1965 to 1967 Philadelphia Football Partial Sets Collection (313 cards) Including 96 PSA-Graded Cards

Sold For: $1,800

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2180

Item Year: 1965

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

Rate This Item

Partially complete set run of three of the four football sets (313 of the 594 cards) issued by Philadelphia Gum (1965 thru 1967). The collection is 53% complete, spanning all three years, with ninety-six cards graded by PSA (except for five SGC as noted), and 217 raw cards (with many worthy of PSA grading). Many stars and Hall of Famers highlight this collection of 313 different cards. 1) 1965 (107 of 198 cards): The raw cards grade twenty Nr/Mt or better, twenty-two Ex to Ex-Mt, and three lesser. Keys: #115 R. Brown (HOF, 70/30 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 138 Ringo (HOF, Ex-Mt), 147 J. H. Johnson (HOF, 70/30 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), and 176 Jim Johnson (HOF, Ex). Sixty-two cards have been graded by PSA: MINT 9 (2 cards): #48 and 60. NM-MT+ 8.5 (1 card): #136 Ramsey (SGC NM/MT+ 92). NM-MT 8 (46 cards): #5, 6, 16, 18, 27, 29, 32, 34, 38, 42, 49 McDonald (HOF), 67, 70, 73 W. Davis (HOF), 74, 84 Packers Play Card with Vince Lombardi, 88 Grier, 91 (SGC NM/MT 88), 92, 95, 113, 121, 122, 123, 125, 126, 129, 130, 131, 132 (SGC NM/MT 88), 133, 134, 135, 137, 140, 154, 155, 156, 161, 171 Brodie, 173, 182, 183, two 197 Checklist No. 1. NM 7 (7 cards): #7, 9, 61, 98, 101, 164, and 168. EX-MT 6 (4 cards): #13, 64 LeBeau RC (HOF), 85, and 169. EX 5 (2 cards): #87 and 193. 2) 1966 (69 of 198 cards): The raw cards grade eight Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, twenty-six Ex to Ex-Mt, and seven lesser. Keys: #70 LeBeau (HOF, Ex), 80 Adderly (HOF, Ex+), 83 Davis (HOF, Ex-Mt), 85 Gregg (HOF, 80/20 L/R and T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), 87 Nitschke (HOF, Gd+), 89 Taylor (HOF, Vg-Ex), 102 Olsen (HOF, Nr/Mt-Mt), 114 Tarkenton (HOF, Ex+), 115 Tingelhoff (HOF, 30/70 T/B and R/L, otherwise Nr/Mt), 119 R. Brown (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 173 Brodie (Nr/Mt-Mt). Twenty-eight cards have been graded by PSA: MINT 9 (2 cards): #117 and 183. NM-MT+ 8.5 (1 card): #61 Meredith (SGC NM/MT+ 92). NM-MT 8 (17 cards): #65, 78, 90 W. Wood (HOF), 91, 94, 97 McDonald (HOF), 109, 121, 123, 124, 129, 131, 165, 179, 180, 182, and 188. NM+ 7.5 (1 card): #122 (SGC NM+ 86). NM 7 (6 cards): #1, 38 Sayers RC (HOF), 88 Starr (HOF), 118, 130, and 198 Checklist No. 2. EX-MT 6 (1 card): #27 Bears. 4) 1967 (137 of 198 cards): The raw cards grade twenty-nine Nr/Mt (including a few better), ninety-one Ex to Ex-Mt, and eleven lesser. Keys: #28 Butkus (HOF, Ex), 29 Ditka (HOF, Ex), 35 Sayers (HOF, Ex+), Kelly (HOF, Nr/Mt), 46 Warfield (HOF, Ex-Mt), 52 Hayes (HOF, Nr/Mt-Mt), 55 Lilly (HOF, Vg-Ex+), 57 Meredith (Ex), 58 Reeves RC (HOF, 75/25 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), 59 Renfro (HOF, Vg-Ex), 66 LeBeau (HOF, Ex), 76 Davis (HOF, Ex), 77 Gregg (HOF, Ex-Mt), 78 Jordan (HOF, 80/20 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 79 Nitschke (HOF, Ex-Mt), 80 Robinson RB (HOF, Ex), 82 Starr (HOF, Ex-Mt), 83 Wood (HOF, Vg), 90 Jones (HOF, Nr/Mt+), 91 McDonald (HOF, Ex-Mt), 94 Olsen (HOF, Nr/Mt), 106 Tarkenton (HOF, Ex-Mt), 107 Tingelhoff (HOF, Ex), 165 Smith (HOF, Ex), and 172 Brodie (Ex-Mt). Six cards are graded by SGC: NM/MT+ 92 (1 card): #97 Vikings. NM/MT 88 (5 cards): #6 (PSA NM-MT 8), 15, 74 Adderly (HOF), 119, and 158. The total SMR value in the assigned grades is $2,113 (factoring the half-grades at the lower whole-grade level). Total: 313 cards.
Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000++.


More items like this:

(Swipe images to see more)