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    1968 Topps Football High Grade Football Set (219). Starting with the year this Topps issue was released, Topps became the only football card manufacturer after Fleer and Philadelphia Gum bowed out due to the AFL-NFL merger. There are a plethora of star cards throughout this issue, with Butkus and Lilly grading at the MINT level. A total of 46 cards have been graded by SGC. Highlights include: Graded - SGC 96 MINT 9: 7 cards, #'s 23, 67, 127 Butkus, 159 Kapp, 164 Wilson, 166 Krause and 181 Lilly; SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 6 cards, #'s 30, 32, 73, 104, 178 and 212; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 20 cards, #'s 7, 18, 56, 60 Hart, 66, 85, 90, 128, 130 Karras, 136, 142 Blanda, 157 Nitschke, 158, 160 Taylor, 183, 192 Taylor, 197, 198, 203 and 209; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 7 cards, #'s 1 Starr, 21, 100 Unitas, 103 Hayes, 135, 144 and 173 Little; SGC 84 NM 7: 6 cards, #'s 65 Namath, 75 Sayers, 88 Jurgensen, 161 Tarkenton, 194 Lamonica and 196 Griese. Ungraded - including: #'s 25 Meredith (EX), 49 Warfield (EX), 55 CL (EX), 149 Kemp (EX), 162 Ditka (NM), 163 Russell (EX), 168 Biletnikoff (EX), 169 Maynard (EX/MT), 171 Dawson (miscut), 193 Alworth (EX), 219 CL (EX). Grades 40% NM to NM/MT, 50% EX to EX/MT, 10% VG to VG/EX. The SMR value of just the graded cards exceeds $1,500.

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    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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