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Lot # 1553 (of 1743)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1961 to 1990 Topps and Fleer Basketball-Card Collection (758 cards)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $940

Collection of 758 Topps and Fleer basketball cards, dating from 1961 through 1990, highlighted by many key cards and Hall Famers (including Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Oscar Robertson, Lew Alcindor, John Havlicek, Bill Bradley, Elgin Baylor, Julius "Dr. J" Erving, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan rookie, etc.), most ranging in grade from Vg-Ex to Ex condition (with approximately equal representation at each grade) with the exception of a small percentage lesser, but also including many higher grade cards as well (including many Ex-Mt and Nr/Mt). The condition of many stars and key cards listed below is very reflective of the overall condition within each year. The collection consists of the following: 1) 1961-1962 Fleer (1 card): #49 Cousy (Vg-Ex). 2) 1969-1970 Topps (19 cards): two #1 Chamberlain (Gd and Fr), two 35 Balylor (Gd and Fr), three 40 Cunningham (Vg, Gd, trimmed), 43 Bradley RC (Gd), 44 Wilkins (Vg), 90 West (Pr). 3) 1970-1971 Topps (134 cards): two #7 Bradley (one signed in blue ink, otherwise Vg and one Pr), 24 Checklist (marked in ink, Vg), 70 Hayes (Vg), 75 Alcindor (Vg), 100 Robertson (Pr), 101 Checklist (marked in ink, otherwise Gd), three 107 West AS (Vg, Fr, Pr), 160 West (Vg-Ex). 4) 1971-1972 Topps (15 cards): #35 Havlicek (Vg-Ex), 47 Cowens RC (Vg), two 50 West (Gd and Pr), 63 Lanier RC (Gd), 100 Alcindor (Gd). 5) 1972-1973 Topps (104 cards): #1 Chamberlain (Ex), 60 Frazier (Nr/Mt), 75 West (Nr/Mt), three 100 Abdul-Jabbar (Nr/Mt-Mt, Nr/Mt, Vg-Ex), five 110 Havlicek (three Ex-Mt, Vg-Ex, Vg), four 158 West Playoffs (Nr/Mt, Ex-Mt, two Ex), two 159 Chamberlain Playoffs (Ex and Gd), two 161 Havlicek AS (Nr/Mt and Ex), six 163 Abdul-Jabbar AS (Nr/Mt, Ex-Mt, two Ex, two Vg-Ex), six 164 West AS (four Ex-Mt, two Ex), two 168 Chamberalin AS (Nr/Mt-Mt and Ex), two 195 Erving RC (both Nr/Mt), two 255 Erving AS (Ex-Mt and Vg). 6) 1973-1974 Topps (29 cards): #40 Cowens AS (Ex), 50 Abdul-Jabbar AS (Fr), two 70 Robertson (Ex and Fr), two 80 Chamberlain (Ex and Vg), 95 Hayes (Nr/Mt), 240 Erving AS (Fr). 7) 1974-1975 Topps (5 cards): #28 Tomjanovich (Vg), 50 Barry (Ex), 100 Havlicek (Vg-Ex), 170 Archibald (Ex), 203 Checklist (marked in ink, otherwise Vg-Ex). 8) 1975-1976 Topps (5 cards): #80 Havlicek (Vg-Ex), 170 Cowens (Gd-Vg), two 233 Gervin (both Ex), 250 Issel (Vg-Ex). 9) 1976-1977 Topps complete set (144 cards): Condition ranges from Ex-Mt Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt). Keys: #1 Erving (Ex-Mt), 60 Maravich (Ex-Mt), 100 Abdul-Jabbar (Ex), 110 Thompson RC (Ex-Mt). 10) 1977-1978 Topps (1 card): #120 Walton (Ex). 11) 1978-1979 Topps (5 cards): #25 Hayes (Ex), 38 Malone (Vg-Ex), 81 Issel (Vg-Ex), 117 Sikma (Vg), and 120 Westphal (Vg). 12) 1979-1980 Topps (7 cards): #6 Johnson (Vg-Ex), 25 Gilmore (Ex), 41 Tomjanovich (Vg), 58 Lanier (Ex), 64 Collins (Vg), 70 Johnson (Vg-Ex), 90 Hayes (Ex). 13) 1980-1981 (17 cards): #21 Johnson (Vg), 21 McHale RC (Vg-Ex), and two 101 Bird (Vg-Ex and Vg). 14) 1986-1987 Fleer near-complete set (112 of 132 plus 28 duplicates for a total of 140 cards): Condition ranges from Vg to Nr/Mt (averaging Ex/Ex-Mt overall). Missing twenty cards for completion (#5, 6, 30, 39, 52, 53, 54, 58, 59, 72, 104, 105, 117, 118, 119, 120, 123, 124, 125, and 132). Keys: three #1 Abdul-Jabbar (Nr/Mt, two Vg), 7 Barkley RC (Vg), 9 Bird (Vg-Ex), 26 Drexler RC (Ex), 27 Dumars (Ex-Mt), 31 Erving (Vg-Ex), two 32 Ewing RC (Vg-Ex and Vg), 57 Jordan RC (Vg), 68 Malone RC (Ex), 82 Olajuwon RC (Ex), 109 Thomas RC (Ex), 121 Wilkins RC (Ex-Mt). Also included are eight stickers. 15) 1987-1988 Fleer (10 cards); 16) 1988-1989 (4 cards); 17) 1989-1990 Fleer (2 cards); 18) 1990-1991 Fleer (88 cards). Total: 758 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $940


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