1959 to 1975 Topps Football Card-Collection (1,506) Including 330 Hall of Famers!

October 5, 2013

Enormous collection of 1,506 football cards (or card-related) from fifteen different Topps sets, dating from 1959 to 1975, highlighted by 330 Hall of Famers, including Johnny Unitas, Bart Starr, Joe Namath, and many more. Eighteen cards are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA. The collection consists of the following: 1) 1959 Topps (8 different cards): #17 Colts (marked), 21 Bears (Ex), 25 (PSA NM-MT 8), 26 (Vg-Ex+), 61 49ers (Vg-Ex), 85 (Nr/Mt), 127 (MINT 9), and 132 Redskins (Ex). 2) 1961 Nu-Card (1 card): #166 Gabriel (Ex-Mt). 3) 1961 Lake to Lake Packers (25 cards, including 13 different): 28% Nr/Mt or better, 48% Ex-Mt (mostly due to centering), and 24% Ex (including two trimmed). Keys: Adderley (HOF, Nr/Mt), Gregg (HOF, slight trim, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), two Ringo (HOF, NM 7 and Nr/Mt), and four Taylor (HOF, NM-MT 8, two Ex-Mt+, and slight trim, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt). 4) 1967 Topps (95 different cards): 42% Nr/Mt (including some Nr/Mt-Mt) and 58% Ex to Ex-Mt. Keys: #24 Kemp (Ex-Mt), 28 Shaw (HOF, 65/35 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), 69 Bell (HOF, Nr/Mt), 82 McDaniel RC (30/70 L/R and B/T, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), 97 Maynard (HOF, 70/30 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), and 125 Mix (HOF, Nr/Mt-Mt). 5) 1968 Topps (62 different cards): 58% Nr/Mt (including a couple Nr/Mt-Mt) and 42% Ex to Ex-Mt. Keys: #142 Blanda (HOF, Ex-Mt+), 149 Kemp (Nr/Mt), 157 Nitschke (HOF, Nr/Mt+), 161 Tarkenton (HOF, Ex-Mt), 162 Ditka (HOF, Nr/Mt), 169 Maynard (HOF, Ex-Mt), 171 Dawson (HOF, Ex), 181 Lilly (HOF, Nr/Mt+), 193 Alworth (HOF, Nr/Mt-Mt), and 219 Checklist (Nr/Mt). 6) 1969 Topps (83 cards, including 70 different): 29% Nr/Mt (including a few better), 47% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 24% lesser. Keys: #20 Dawson (HOF, Nr/Mt), 26 Piccolo RC (EX-MT 6), 43 Smith (HOF, Nr/Mt), 44 Wilcox (HOF, Ex-Mt), 51 Sayers (HOF, EX-MT+ 6.5), 65 Wilson (HOF, Ex-Mt), 75 Meredith (Ex-Mt), 80 Checklist (Ex), three 100 Namath (HOF, two NM 7 and Vg-Ex), two 105 Atkins (HOF, Ex-Mt+ and Vg-Ex), two 120 Csonka RC (HOF, NM 7 and EX-MT 6), 125 Gabriel (NM-MT 8), and three 132 Checklist (Ex+ and two Vg-Ex). 7) 1969 Topps 4-in-1 (134 cards, including 53 different): 26% Nr/Mt, 40% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 34% lesser (including some due to 100/0 T/B centering). Keys: three Namath (HOF, Nr/Mt and two Ex-Mt), four Piccolo/Hanburger (HOF, two Ex-Mt and two Vg), two Starr (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex), three Csonka/Mix (HOF, Ex+ and two Vg), and two Unitas/Renfro (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex). 8) 1969 Topps 4-in-1 Albums (105 albums, including complete set of 26 different): Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt overall, averaging Ex. 9) 1970 Topps (273 cards, including 164 different): 42% Nr/Mt (including some better), 47% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 11% lesser. Keys: #1 Dawson (HOF, Vg-Ex due to centering), two 9 Checklist (Nr/Mt and Vg due to centering), 10 Griese (HOF, Ex-Mt), 20 Kelly (NM-MT 8), two 25 Stenerud RC (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex), two 