Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1966 Topps "Comic Book Foldees" Complete Set (44), Display Box and Wrapper. The 1966-67 Topps "Comic Book Foldees" series is quite an odd concept, one that long-time card collector Woody Gelman borrowed from a 19th Century tobacco card set. The cards are 4-3/4" x 2-1/2" tri-panels with die-cut perforations and stamped joint impressions that allow for the interchanging of head and/or body sections from one image to another, creating nine different possible image combinations on each card! If you wanted to see Superman with the half-torso and legs of Gandhi--this was the set for you! The "Foldees" are very colorful and the center panels feature 44 of the DC Comics heroes and villains. The nature of this set makes unfolded fully intact panels pretty tough to find. This lot offers the complete 44-card set, a 5-cent wax paper wrapper and an original display box. The brightly colored box presents close to NM with just a few light creases in the top panel and one small area of surface loss, the wrapper presents EX-MT with usual fold lines and the set grades EX/MT to NM with some NM-MT and four lesser. This is a very hard set to complete, let alone at this level of quality.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,076

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thank you for your expertise, guidance through the auction process and for getting them top dollar for the cards.
    Mark F.,
    Rochester, NY
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    May 17-18 Sports Memorabilia Catalog Auction - Dallas
    May 17-18 Sports Memorabilia Catalog Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $4,242,016