Lot # 4: 1963 Fleer Football High-Grade Complete Set (89) - #13 on the PSA Registry!

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Item was in Auction "Inaugural Auction",
which ran from 10/5/2012 4:00 PM to
10/28/2012 3:27 AM

Presented is an extremely high-grade complete set of 1963 Fleer football cards. Graded entirely by PSA this set has a staggering GPA of 7.72 ranking it in the top 20 PSA-graded 1963 Fleer football sets of all-time. 73% of the cards in this set have been graded 8 or better by PSA with the remainder (just 24 cards) graded 7.The 1963 set Fleer"s final foray into football cards until the late 70s is loaded with Hall of Famers and many rookie cards. The cards are very difficult to obtain in high grades due to various quality flaws notably centering and cutting-related. At the same time the set"s eye appeal is fantastic with crisp photos superimposed over deep red backgrounds. The set featuring players from the AFL contains a number of stars three Hall of Fame rookie cards (Lance Alworth Nick Buoniconti and Len Dawson) two difficult short prints along with a tough checklist.A condition breakdown of the set"s keys reveals an amazing grouping of top-condition cards: #1 Garron RC (PSA NM-MT 8) #6 Long SP RC (PSA NMT 7) #10 Buoniconti RC (HOF - PSA NMT 7) #15 Maynard (HOF - PSA NM-MT 8) #23 Gilchrist RC (PSA NM-MT 8) #24 Kemp (PSA NM-MT 8) #36 Blanda (HOF - PSA NM-MT 8) #47 Dawson RC (HOF - PSA NM-MT 8) #62 Otto (HOF - PSA NMT 7) #64 Dougherty SP (PSA NM-MT 8) #70 Lincoln RC (PSA NM-MT 8) #72 Alworth RC (HOF - PSA NM-MT 8) Checklist SP (PSA NM 7). The cumulative SMR value of the individual cards listed above is $2 055 alone! This is a gorgeous high-grade collection of cards from Fleer"s final football set of the 1960s. It is one of the finest collections of 1963 Fleer football cards ever assembled along with the scarce checklist in high grade.

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