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Lot # 1643 (1643 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1960 to 1969 Topps Football Complete Set Collection (9 Sets, 1,598 Cards)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $5,100

Extremely substantial and comprehensive collection of nine complete Topps football sets, comprised of a complete set collection spanning the years 1960 through 1969 (missing only 1965, which is offered separately, for completion).Though they do not have as many cards as the Topps baseball sets of the era, and are not as valuable, these football sets are actually rarer than their baseball counterparts. Each set is loaded with all the great stars and Hall of Famers.

1) 1960 Set (132 cards):
48% Ex to Ex-Mt (including a few higher), 44% Vg to Vg-Ex, 8% lower (including a couple miscut). Keys: #1 Unitas (Vg-Ex+), 23 Brown (Ex), 51 Starr (90/10 L/R, otherwise Ex), and 54 Hornung (90/10 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt).

2) 1961 Set (198 cards):
76% Ex to Ex-Mt (including some better), 16% Vg to Vg-Ex, 8% Pr to Gd Keys: #1 Unitas (pencil on back, otherwise Gd+), 39 Starr (Vg), 40 Hornung (pinhole, otherwise Vg-Ex+), 59 Brodie RC (Vg+), 71 Brown (Ex+), 150 Maynard RC (Ex-Mt), 166 Kemp (90/10 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 182 Otto RC (Vg), and 198 Checklist (marked, otherwise Vg-Ex+).

3) 1962 Set (176 cards):
66% Ex to Ex-Mt (mostly Ex), 29% Vg to Vg-Ex, 5% lower. Keys: #1 Unitas (Ex), 17 Ditka RC (Ex), 28 Brown (Ex), 36 Davis RC (Vg-Ex), Meredith (Vg+), 63 Starr (Ex), 64 Hornung (Vg-Ex), 76 Checklist (Ex), 88 Gabriel RC (Ex), 90 Tarkenton RC (Ex), and 176 Checklist (marked, otherwise Vg-Ex).

4) 1963 Set (170 cards):
78% Ex to Ex-Mt (including a few Nr/Mt), 22% Vg to Vg-Ex (including a few lower and a couple miscut). Keys: #1 Unitas (Ex), 14 Brown (Ex+), 44 Jones RC (Vg-Ex), 49 Tittle (next card showing, otherwise Vg-Ex), 62 Ditka (Ex-Mt), 74 Meredith (Ex-Mt), 82 Lilly (Ex+), 86 Starr (Nr/Mt), 96 Nitschke RC (Ex), 98 Tarkenton (Vg-Ex), 110 Jurgenson (15/85 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), and 170 Checklist (Ex).

5) 1964 Set (176 cards):
64% Ex to Ex-Mt (including some higher), 29% Vg to Vg-Ex, 7% lower (including a few trimmed). Keys: #30 Kemp (Vg), 31 Lamonica RC (Vg-Ex+), 68 Blanda (Ex), 96 Dawson (Ex), and 176 Checklist (Ex-Mt).

6) 1966 Set (132 cards):
36% Ex-Mt (including a few higher), 56% Ex, 8% Vg to Vg-Ex (including one lower). Keys: #15 Funny Ring Checklist (no top border, otherwise Vg), 26 Kemp (Ex-Mt+), 96 Namath (Ex), and 132 Checklist (no top border, otherwise Ex).

7) 1967 Set (132 cards):
73% Ex-Mt or higher, 21% Ex, 6% Vg to Vg-Ex (including a couple lower). Keys: #24 Kemp (Ex+), 61 Dawson (Ex-Mt), 82 McDaniel RC (Pr), 98 Namath (Nr/Mt), 106 Biletnikoff (Ex-Mt), and 123 Alworth (Ex).

8) 1968 Set (219 cards):
31% Nr/Mt or better, 62% Ex to Ex-Mt, 7% Vg to Vg-Ex (including one lower). Keys: #65 Namath (Nr/Mt+) and 196 Griese RC (15/85 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt+).

9) 1969 Set (263 cards):
86% Ex to Ex-Mt (including some higher), 14% Vg to Vg-Ex (including a few lower). Keys: #25 Unitas (Vg-Ex), 26 Piccolo RC (Vg-Ex), 51 Sayers (Ex-Mt), 75 Meredith (Nr/Mt+), 100 Namath (Ex-Mt+), 120 Csonka RC (miscut, otherwise Vg-Ex+), 139 Butkus (Ex), 150 Tarkenton (Nr/Mt), 161 Griese (Vg-Ex), and 215 Starr (Vg-Ex). Total: 1,598 cards representing nine complete sets.





Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $5,100


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