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1952 to 1964 Bowman and Topps Football Card Collection (554)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $3,190.00

Collection of 554 football cards from eleven different sets, dating from 1952 to 1964, highlighted by near-complete sets of 1955 Topps "All-American" and 1957 Topps including rookie cards of Johnny Unitas, Bart Starr, and Paul Hornung. 1) 1952 Bowman Large (4 cards): #2 Graham (Gd-Vg), 3 Walker (Gd-Vg), 30 Baugh (Vg), 52 Martin (Vg). 2) 1954 Bowman (26 cards): #8 Van Brocklin (Gd-Vg), 40 Graham (Vg), 54 McElhenny (Vg), 57 Bednarik (Vg), 63, 64, 66, 68, 69, 70 Rote SP (Vg-Ex), 72, 73 Taylor SP (Vg-Ex), 95, 98, 105, 106, 107, 117, 120, 121, 122, 123, 125, 126, 127, 128 Lattner (Vg). 3) 1955 Bowman (18 cards): #1 Walker (Gd-Vg), 6, 22, 30, 33, 35, 42 Johnson RC (Gd-Vg), 47, 53, 60, 82, 95, 102, 104, 118, 124, 144, 150. 4) 1955 Topps "All American" (74 of 100 cards in the set): Vg-Ex to Ex overall. Missing just the following twenty-six numbers for completion: #14, 15, 21, 23, 24, 29, 36, 37 Thorpe, 39, 48, 56, 59, 64, 67, 68, 69, 72, 73, 74, 78, 80, 83, 87, 92, 97 Hutson, 98 Feathers. Keys: #1 Hickman RC (Vg-Ex/Ex), 6 Kinnick RC (Vg-Ex/Ex), 12 Graham (Vg-Ex), 16 Rockne (Vg-Ex), 20 Baugh (Ex), 27 Grange (Vg/Vg-Ex), 35 Harmon SP (Vg-Ex/Ex), 38 Stagg (Ex), 52 Lujack (Vg-Ex/Ex), 85 Luckman (Ex), 100 Henry (Vg-Ex). 5) 1956 Topps (78 cards): Gd to Vg-Ex, averaging Vg overall. Keys: #1 Carson SP (Gd-Vg), 13 Janowicz SP (Vg), 22 Cardinals SP (Gd), 49 LeBaron SP (Gd-Vg), 53 Gifford (90/10 L.R otherwise Ex), 60 Moore RC (90/10 L/R otherwise Ex), 86 Tittle (back damage, otherwise Gd). 6) 1957 Topps (140 of the 155 cards in the set): Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt overall. Missing just the following fifteen cards for completion: #6, 15, 21, 23, 39, 62, 71, 83, 88, 89, 94, 117, 125, 142, checklist. Keys: #1 LeBaron (Ex-Mt), 94 Berry RC (Ex-Mt), 119 Starr RC (minor print flaw on the front, otherwise Nr/Mt), 138 Unitas RC (Ex-Mt), 151 Hornung RC (Ex-Mt). 7) 1958 Topps (87 cards): Ex overall including #66 Starr and #90 Jurgenson rookie card. 8) 1959 Topps (11 cards): Ex overall including #10 Brown (Vg-Ex) and #140 Mitchell rookie card. 9) 1961 Topps (54 cards): Ex to Ex-Mt overall including #166 Kemp. 10) 1963 Fleer (31 cards): Vg-Ex to Ex overall including #6 Long SP (Ex-Mt). 11) 1964 Topps (31 cards): Ex to Ex-Mt overall. Total 554 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $3,190.00


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