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1956 to 1958 Topps Football Partial Set Collection (291 cards)

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $1,659.00

"Shoebox" collection of 291 different Topps Football gum cards from three classic early sets, highlighted by many star cards and Hall of Famers. The collection consists of 84 1956 Topps, 132 1957 Topps, and 75 1958 Topps. We have selected three key cards to be graded by SGC. 1) 1956 Topps (84 cards): Condition is Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt, averaging Ex, with ten lesser (mostly due to centering). Keys: #6 Van Brocklin (Vg-Ex+), 8 Creekmur (Ex-Mt), 9 Groza (Nr/Mt), 11 Blanda (Vg-Ex), 20 Christiansen (Ex-Mt), 28 Bednarik (Ex+), 42 Fears (Ex), 44 Schmidt (Nr/Mt), 47 George (Ex+), 50 McElhenny (Vg), 53 Gifford (Ex+), 58 Matson (Ex-Mt), 60 Moore (Vg-Ex), 74 Nomellini (Vg), 78 Hirsch (Ex+), 86 Tittle (Vg), 101 Grier (Ex), 110 Perry (Vg-Ex), and 116 Layne (Ex). 2) 1957 Topps (132 cards): Condition is Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt, averaging Ex, with seven lesser. Keys: #3 McCormack (Ex+), 5 Marchetti (Ex), 6 Nomellini (Fr), 11 Brown (Ex), 15 Butler (Ex+), 16 Johnson (Ex), 20 Creekmur (Vg-Ex), 22 Van Brocklin (Vg-Ex), 26 Matson (Ex+), 28 Groza (Ex), 30 Tittle (Vg-Ex), 31 Blanda (Ex+), 32 Layne (Ex-Mt), 35 Tunnell (Vg-Ex), 46 Hirsch (Vg), 49 Bednarik (Vg-Ex), 65 Donovan (Vg), 68 Lary (Ex-Mt), 71 Robustelli (Ex+), 85 Lane (Ex-Mt), 88 Gifford (Ex), 92 Stautner (Vg), 94 Berry RC (EX/NM 80), 95 McElhenny (Vg), 96 Jones (Ex), 119 Starr RC )EX/NM 80), 124 McDonald (Ex), 128 Moore (Ex), 129 Perry (Ex+), 138 Unitas (Gd), 147 Ford (Ex), and 151 Hornung RC (EX 60). 3) 1958 Topps (75 cards): Condition is Vg to Ex, averaging Vg-Ex. Keys: #2 Layne (Vg-Ex+), 3 Schmidt (Vg), 15 Robustelli (Ex), 16 Marchetti (Vg-Ex), 59 McCormick (Ex), 62 Brown RC (Gd), 66 Starr (Vg-Ex), 73 Gifford (Vg-Ex), 75 Johnson (Vg-Ex+), 93 Perry (Vg-Ex), 103 Ringo (Ex), 120 Berry (Ex), 122 McElhenny (Ex), 127 Matson (Gd), and 129 Blanda (Ex). This is an attractive collection of partial Topps football sets with several highlights. Total: 291 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $1,659.00


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