30 Starr (HOF, NM 7 and slight miscut, otherwise Ex-Mt), two 43 Bethea RC (HOF, both Ex-Mt+), two 45 Renfro (HOF, Nr/Mt and Ex-Mt), two 55 Nitschke (HOF, both Nr/Mt), two 57 Wilcox (HOF, Nr/Mt and Ex-Mt), 59 Page RC (HOF, Nr/Mt), two 62 Mackey (HOF, Nr/Mt and Ex-Mt), two 70 Sayers (HOF, NM 7 and Ex-Mt), two 75 Barney (HOF, Nr/Mt and Ex-Mt), two 80 Tarkenton (HOF, both 35/65 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt+), 85 Biletnikoff (HOF, Nr/Mt), four 87 Lilly (HOF, NM-MT 8, Nr/Mt, and two Ex-Mt), 93 Hanburger (HOF, Ex-Mt), two 102 Robinson (HOF, Ex-Mt+ and Vg-Ex), two 116 Otto (HOF, Nr/Mt and Ex+), 125 Jones (HOF, Ex-Mt), 132 Checklist (Ex-Mt), 135 Warfield (HOF, Ex), 145 Taylor (HOF, Ex), 151 Mack (HOF, Ex), 154 Bell (HOF, Ex+), 180 Unitas (HOF, Ex), 189 Hayes (HOF, Ex), 213 Marshall (NM-MT 8), 229 Shaw (HOF, Nr/Mt), and 261 Wood (HOF, 90/10 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex). 10) 1970 Topps Super Glossy (6 cards): two #3 Matte (Nr/Mt and Vg), 5 Kelly (Vg+), 15 Tarkenton (HOF, Gd), 20 Jurgensen (HOF, Gd), and 29 Namath (HOF, Fr). 11) 1971 Topps Game (162 cards, including 49 different): 18% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 50% Vg-Ex to Ex, and 32% Gd to Vg. Keys: five #3 Namath (HOF, Nr/Mt and four Vg-Ex), two 7 Simpson (HOF, Ex-Mt and Vg), three 10 Sayers (HOF, Nr/Mt, Ex-Mt, and Vg-Ex), three 37 Unitas (HOF, Vg-Ex and two Vg), and four 50 Starr (Vg-Ex and three Vg). 12) 1971 Topps Pin-Ups (1 pin-up): #5 Tarkenton (HOF, Vg-Ex). 13) 1972 Topps (289 cards, including 203 different): 39% Nr/Mt (including some better), 50% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 11% lesser. Keys: #1 AFC Rushing Ldrs (Ex+), two 4 NFC Passingle Ldrs - Staubach (both Ex), two 29 Checklist (Nr/Mt and Ex-Mt), 55 Manning RC (Ex-Mt due to centering), two 65 Plunkett RC (Nr/Mt+ and Ex), 80 Griese (HOF, Ex-Mt due to centering), 93 Hendricks RC (HOF, Ex-Mt), three 100 Namath (HOF, Ex-Mt, Ex+, and Vg-Ex), two 101 Greenwood RC (Nr/Mt and Ex-Mt), 104 Yary RC (HOF, Ex-Mt), four Alzado RC (Ex-Mt, two Ex, and Vg-Ex), two 110 Sayers (HOF, both Ex-Mt), 120 Bradshaw IA (HOF, Ex-Mt), three 122 Staubach IA (HOF, two Ex-Mt and Ex), 150 Bradshaw (HOF, NM 7), 165 Unitas (HOF, Vg), 170 Butkus (HOF, Ex-Mt due to centering), 186 Upshaw RC (HOF, Ex-Mt), 209 Jones (HOF, Nr/Mt), 210 Biletnikoff (HOF, Ex due to centering), 225 Tarkenton (HOF, Ex), two 230 Greene (HOF, Ex and Vg), 235 Blanda (HOF, Ex), 245 Dawson (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 248 Alworth (HOF, Vg-Ex due to centering). 14) 1973 Topps (85 cards, including 84 different): 50% Vg-Ex to Ex and 50% lesser (mostly Vg). Keys: #25 Blanda (HOF, Vg-Ex), 60 Tarkenton (HOF, Ex), 280 Greene (HOF, Vg-Ex), 295 Griese (HOF, Vg), 300 Butkus (HOF, Vg+), and 500 Simpson (HOF, Vg-Ex). 15) 1975 Topps (177 cards, including 176 different): 55% Nr/Mt or better and 45% Ex to Ex-Mt (including a couple Vg-Ex). Keys: #7 Blanda (HOF, Nr/Mt+), 12 Blount RC (HOF, Ex+), 65 Pearson RC (Nr/Mt), 145 Staubach (HOF, Nr/Mt), 282 Swann RC (HOF, Vg-Ex), 300 Harris (HOF, Ex+), two 367 Fouts RC (HOF, NM 7 and Ex-Mt), 380 Stabler (HOF, Nr/Mt), 416 Theismann RC (Ex-Mt due to centering), 425 Greene (HOF, Ex-Mt), 461 Bradshaw (HOF, Ex due to centering), and 524 Branch RC (Nr/Mt). Total: 1,506 items (1,400 cards, 105 albums, and one pin-up).