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Lot # 1657 (of 1673)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1956 to 1979 Collection of Non-Sport Complete Sets (3,105 cards, 57 sets.)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00 , Sold For - $4,406.25

Diverse and very carefully assembled lifetime collection comprised of fifty-seven complete non-sports sets, spanning the years 1956 to 1979, with many of the era's most sought-after issues. This is a vast and incredible collection with many scarce and interesting sets. 1-2) two 1956 Topps "Flags of the World" complete sets (80 cards each): Both are 90% Ex to Nr/Mt, 10% in lesser grades, mostly Vg-Ex to Vg-Ex/Ex. 3) 1959 Topps "You'll Die Laughing" complete set (66): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 4) 1960 Golden Press "Presidents of the United States" Punch-Outs complete set (33): Original booklet of 33 punch-out trading cards still intact. Excellent condition. 5) 1960 Post "License Plates" complete set (50): 55% Ex, 35% Vg to Vg-Ex/Ex, 10% in lesser grades. 6) 1962 Topps "Casey & Kildare" complete set (110): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% in lesser grades, mostly Ex. 7) 1964 Philadelphia Gum "World War II War Bulletin" complete set (88): 95% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 5% Ex. 8) 1963 Topps "Astronauts" complete set (55): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. Cards #1 and 55 have been graded EX-MT 6 by PSA. 9) 1964 Rosan "John F. Kennedy" complete set (64): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt), 10% Ex. 10) 1964 Topps "Johnson vs. Goldwater" complete set (66): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 11) 1964 "New York World's Fair" (small size) complete set (24): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. The set includes the original box (Vg-Ex). 12) 1964 "New York World's Fair" (large size) complete set (28): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. The set includes the original box (Vg-Ex). 13) 1965 Donruss "Disneyland" Puzzle Back complete set (66): 95% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 5% Ex-Mt. 14) 1965 Donruss "Freddie and the Dreamers" complete set (66): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. The original wrapper (Vg-Ex) is included with the set. 15-16) two 1965 Philadelphia Gum "James Bond" complete sets (66 cards each): Set 1: 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. Set 2: 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt), 10% Ex. 17) 1965 Topps "Battle" complete set (73): 95% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt), 5% Ex. Card #2 has been graded NM 7 by PSA. 18) 1965 Topps Gold Embossed "U.S. Presidents/Famous Americans" complete set (44): 55% Ex, 35% Vg to Vg-Ex/Ex, 10% in lesser grades. 19) 1966 Philadelphia Gum "James Bond — Thunderball" complete set (66): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 20) 1966 Topps "Batman — Bat Laffs" complete set (55): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 21) 1966 Topps "Rat Patrol" complete set (66): 85% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 15% in lesser grades. 22-23) two 1967 Philadelphia Gum "Green Berets" complete sets (66 cards each): Both are 95% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 5% lesser, mostly Ex-Mt. 24) 1967 Leaf "Garrison's Gorillas" complete set (72): 98% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 2% in lesser grades. 25) 1967 Philadelphia Gum "Daktari" complete set (66): 95% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 5% lesser mostly Ex-Mt. 26) 1968 Philadelphia Gum "Robert F. Kennedy" complete set (55): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 27) 1970 Topps "Funny Li'L Joke Books" complete set (44): 85% Ex to Ex-Mt, 15% Vg to Vg-Ex. 28) 1970 Walt Disney Stickers complete set (32): 20% Ex to Ex-Mt, 80% Vg-Ex (25 cards downgraded because of miscuts). 29) 1971 Topps "Partridge Family" series 1 (yellow) complete set (55): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 30) 1971 Topps "Partridge Family" series 2 (blue) complete set (55): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 31) 1971 Topps "Partridge Family" series 3 (green) complete set (88): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 32) 1971 Fleer "Race U.S.A." complete set (74): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 33) 1972 Fleer "Drag Nationals" complete set (70): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 34) 1972 Topps "U.S. Presidents" complete set (43): 95% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 5% Ex-Mt. The set includes the 15-poster insert set. 35) 1973 Fleer "Crazy Magazine Covers" complete set (30): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 36) 1973 Topps "Kung Fu" complete set (60): 95% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 5% Ex-Mt. 37) 1973 Topps "Truckin" complete set (44): 95% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 5% Ex-Mt. 38) 1974 American Presidents complete set (36): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. The set includes two 2-card uncut strip panels featuring Ford/Jefferson and Cleveland/Garfield. 39) 1974 Topps "Evel Knievel" complete set (60): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 40) 1975 Topps "Bay City Rollers" complete set (66): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 41) 1975 Topps "Hysterical History" complete set (66): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 42) 1975 Topps "Mad-Ad Foldees" complete set (33): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 43) 1975 Topps "Planet of the Apes" complete set (66): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 44) 1975 Topps "Six Million Dollar Man" complete set (66): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 45) 1975 Topps "Wanted Stickers" complete set (42): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. The original wrapper (Vg-Ex) is included with the set. 46) 1976 Topps "Bionic Woman" complete set (44): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 47) 1976 Walt Disney "Crazy License Plates" complete set (50): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. The set includes the original booklet designed to have the stickers stuck inside. Excellent condition. 48) 1976 Topps "Happy Days" complete set (44): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 49) 1976 Topps "Marvel Super Heroes" complete set (40): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 50) 1976 Topps "Star Trek" complete set (88): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. The set includes the sticker set. 51) 1976 Topps "Welcome Back Kotter" complete set (53): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 52) 1977 Fleer "CB Talk" complete set (60): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 53) 1977 Topps "Autos of 1977" complete set (99): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 20 The set includes the insert set of 20-foil stickers. 54) 1978 Topps "Elvis" complete set (66): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. 55) 1978 DC Comics "Super Heroes" complete set (30): 90% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 10% Ex. 56) 1979 "Rock Stars" complete set (66): 80% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 20% Ex. 57) 1979 "Western Characters" complete set (25): 90% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 10% Ex-Mt. This is a simply extraordinary collection of fifty-seven non-sport complete sets, representing an incredibly broad spectrum of popular non-sport sets issued from the late 1950s to the late 1970s. Crisp and clean throughout, these are the personal sets assembled over a 20-year span by a longtime advanced collector, with an eye for centering, condition, and overall eye-appeal. This collection is naturally very difficult to value, but no matter how this is done, the collection is so large, and has so many highlights, that it adds up very quickly. Total 3,105 cards comprising 57 complete sets. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500++. SOLD FOR $4,406.25


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