Love of the Game February 2, 2013 Auction
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Stunning group of ultra high-grade cards with a massive weighted GPA of 8.90.  This collection, ranked #5 on the current PSA registry and #10 on its all-time finest list, clearly one of the most spectacular Nu-Card Football sets ever assembled.  Missing just card #119 of Bill Swinford for completion, no card in this collection grades underneath a NM-MT 8, with a staggering 70 cards grading MINT 9.

Another set consisting solely of college football players, the 1961 Nu-Card set contains the rookie cards of Heisman winner Ernie Davis, John Hadl and Roman Gabriel, and contains cards of approximately 30 players that went on to play in the NFL.  Each colorful card includes a cartoon image related to the player's position, a pennant emblazoned with the player's school, and a black and white inset photo of the player, all set against a crisp, white background.  The card reverse contains personal stats on the player as well as highlights of the player's college career.

Other players included in this set who went on to play in the NFL include Bob Ferguson, Ron Snidow, Steve Barnett, Roy Winston, Billy Neighbors, Ken Byers, Ed Pine, Charlie Mitchell, Mike Lucci, Alex Kroll, Jimmy Saxton, Gary Collins, Curtis McClinton, Ray Poage, Stan Sczurek, Pete Case, Chuck Lamson, Sonny Gibbs, Roger Kochman, Normal Beal, Art Perkins, Gary Barnes, Don Lisbon, Charles Rieves, Tom Hutchinson, Galen Hall, Bill Miller and Ron Miller.

A stunningly crisp, bright white collection of 1961 Nu-Card football cards, an astounding set honoring the best in early 60s college football, one of the finest such sets ever assembled.
1961 Nu-Card Football High-Grade Near Set (79/80) - #5 on the PSA Set Registry!1961 Nu-Card Football High-Grade Near Set (79/80) - #5 on the PSA Set Registry!1961 Nu-Card Football High-Grade Near Set (79/80) - #5 on the PSA Set Registry!1961 Nu-Card Football High-Grade Near Set (79/80) - #5 on the PSA Set Registry!1961 Nu-Card Football High-Grade Near Set (79/80) - #5 on the PSA Set Registry!
1961 Nu-Card Football High-Grade Near Set (79/80) - #5 on the PSA Set Registry!
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $561
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Sunday, February 3, 2013.
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