Trading cards commemorating the Super Bowl began as random actions shots from the game and have evolved to specific moments from the game.
In 1967 it wasn’t referred to as the Super Bowl, but after it was named the Super Bowl the game has steadily grown to what it is today.
The Dec. 1 auction for Collect Auctions is highlighted by unopened wax, cello and vending boxes, as well as graded cards and many autographed items.
By Arnold Bailey One of the 170 cards in Topps’ 1963 football set tells a story that is much too big to fit on a 2 5/8”-by-3 5/8” piece of cardboard. Card number 97 is a photo of the entire …
By Robert Kunz The Pro Football Hall of Fame (Canton, Ohio) has a deep tradition of honoring past greats of the Green Bay Packers. The first induction class in 1963 honored Curly Lambeau and Don Hutson, and between that first …
With an excellent mix of AFL and NFL players in the Fleer and Topps sets, 1961 football card collectors had several Packers to choose from. But a regional set that year was exclusively “bayside,” as the Wisconsin-based Lake to Lake Dairy came out with a 36-card Green Bay gridiron offering.
The most significant NFL Championship ring ever offered at auction will be part of Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night event in New York. Part of the featured Jerry Kramer Collection is his Super Bowl I ring, expected to top $100,000.
A Sand Knit green, gold and white Green Bay Packers sweater previously owned and worn by the late Packers’ coaching legend Vince Lombardi sold for $17,250.
If recent events have you thinking heroes are hard to find, look no further than Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr – a role model if there ever was one. Enjoy the recap of his stellar career and how his collectibles fare in the market.
The Highland Mint is providing 20 percent of the profits of the sale of its latest Signature Frames to benefit the Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation.