1955 Topps All-American Football Collection (52) with 28 PSA-Graded Cards Including Thorpe and Four Horsemen

Sold For: $3,600

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1871

Item Year: 1955

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

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Presented is a high-grade collection of fifty-two cards from the 1955 Topps All-American series, the last football-card set issued by Topps honoring college football stars. Twenty-eight of the cards are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA (all submitted by REA). This collection is highlighted by numerous stars and Hall of Famers as well as several challenging short prints. PSA Grading Composite: Fourteen NM-MT 8: #14 Tinsley (correct bio), 18 SP, 19, 21 White (correct bio), 22, 28 Hein RC SP, 30, 35 SP, 36 Edwards SP, 43, 46, 83 SP, 85 Luckman, and 94 Bernard SP. One NM+ 7.5: #21 White (correct bio). Nine NM 7: #14 Tinsley (correct bio), 16 Rockne, 20 Baugh, 29 Nomellini SP, 37 Thorpe, 56 Nevers RC, 68 The Four Horsemen SP, 70, and 98 SP. Four EX-MT 6: #14 Tinley (correct bio), 27 Grange, 52, and 100 Henry RC SP. Twenty-four ungraded: Twelve Nr/Mt, ten Ex-Mt, two Vg-Ex to Ex. Keys: #38 Stagg (75/25 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt+) and #97 Hutson (25/75 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt). This is a very attractive high-grade collection of cards from this very popular set, with many notable highlights. The SMR value for just the twenty-eight graded cards is $3,957. Total: 52 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500+.

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