 2006, the 40th anniversary of the Super Bowl, the Pittsburgh Steelers emerged victorious over the Seattle Seahawks with a score of 21 to 10. The game was played in Detroit at Ford Field. Listed ticket prices were $600 and $700, or $693.32 and $808.88 in today's dollars.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    Super Bowl XLII in 2008 at University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz., had ticket prices in two tiers: $900 and $700, or about $973.80 and $757.40 in today's dollars.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    Super Bowl XLIII in 2009 featured ticket list prices in three tiers: $1,000; $800; and $500, which have the same buying power of $1,085.86; $868.69; and $542.93 in today's dollars. By the way, the Pittsburgh Stealers beat the Arizona Cardinals, 27-23 during that game.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    The New York Giants beat the New England Patriots 21-17 during Super Bowl XLVI in 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the first time the game was played in Indiana. There were four tiers for listed ticket prices: $1,200, $900, $800, and $600.
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  • Super Bowl Tickets: An Evolution In Photos

    For Super Bowl XLVIII with the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos, listed prices are $500, $800, $1,000, $1,200 and club seats are $2,500. The average secondary market price is $2,800, says TiqIQ. New this year, the NFL lowered the price for a non-team related lottery to $500 from $650 and added 500 tickets for a total of 1,000. Winners get the tickets at MetLife Stadium and can't resell them.
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