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1956-1965 Football Complete Set Collection (10 sets)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $5,510.00

Collection of ten complete football sets, spanning the years 1956 through 1965, issued by Topps (1956, 1958, 1959-1961), Fleer (1960, 1962, 1964, 1965), and Philadelphia Gum (1964), plus a single 1965 Topps card of key card #122 Joe Namath: 1) 1956 Topps complete set (121 cards): 75% range from Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt and 25% Ex with a few slightly lesser. Keys: #1 Carson SP (80/20 T/B, otherwise Ex), 11 Blanda (25/75 L/R, otherwise Ex), 22 Cardinals Team SP (Gd-Vg), 53 Gifford (80/20 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 58 Matson SP (Ex), #60 Moore RC (10/90 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), and #61 Redskins Team SP (Ex), Checklist SP (20/80 L/R, otherwise Ex). 2) 1958 Topps complete set (132 cards): 37% grade Ex or better, 63% Vg to Vg-Ex (with a few slightly lesser). Keys: #22 Unitas (95/5 L/R, otherwise Ex), 62 Brown RC (75/25 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 66 Starr (Gd-Vg), 90 Jurgensen RC (10/90 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt). 3) 1959 Topps complete set (176 cards): 43% grade Ex or better and 57% Vg to Vg-Ex (with some slightly lesser). Keys: #1 Unitas (Vg-Ex), 10 Brown (5/95 L/R otherwise Vg-Ex), 23 Starr (Ex-Mt), 82 Hornung (30/70 L/R otherwise Ex). 4) 1960 Fleer complete set (132 cards): 58% Ex to Ex-Mt (with a few better), 42% Vg to Vg-Ex (with a few slightly lesser). Highlighted by Jack Kemp's rookie card (blue overprint on the top border, otherwise Ex). 5) 1960 Topps complete set (132 cards): 39% Ex or better and 61% Vg to Vg-Ex (with a few slightly lesser). Keys: #1 Unitas (30/70 L/R otherwise Ex-Mt), 23 Brown (ink on the reverse, otherwise Vg), 51 Starr (Vg-Ex), 54 Hornung (10/90 L/R otherwise Ex). 6) 1961 Topps complete set (198 cards): 80% Ex to Nr/Mt, 20% Vg to Vg-Ex (with a few slightly lesser). Keys: #1 Unitas (20/80 T/B otherwise Ex), 39 Starr (Vg), 40 Hornung (Nr/Mt), 59 Brodie RC (Vg), 71 Brown (Vg), 150 Maynard RC (70/30 T/B otherwise Nr/Mt), 166 Kemp (70/30 T/B, otherwise Ex), 182 Otto RC (95/5 T/B, otherwise Ex), 198 Checklist (5/95 L/R, otherwise Ex). 7) 1962 Fleer complete set (88 cards): 82 cards range from Ex to Nr/Mt (averaging Ex-Mt) and six cards are Vg to Vg-Ex. Highlighted by Hall of Famer Jack Kemp (Ex-Mt). 8) 1964 Topps complete set (176 cards): 85% Ex to Nr/Mt (averaging Ex-Mt), 15% Vg to Vg-Ex. Keys: #30 Kemp (Ex bordering Ex-Mt), 31 Lamonica RC (Ex-Mt), 68 Blanda (20/80 T/B otherwise Ex-Mt), 96 Dawson (30/70 L/R otherwise Ex), 176 Checklist (checked in pen, otherwise Vg-Ex). 9) 1964 Philadelphia complete set (198 cards): Grades range from Ex to Nr/Mt (averaging Ex-Mt) with a few slightly lesser. Keys: #30 Brown (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex), 79 Starr (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 91 Olsen RC (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex), 109 Tarkenton (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex), 198 Checklist 2 (Ex-Mt bordering Nr/Mt). 10) 1965 Philadelphia near-complete set (197 of 198 cards): Missing just one card (#28) for completion. Grades 78% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 22% Vg to Vg-Ex. Keys: #12 Unitas (Ex), 31 Brown (pencil on the front and ink stamp on reverse, otherwise Vg-Ex), 41 Warfield RC (Vg), 195 Taylor RC (Vg-Ex), 198 Checklist 2 (touch of paper loss on reverse, otherwise Ex-Mt). 11) 1965 Topps #122 Joe Namath rookie card: (70/30 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex). Total 1,551 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $5,510.00


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