1964-67 Philadelphia Football Near Sets 
Lot Number 519
 
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The Philadelphia card company produced football sets from only 1964-67, but they loaded the sets with stars and future Hall of Famers. Offered are four off- to mid-grade near sets from those years highlighted by 1964 Philadelphia: (196/198) with #3 Mackey (EX), #12 Unitas (EX-MT), #30 J. Brown (EX), #71 Adderley (VG-EX), #72 W. Davis (EX), #79 Starr (EX-MT), #84 Packers Play Lombardi (NM), #91 Olsen (EX-MT), #109 Tarkenton (EX-MT), #117 Gifford (EX); 11% (NM or better), 29% (EX-MT), 39% (VG-EX to EX), 21% (VG or lesser) 1965 Philadelphia: (190/198) with #12 Unitas (VG-EX), #19 Ditka (NM), #31 J. Brown (EX-MT), #41 Warfield (EX-MT), #76 Hornung (EX), #81 Starr (VG), #105 Eller RC (VG), #110 Tarkenton (VG-EX), #195 C. Taylor (VG); 13% (NM or better), 29% (EX-MT), 41% (VG-EX to EX), 17% VG or lesser); 1966 Philadelphia: (169/195) with #31 Butkus (VG-EX), #32 Ditka (VG), #38 Sayers (VG), #58 Hayes (VG-EX), #88 Starr (VG-EX); 8% (NM or better), 18% (EX-MT), 40% (VG-EX to EX), 34% (VG or lesser); 1967 Philadelphia: (192/198) with #23 Unitas (VG), #28 Butkus (EX-MT), #29 Ditka (EX), #35 Sayers (NM), #43 Kelly (EX-MT), #58 Reeves RC (VG-EX), #165 J. Smith (NM) and #197 Checklist (EX); 8% (NM or better), 19% (EX-MT), 44% (VG-EX to EX) and 29% (VG or lesser). There is mainly corner wear and some centering issues, but most of the cards have great eye appeal, and these near sets are a very fine grouping as a whole. For a list of missing cards please visit our website.

Missing cards include

1964: #ís 83, 197

1965: #ís 70, 71, 75, 82, 127, 142, 155, 171

1966: #ís 24, 26, 36, 41, 44, 73, 75, 77, 98, 111, 114, 115, 120, 126, 127, 136, 144, 159, 168, 169, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 188

1967: #ís 82, 132, 178, 180, 184, 198 
 
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