1972 Topps Football PSA Graded Set of (351) - #3 on Registry 
Lot Number 520
 
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An impressive sight to say the least, presented is a 1972 Topps football set of (351) which has been completely graded by PSA. Consisting of only NM-MT 8 and MT 9 specimens, the set can be tracked at the PSA Set Registry and currently ranks as the third-best set, and fifth-best of all time. Containing several tough rookie cards and a plethora of star quarterbacks and Hall of Famers as well as a very difficult high-series, the 1972 Topps football set is the most important set of the decade, dwarfing even its 1960s and most of its 1950s counterparts in popularity and value along the way. In all, there are (131) PSA NM-MT 8 and (220) PSA MT 9, for a 100% completion rate and a STUNNING average grade of (“8.63”). Some of the highlights include PSA 9 with NONE HIGHER: (79) including #42 Barney, #69 Wilcox, #105 Hayes, #128 Gabriel IA, #131 Matte IA, #135 AFC Semi, #167 Warfield, #205 L. Wilson, #224 Hill, #230 Greene and #251 Unitas IA and high-numbers #273, #288, #293, #315, #319 and #323; the remaining (139) PSA 9 with few higher examples include #13 Riggins RC (4 higher), #40 Gabriel (1 higher), #55 Manning RC (4 higher), #65 Plunkett RC (3 higher), #95 Brown (4 higher), #100 Namath (6 higher), #101 Greenwood RC, #106 Alzado RC (3 higher), #110 Sayers (2 higher), #120 Bradshaw IA (8 higher), #121 Kiick IA (3 higher), #122 Staubach IA (2 higher), #126 Riggins IA (7 higher), #134 NFC Semi (3 higher), #136 NFC Semi (1 higher), #145 Lilly (1 higher), #165 Unitas (1 higher), #181 Olsen (2 higher), #186 Upshaw RC (1 higher), #204 Buchanan (1 higher), #209 Jones (1 higher), #210 Biletnikoff (1 higher), #245 Dawson (2 higher), #257 Greenwood IA (1 higher), #259 Csonka IA (1 higher and high numbers #266 Wright AP (5 higher), #267 Little AP (4 higher), #272 Griese AP (5 higher), #279 Page AP (2 higher), #280 Lilly AP (4 higher), #282 Wilcox AP (2 higher), #287 Houston AP (8 higher), #291 Spurrier RC (3 higher), #294 Checklist (4 higher), #300 Page (4 higher), #309 Nobis (1 higher), #322 Boozer (1 higher), #334 Taylor (2 higher), #338 Spurrier IA (2 higher), #339 Little IA (1 higher), #340 Dawson IA (4 higher), #343 Namath IA (4 higher), #348 Blanda (1 higher), and #350 (1 higher); the remaining (137) are PSA 8, highlighted by: #80 Griese, #132 Griese IA, #140 Csonka, #150 Bradshaw, #160 Simpson, #195 Jurgensen, #200 Staubach, #225 Farkenton, #235 Blanda and #248 Alworth. An exact pop-report for each card is available at PSA’s online Set Registry. Whether you are looking for a prestigious place on the registry or, simply put, the finest 1972 Topps football offered in years, this magnificent lot will fit you beautifully. For a more complete listing of highlights, please visit our website.

PSA 9 with NONE HIGHER: (79) including #8, #11, #21, #23, #26, #28, #30, #31, #32, #34, #42 Barney, #45, #48, #50, #52, #54, #56, #59, #63, #67, #69 Wilcox, #73, #74, #75, #76, #82, #83, #84, #88, #94, #97, #105 Hayes, #108, #115, #117, #125, #128 Gabriel IA, #131 Matte IA, #135 AFC Semi, #141, #142, #143, #144, #151, #152, #154, #157, #159, #161, #162, #163, #164, #166, #167 Warfield, #173, #174, #176, #182, #187, #191, #194, #196, #205 L. Wilson, #206, #212, #217, #219, #224 Hill, #228, #230 Greene, #234, #236 and #251 Unitas IA and high-numbers #273, #288, #293, #315, #319 and #323; the remaining (139) PSA 9 with few higher examples include #2, #4, #9, #13 Riggins RC (4 higher), #18, #22, #24, #35, #38, #40 Gabriel (1 higher), #41, #43, #47, #51, #55 Manning RC (4 higher), #60, #62, #64, #65 Plunkett RC (3 higher), #89, #90, #92, #95 Brown (4 higher), #96, #99, #100 Namath (6 higher), #101 Greenwood RC, #106 Alzado RC (3 higher), #107, #109, #110 Sayers (2 higher), #111, #112, #113, #116, #119, #120 Bradshaw IA (8 higher), #121 Kiick IA (3 higher), #122 Staubach IA (2 higher), #123, #124, #126 Riggins IA (7 higher), #134 NFC Semi (3 higher), #136 NFC Semi (1 higher), #145 Lilly (1 higher), #146, #147, #148, #149, #153, #155, #158, #165 Unitas (1 higher), #171, #175, #178, #179, #180, #181 Olsen (2 higher), #186 Upshaw RC (1 higher), #188, #189, #192, #193, #198, #199, #201, #202, #204 Buchanan (1 higher), #209 Jones (1 higher), #210 Biletnikoff (1 higher), #213, #214, #215, #218, #223, #226, #227, #231, #232, #237, #238, #239, #241, #243, #245 Dawson (2 higher), #247, #253, #257 Greenwood IA (1 higher), #259 Csonka IA (1 higher), #261 and high numbers #264 (1 higher), #266 Wright AP (5 higher), #267 Little AP (4 higher), #268 (1 higher), #269 (2 higher), #270 (5 higher), #272 Griese AP (5 higher), #276 (6 higher), #277 (2 higher), #278 (2 higher), #279 Page AP (2 higher), #280 Lilly AP (4 higher), #281 (4 higher), #282 Wilcox AP (2 higher), #283 (4 higher), #284 (4 higher), #285 (1 higher), #287 Houston AP (8 higher), #291 Spurrier RC (3 higher), #294 Checklist (4 higher), #296 (2 higher), #300 Page (4 higher), #305 (2 higher), #306 (3 higher), #308 (2 higher), #309 Nobis (1 higher), #310 (2 higher), #317 (2 higher), #321 (1 higher), #322 Boozer (1 higher), #324 (1 higher), #326 (4 higher), #328 (2 higher), #332 (1 higher), #333 (1 higher), #334 Taylor (2 higher), #335 (1 higher), #336 (2 higher), #337 (4 higher), #338 Spurrier IA (2 higher), #339 Little IA (1 higher), #340 Dawson IA (4 higher), #342 (2 higher), #343 Namath IA (4 higher), #344 (4 higher), #345 (1 higher), #346 (2 higher), #348 Blanda (1 higher), #349 (2 higher) and #350 (1 higher); the remaining (137) are PSA 8, highlighted by: #80 Griese, #132 Griese IA, #140 Csonka, #150 Bradshaw, #160 Simpson, #195 Jurgensen, #200 Staubach, #225 Farkenton, #235 Blanda and #248 Alworth. 
 
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