Spring 2020 Premier Auction - Closes April 11
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Outstanding mixed-grade near-set of 1965 Topps, the "tall boy" issue that has become a favorite among vintage football collectors.  This group is missing just four cards for completion: #46 Willie Brown (HOF RC), #100 Jon Gilliam, #122 Joe Namath (HOF RC) and #133Fred Biletnikoff (HOF RC).  A condition breakdown of the entire set is roughly 5% NM or better, 12% EX/MT, 25% EX, 33% VG/EX, 22% VG and 3% lesser.  The primary condition issues, as is typical with Topps issues of the era, lies in the centering.  

Seventeen of the cards have been graded by PSA.  They are as follows: 1) PSA NM+ 7.5 (1 card); #71 Ode Burrell; 2) PSA NM 7 (5 cards): #18 Tony Romeo, #65 Lionel Taylor, #93 Tommy Brooker, #137 Ben Davidson, #153 J.R. Williamson; 3) PSA EX-MT 6 (7 cards): #48 Eldon Danenhauer, #75 Don Floyd, #82 Bob McLeod, #99 Len Dawson, #196 Jerry Mays, #116 Winston Hill, #164 Ernie Ladd; PSA EX 5 (3 cards): #35 Jack Kemp, #130 Clyde Washington, #176 Checklist; PSA VG/EX 4 (1 card: #69 George Blanda.  Remaining keys grade as follows: #87 Checklist (VG), #94 Buchanan EX/MT, #121 Maynard VG, #145 Otto EX/MT, #155 Alworth EX.  An exceptional near set, one of the most popular postwar vintage football issues.  172 cards total.

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1965 Topps Football Near-Complete Set (172/176)
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Minimum Bid: $500
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,320
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
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