1970s and 1980s Topps "Sci-Fi Movies" Theme Unopened Wax Box Collection (7 Boxes, 252 Packs)

Sold For: $540

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2572

Item Year: 1976

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Collection of seven different wax boxes from five different Topps nonsport trading-card sets, of which six are related to science-fiction films and one sci-fi television show, and spanning the years 1976 to 1983. The collection consists of the following: 1) 1976 Topps "King Kong" (36 wax packs): Packs are overall Ex-Mt or better. Display box is Vg-Ex with normal shelf wear visible, including light creasing to top and side panels. 2) 1978 Topps "Battlestar Galactica" (36 wax packs): The packs were all opened to remove the gum, but the cards all remain Nr/Mt or better. Display box is Vg-Ex with normal shelf wear visible, including light creasing to top and side panels. 3-4) Two 1978 Topps "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (72 wax packs): Packs are overall Ex-Mt or better. One display box is Excellent with normal shelf wear and the other is Gd with heavy creasing on side panel and a tear on the seam of one panel. 5) 1979 Topps "Alien" (36 wax packs): Packs are overall Vg-Ex or better. Display box is Vg-Ex with normal shelf wear visible, including light creasing to top and side panels. 6-7) Two 1983 Topps "Return of the Jedi" (72 wax packs): Packs are overall Ex-Mt or better. One display box is Excellent with normal shelf wear and the other is Gd with heavy creasing on side panel and a black ink "X" mark on the top lid. This is a very attractive collection of seven original wax boxes, which would make great additions to any collection of nonsport cards or unopened material. Total: 7 boxes. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).


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