Thank you for visiting our past auction result archives. If you have an item identical (or similar) to this auction lot, please call, write or contact us to discuss. We will be able to help you.

Lot # 630 (of 1807)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1956-1967 Topps Baseball and Football Original Owner "Shoebox" Collection (1,717 cards)

Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $3,851.25

Substantial original-owner collection of 1,717 baseball and football cards spanning the years 1956 to 1967. This collection is highlighted by over 150 Hall of Famers, including Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Jim Brown, Paul Hornung, and Bart Starr, along with partial sets of 1958, 1961, and 1963 Topps baseball. This is an untouched boyhood collection that was obviously thoroughly enjoyed by our consignor in his youth. Baseball: 1) 1956 Topps (2 cards): #226 Giants Team and 340 McDermott (both Pr). 2) 1957 Topps (1 card): Richardson RC (Fr). 3) 1958 Topps (413 cards): 377 different (76% complete set) in overall Pr to Vg-Ex condition (averaging Gd/Vg), including #47 Maris RC (Vg), 85 Aparicio (Gd), 88 Snider (Gd), 90 Roberts (Vg), 100 Wynn (Gd), two 115 Bunning (Vg and Gd), 142 Slaughter (Gd), 150 Mantle (Gd), 190 Schoendienst (Vg), 288 Killebrew (Pr), 307 B. Robinson (Vg), 320 Ford (Gd), 324 Wilhelm (Vg), 343 Cepeda RC (Vg), 370 Berra (Pr), 375 Reese (Vg), 400 Fox (Vg), 418 Mantle/Aaron (Vg), 424 Doby (Gd), three 476 Musial AS (two Vg-Ex and Vg), 480 Mathews AS (Vg), two 482 Banks AS (Vg-Ex and Vg), 484 Robinson AS (Vg-Ex), 485 Williams AS (Fr), 486 Mays AS (Vg), three 487 Mantle AS (all Vg), 488 Aaron AS (Vg-Ex), and two 494 Spahn AS (both Vg-Ex). 4) 1959 Fleer (2 cards): Pr to Gd condition. 5) 1959 Topps (68 cards): Gd to Ex (averaging Vg/Vg-Ex) condition, including #155 Slaughter (Pr), 430 Ford (Gd), 450 Mathews (Vg-Ex), 461 Mantle Thrills (Vg), 480 Schoendienst (Vg-Ex), and 515 Killebrew (Vg). 6) 1960 Fleer (1 card): #26 Feller (Vg). 7) 1960 Topps (20 cards): Overall Gd to Vg, condition including #377 Maris (Pr). 8) 1961 Jay Publishing NY Yankees (12 cards): All Pr due to staple holes and some writing, including Mantle, Maris, Berra, and Ford. 9) 1961 Post Cereal (88 cards): Condition is 54% Pr/Fr (staple holes) including #1 Berra, 20 Fox, 39 Bunning, 128 Mazeroski, 145 Mays, 167 Snider, 182 F. Robinson, and 196 Santo, and 46% Vg to Vg-Ex, including #132 Clemente (Vg-Ex), 160 Drysdale, and 167 Snider. 10) 1961 Topps (374 cards): 298 different (51% complete set) in overall Vg to Ex condition, including #20 Roberts (Ex), 30 Fox (Vg-Ex), 80 Killebrew (Vg-Ex), 88 Ashburn (Vg-Ex), 120 Mathews (Vg), 141 Williams RC (Vg), 150 Mays (Vg-Ex), 160 Ford (Ex), 200 Spahn (Ex), 211 Gibson (Vg-Ex), 228 Yankees Team (Vg), 287 Yastrzemski (Ex), 350 Banks (Vg-Ex), 360 Robinson (Ex), and four high numbers. 11) 1962 Post Cereal (35 cards): 50% Pr/Fr (staple holes), including #6 Maris, 26 Bunning, 29 Robinson, 85 Killebrew, 142 Mays, and 170 Mazeroski, and 50% Vg. 12) 1962 Topps (111 cards): Overall Vg to Ex condition, including #288 Williams (Ex), 318 Mantle Switch Hitter (Ex), and 360 Berra (Vg-Ex). 13) 1963 Fleer (8 cards): Vg to Ex including #42 Koufax (Vg-Ex), 43 Wills (Vg-Ex), and Checklist (marked, otherwise Vg-Ex). 14) 1963 Post Cereal (1 card): #110 Sanford (Pr). 15) 1963 Topps (372 cards): 283 different (49% complete set) in overall Vg to Ex condition (with some lesser), including #25 Kaline (Vg+), 108 Wilhelm (Vg-Ex), 169 Perry RC (Vg-Ex), 200 Mantle (Ex), 228 Oliva RC (Vg-Ex+), two 233 Stengel (both Vg-Ex), two 242 Banks/Aaron (both Vg-Ex), 252 Santo (Ex+), 300 Mays (Vg-Ex), 320 Spahn (Vg-Ex), 340 Berra (Ex+), 345 Robinson (Vg-Ex), two 360 Drysdale (both Ex+), and 380 Banks (Ex-Mt). 16) 1967 Topps (1 card): #5 Ford (Vg-Ex). Football: 17) 1957 Topps (21 cards): Overall Pr to Vg condition, including three #119 Starr RC (Fr and two Pr) and 151 Hornung RC (Fr). 18) 1958 Topps (16 cards): Vg to Vg-Ex, including #75 Johnson (Vg-Ex) and 103 Ringo (Vg). 19) 1959 Topps (18 cards): Vg-Ex to Ex, including #116 Kramer RC (Ex). 20) 1960 Topps (64 cards): Overall Vg-Ex to Ex (with a few lesser), including #46 Schmidt (Ex+), 51 Starr (Ex+), 52 Taylor (Ex), 54 Hornung (Ex-Mt), 56 Gregg (Vg-Ex+), 57 Ringo (Vg+), 87 Bednarick (Ex), two 93 Layne (Ex+ and Ex), 94 Johnson (Ex+), two 101 Stautner (Ex-Mt and Ex+). 21) 1961 Fleer (1 card): #96 Ringo (Pr). 22) 1961 Topps (26 cards): Overall Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt (with a few lesser), including #36 Schmidt (Ex-Mt), 39 Starr (Vg-Ex), 40 Hornung (Ex), 41 Taylor (Ex), 45 Jordan (Ex), and two 96 McDonald (Vg+ and Pr). 23) 1962 Post Cereal (17 cards): Overall Vg, including #6 Hornung (Fr), 26 Robustelli (Pr), and 61 Brown (Ex). 24) 1962 Topps (17 cards): Overall Vg-Ex to Ex condition including #63 Starr (Ex), 66 Taylor (Ex-Mt), 68 Ringo (Ex), 72 Jordan (Vg-Ex), two 108 Robustelli (Ex and Vg-Ex), 115 Jurgensen (Vg-Ex), 116 McDonald (Vg-Ex), and 151 Kilmer (Vg-Ex+). 25) 1962 Topps Bucks (28 cards): Overall Vg with normal fold lines (four severe miscuts), including two Berry, two Brown, two Layne, McDonald, two Mitchell, three Nomellini, Starr, and Tarkenton. This is an impressive sampling of cards from the golden age of baseball and football cards. This collection presents a tremendous collecting value as it includes numerous highlights and is far more affordable compared to a higher-grade collection boasting even a small percentage of the Hall of Famers and key cards included here. Total: 1,717 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $3,851.25


(Click the smaller thumbnails to the left and right (if any) to cycle through each photo in the gallery of images for this lot.)