1957 Topps Football Complete Set (155) Including Johnny Unitas Rookie PSA NM 7 and Bill Sherman Error Card!

Sold For: $2,700

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2138

Item Year: 1957

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

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Presented is a complete 154-card set plus one variation of 1957 Topps Football, highlighted by thirty-four Hall of Famers, including the rookie cards of Bart Starr, Johnny Unitas, and Paul Hornung, as well as the scarce #58 Bill Sherman error card (no team/position variation). Condition is 33% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt and 67% Vg-Ex to Ex (including a couple lesser). We have selected four key cards to be graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #15 Butler RC (Ex-Mt), 22 Van Brocklin (15/85 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 26 Matson (Ex-Mt), 30 Tittle (Vg-Ex), 31 Blanda (Ex-Mt), 32 Layne (20/80 T/B, otherwise Ex+), 35 Tunnel (Vg-Ex), 46 Hirsch (Ex-Mt), 49 Bednarik (light wax on reverse, otherwise Nr/Mt), 58 Sherman/No Team or Position (EX 5), 71 Robustelli (Ex+), 85 Lane RC (Ex-Mt), 88 Gifford (Ex-Mt+), 92 Stautner (15/85 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 94 Berry RC (Ex+), 95 McElhenny (75/25 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 104 Morrall (Ex), 106 Christiansen (Nr/Mt), 119 Starr RC (EX-MT 6), 124 McDonald RC (Ex), 128 Moore (100/0 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 129 Perry (Ex), 138 Unitas RC (NM 7), 147 Ford (Ex), and 151 Hornung RC (EX 5). With few exceptions, this is a particularly crisp and clean complete set of this popular football issue, highlighted by extremely attractive examples of several key cards. The SMR value for just the four PSA-graded cards is $2,160. Total: 155 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+.

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