(3) 1961-1969 Topps/Fleer/Philadelphia Gum Football Complete Sets 
Lot Number 514
 
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The glory days of the early NFL are detailed on this threesome of 1961-1969 Topps, Fleer and Philadelphia Gum complete sets. These mid-to-high grade selections portray some of the greatest talent ever to lace up the spikes. Focal points include 1961 Fleer: (220 cards, average EX/EX-MT) #11 J. Brown (EX), #30 Unitas (EX/EX-MT), #41 Meredith RC (EX/EX-MT), #59 Brodie RC (VG-EX), #88 Starr (VG-EX), #90 Hornung (short), #155 Kemp (short), #166 Blanda (short), #215 Maynard RC (EX/EX-MT); 1964 Philadelphia: (196 cards, no checklist, median EX/EX-MT) #12 Unitas (EX-MT), #17 Ditka (EX/EX-MT), #30 J. Brown (EX-MT), #51 Meredith (EX-MT), #71 Adderley RC (EX), #79 Starr (VG-EX), #91 Olsen RC (NM), #109 Tarkenton (EX/EX-MT), #117 Gifford (EX-MT); 1969 Topps: (263 cards, mostly EX-MT) #25 Unitas (EX-MT), #26 Piccolo RC (EX-MT), #51 Sayers (EX-MT), #100 Namath (EX-MT), #120 Csonka RC (EX-MT), #161 Griese (NM) and #215 Starr (NM). In the Fleer and Philadelphia Gum sets, there are some moderate centering issues along with a handful of instances of wax staining. Each series contains some cards better and others lesser than the assigned aggregate. For a complete list of key cards, please visit our website.

1961 Fleer: (220 cards, average EX/EX-MT) #11 J. Brown (EX), #30 Unitas (EX/EX-MT), #41 Meredith RC (EX/EX-MT), #59 Brodie RC (VG-EX), #88 Starr (VG-EX), #89 J. Taylor (EX), #90 Hornung (short), #117 Layne (EX), #155 Kemp (short), #166 Blanda (short), #188 Flores RC (EX-MT), #215 Maynard RC (EX/EX-MT); 1964 Philadelphia: (196 cards, no checklist, median EX/EX-MT); #3 Mackey RC (EX), #12 Unitas (EX-MT), #14 Colts/Shula (EX-MT), #17 Ditka (EX/EX-MT), #30 J. Brown (EX-MT), #48 Lilly (VG-EX), #51 Meredith (EX-MT), #80 J. Taylor (VG-EX), #71 Adderley RC (EX), #72 W. Davis RC (VG), #74 Hornung (EX), #79 Starr (VG-EX), #91 Olsen RC (NM), #109 Tarkenton (EX/EX-MT), #117 Gifford (EX-MT); 1969 Topps: (263 cards, mostly EX-MT) #25 Unitas (EX-MT), #26 Piccolo RC (EX-MT), #51 Sayers (EX-MT), #75 Meredith (NM), #100 Namath (EX-MT), #120 Csonka RC (EX-MT), #139 Butkus (EX), #150 Tarkenton (EX/EX-MT), #161 Griese (NM), #215 Starr (NM)  
 
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