1955 Topps All-American Football Complete Set (100)

Sold For: $7,800

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1872

Item Year: 1955

Category: Football/Basketball/Hockey/Boxing/Other Sports

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Offered is a 100-card complete set of the 1955 Topps All-American series, the last football-card set issued by Topps honoring college football stars. This set is full of highlights, containing seventeen Hall of Famers, numerous rookies, and many challenging short prints. This is an extremely crisp, clean, and high-grade complete set. Condition is 29% Nr/Mt-Mt, 45% Nr/Mt, 14% Ex-Mt, and 12% Vg-Ex to Ex (including a few Vg). We have submitted twenty-five cards to be professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #1 Hickman (NM 7), 6 Kinnick RC (Nr/Mt+), 12 Graham (EX-MT 6), 16 Rockne (NM 7), 20 Baugh (NM-MT 8), 21 White-Correct Bio (NM-MT 8), 27 Grange (NM 7), 35 Harmon SP RC (NM 7), 37 Thorpe (NM 7), 56 Nevers (Nr/Mt), 68 Four Horsemen (NM 7), 85 Luckman (Nr/Mt+), 97 Hutson RC (NM-MT 8), 98 Feathers (100/0 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), and 100 Henry RC (Nr/Mt). Other Graded Cards: MINT 9 (1 card): #55. NM-MT 8 (9 cards): #22, 30, 42, 47, 66, 77, 87, 88, and 94. NM 7 (3 cards): #14 Tinsley-Correct Bio, 34 O’Brien RC, and 58. EX-MT 6 (1 card): #25. VG 3 (1 card): #38 Stagg RC. This is a very attractive high-grade complete football set from the 1950s, loaded with all of the great stars and Hall of Famers of the era. The SMR value for just twenty-four of the graded cards is $4,419. Total: 100 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500+.


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