1964 Philadelphia Football Near-Complete PSA-Graded Set (177/198)

Sold For: $6,000

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2184

Item Year: 1964

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

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Presented is an extremely crisp, high-quality, and high-grade near-complete set (177 of 198 cards) of 1964 Philadelphia Football, entirely graded and encapsulated by PSA (except for seven SGC-graded cards and five raw cards as noted). The set is highlighted by twenty-seven different Hall of Famers, including Jim Brown, Johnny Unitas, Bart Starr, and John Mackey's rookie card, as well as several other stars of the era. This particular set has been carefully assembled over a period of several years by a dedicated collector with an overall focus on eye-appeal. This set consists of thirty-seven MINT 9s, four NM-MT+ 8.5s, 126 NM-MT 8s, three NM 7s, and two EX-MT 6s. PSA Grading Composite: MINT 9 (37 cards): #10, 11 (SGC MINT 96), 14 Colts Play Card with Don Shula, 18, 20, 24, 26, 27, 35, 38, 42, 44, 55, 62 Lary (HOF, SGC MINT 96), 63, 64, 76 J. Kramer, 96, 97, 99, 100 (SGC MINT 96), 103, 111, 112 Vikings Play Card with Norm Van Brocklin, 121, 122, 127, 133, 151, 156, 166, 167, 170, 171, 173, 184, and 191. NM-MT+ 8.5 (4 cards): #45 (SGC NM/MT+ 92), 128 (SGC NM/MT+ 92), 137 (SGC NM/MT+ 92), and 180 (SGC NM/MT+ 92). NM-MT 8 (126 cards): #15 Atkins (HOF),17 Ditka (HOF), 21, 22, 23, 25 R. Taylor RC, 28 Bears Play Card with George Halas, 29, 30 J. Brown (HOF), 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 40, 41, 43, 46, 47, 48 Lilly (HOF), 49, 50 McDonald (HOF), 51 Meredith, 52, 53, 54, 56 Cowboys Play Card with Tom Landry, 58, 59, 60, 61 Lane (HOF), 65 Morrall, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71 Adderly RC (HOF), 72 W. Davis RC (HOF), 73 Gregg (HOF), 74 Hornung (HOF), 77, 79 Starr (HOF), 80 J. Taylor (HOF), 81, 82 W. Wood (HOF), 83 Packers Team, 84 Packers Play Card with Vince Lombardi, 85, 86, 88, 90, 93, 94, 95, 98, 101, 102, 104 J. Marshall, 105, 106, 107, 109 Tarkenton (HOF), 110 Tinglehoff RC (HOF), 113, 114 R. Brown (HOF), 115, 116, 117 Gifford (HOF), 118, 119, 120, 123, 125, 126, 129, 130, 131, 132, 134, 136, 138 Snead, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144 J.H. Johnson (HOF), 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 152, 153, 154, 155, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161 J. Johnson RC (HOF), 163, 164 St. Clair (HOF), 165, 166, 169, 172, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 181, 182, 186 Jurgensen (HOF), 187, 188, 189 Mitchell (HOF), 192, 193, 195, 196, 197 Checklist No. 1, and 198 Checklist No. 2. NM 7 (3 cards): #57, 78 Ringo (HOF), and 124 Tittle (HOF). EX-MT 6 (2 cards): #3 Mackey RC (HOF) and 75 H. Jordan (HOF). The raw cards grade as follows: #5 (Ex+), 87 (slight miscut, otherwise Nr/Mt), 141 (Nr/Mt), 162 (Ex-Mt), and 190 (Nr/Mt-Mt). This near-complete set presents an incredible opportunity to acquire a tremendous foundation for one of the finest sets ever assembled of this popular 1960s football series, loaded with many of the great stars and Hall of Famers of the era. The total SMR value in the assigned grades is $5,096 (factoring the four half-grades at the lower whole-grade level). Total: 177 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500++


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