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1977 Touchdown Club Near-Complete Autographed Set (48/50)

  • Sold For: $1,304
  • Year: 1977
  • Auction: 2012 spring
  • Lot #: 1303
  • Auction Category: Football/Basketball/Hockey/Boxing/Other Sports

Complete set of fifty 1977 Touchdown Club photo cards, with forty-eight of the cards signed on the front by the respective player. Missing only #10 Luckman and 25 Hutson for signature completeness (both cards are included; Huston is unsigned; the Luckman card features a secretarial signature on the front). This is an outstanding near-complete signed set, with nearly all of the players long since deceased. Comprised of the following: 1 Red Grange , 2 George Halas , 3 Benny Friedman , 4 Cliff Battles, 5 Mike Michalske, 6 George McAfee, 7 Beattie Feathers, 8 Ernie Caddel, 9 George Musso, 11 Cecil Isbell, 12 Bronko Nagurski , 13 Hunk Anderson, 14 Dick Farman, 15 Aldo Forte, 16 Ki Aldrich, 17 Jim Lee Howell, 18 Ray Flaherty, 19 Hampton Pool, 20 Alex Wojciechowicz, 21 Bill Osmanski, 22 Hank Soar, 23 Dutch Clark, 24 Joe Muha, 26 Jim Poole, 27 Charley Malone, 28 Charley Trippi, 29 Andy Farkas, 30 Clarke Hinkle, 31 Gary Famiglietti, 32 Bulldog Turner, 33 Sammy Baugh , 34 Pat Harder, 35 Tuffy Leemans, 36 Ken Strong , 37 Barney Poole, 38 Bruiser Kinard, 39 Buford Ray, 40 Ace Parker, 41 Buddy Parker, 42 Mel Hein , 43 Ed Danowski, 44 Bill Dudley, 45 Paul Stenn, 46 George Connor, 47 George Sauer, 48 Armand Niccolai, 49 Tony Canadeo, 50 Bill Willis. All of the signatures, penned in a variety of inks, grade "9" or "10," with the exception of Buddy Parker ("5/6") and Aldo Forte ("7"). A number of the cards display very modest corner wear. Ex-Mt condition overall. Also included with the set is a real-photo postcard (Nr-Mt) of Ernie Nevers signed on the front in blue ink (grading "6") and a 1955 Bowman football card #28 (Vg) of Jack Christiansen signed on the front in blue ink (personalized "To Pat," grading "9"). Total: 50 cards (48 signed, plus real-photo postcard and 1955 Bowman football card). LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $1,304

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